Notre-Dame de Paris (French: [nɔtʁə dam də paʁi] ( listen); meaning "Our Lady of Paris"), also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France.
Paris's Arc de Triomphe was the tallest triumphal arch until the completion of the Monumento a la Revolución in Mexico City in 1938, which is 67 metres (220 ft) high. The Arch of Triumph in Pyongyang, completed in 1982, is modelled on the Arc de Triomphe and is slightly taller at 60 m (197 ft).
The Place de la Concorde (French pronunciation: [plas də la kɔ̃kɔʁd]) is one of the major public squares in Paris, France.Measuring 8.64 hectares (21.3 acres) in area, it is the largest square in the French capital. It is located in the city's eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs-Élysées.It was the site of many notable public executions during the French Revolution
Once a swamp, Le Marais has changed dramatically over the years. The neighborhood, which was once synonymous with Judaism in Paris, became a hub for LGBT Parisians from the 1980s. Today, the area is one of the most popular places to live and shop. Visit Le Marais to experience its unique combination ...
The Jardin du Luxembourg, also known in English as the Luxembourg Gardens, is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France.It was created beginning in 1612 by Marie de' Medici, the widow of King Henry IV of France, for a new residence she constructed, the Luxembourg Palace.
Immerse yourself in the extravagance of the Moulin Rouge, the most popular show in Paris, during an unforgettable evening that includes a gourmet 3-course... Treat yourself to an exclusive Parisian event with a VIP seat at the world-famous Moulin Rouge Show.
Best of Les Invalides: Don't miss the opportunity to the visit the impressive Tomb of Napoleon that lies underneath the stunning golden dome. Best of Les Invalides: Don't miss the opportunity to the visit the impressive Tomb of Napoleon that lies underneath the stunning golden dome.
Three decades into its life, it's clear that the Centre Pompidou has succeeded in its aim of being both art gallery and cultural hub. Its modern and contemporary art collection, with over 50,000 works and multiple temporary exhibitions, is one of Europe's most significant, and its public library and ...
The Sainte-Chapelle (French pronunciation: [sɛ̃t ʃapɛl], Holy Chapel) is a royal chapel in the Gothic style, within the medieval Palais de la Cité, the residence of the Kings of France until the 14th century, on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France.
A genuine labyrinth in the heart of underground Paris, the Catacombs were fitted out in the galleries of former quarries. Twenty metres underground, the ossuary houses the remains of approximately six million Parisians, gradually transferred between the end of the 18th century and the mid 19th century, as the capital's cemeteries were closed ...
Learn about history at Place de la Bastille. Place de la Bastille is the former location of the notorious prison which was famously stormed and destroyed in the French Revolution, and today the outline of the prison is marked out on the pavement.
The Panthéon (Latin: pantheon, from Greek πάνθειον (ἱερόν) '(temple) to all the gods') is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris, France. It was originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve and to house the reliquary châsse containing her relics but, after many changes, now functions as a secular mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens.
The tour montparnasse overlooks this area of Paris - there are lots of interesting things to see around. Lots of shops and restaurants and for visiting -Fondation cartier, Les Catacombes Lots of shops and restaurants and for visiting -Fondation cartier, Les Catacombes
The Palais Garnier also houses the Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra de Paris (Paris Opera Library-Museum), although the Library-Museum is no longer managed by the Opera and is part of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. The museum is included in unaccompanied tours of the Palais Garnier.
The Musée Rodin in Paris, France, is a museum that was opened in 1919, dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. It has two sites: the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds in central Paris and just outside Paris at Rodin's old home, the Villa des Brillants at Meudon (Hauts-de-Seine).
The Pont Neuf (French pronunciation: , "New Bridge") is the oldest standing bridge across the river Seine in Paris, France. It stands by the western (downstream) point of the Île de la Cité, the island in the middle of the river that was, between 250 and 225 BC, the birthplace of Paris, then known as Lutetia, and during the medieval period, the heart of the city.
Père Lachaise Cemetery (French: Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, [simtjɛːʁ dy pɛːʁ laʃɛːz]; formerly, cimetière de l'Est, "Cemetery of the East") is the largest cemetery in the city of Paris (44 hectares or 110 acres), although there are larger cemeteries in the city's suburbs. ...
The Place Charles de Gaulle, historically known as the Place de l'Étoile (pronounced [plas də letwal]), is a large road junction in Paris, France, the meeting point of twelve straight avenues (hence its historic name, which translates as "Square of the Star") including the Champs-Élysées.
The main pyramid is accompanied by three smaller ones. They have been positioned to create light shafts for access to the museum’s collections. Lastly, the inverted pyramid is the one visible from underground, when you use the Carrousel entrance to the Louvre. In the proper sense, it is an upside down, suspended pyramid.
First of all the pronunciation : (Ley-all) Try at your own risk because it is common knowledge and scientific fact that you will never speak French like the French do, even if they stop grimacing or finishing your sentences for you.Les Halles, which means what it sounds like, was one of the true wonders of working class Paris.Made famous by Emile Zola’s famous novel of the same name, it was ...
I'm trying to make rational schedules (HA!) for our two days in Paris, and with two teens, shopping in Paris ranks nearly as high as the Mona Lisa. We intend to shop on Rue de Rivoli on a Monday, March 21. I don't know anything about the customs and laws regarding store hours in Paris, but can ...
From the French revolution to the 1848 uprising immortalized in Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, the Bastille area is steeped in political history. Beyond this, however, Bastille also offers restaurants, bars, markets, and a youthful spirit. We pick the top 10 things to do in this Paris neighborhood.
The Pont des Arts or Passerelle des Arts is a pedestrian bridge in Paris which crosses the River Seine.It links the Institut de France and the central square (cour carrée) of the Palais du Louvre, (which had been termed the "Palais des Arts" under the First French Empire