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Moulin Rouge, the Eiffel Tower and boat excursions over the Seine River, romance is alive in the “City of Love.” This romantic city is also known as the “City of Light” (la Ville Lumière) since it began lighting the Champs De Elysées with gas lamps in 1828. Considered one of the most outstanding capitals of Europe, Paris attracts tourists with its charming bohemians and artist lifestyle. Paris city is also the “Capital of Fashion” and it offers top designer names such as Chanel, Christian Dior, Yves Saint-Laurent and Lancôme. Vintage or high fashion, it’s all found here. The rare mix between the metropolitan and bohemian make the city an extraordinarily enchanting place. Tourists love Paris, once visited, tourists want to come back to this unique place, making it the most visited city in the world.
Situated in the North of the Country on the river Seine, with 2.2 million inhabitants in the city center and 12 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area, Paris is one of the one of the largest agglomerations in Europe. Paris is distinctive from New York and London with its more relaxed city atmosphere. Strolling around Paris inspires the discovery of the French culture that has influenced the French society for centuries.
The bohemian area of Montmartre is one of the most visited historic areas. Pick up souvenirs from the (more...) workshops of Picasso and Utrillo that started the cubism. Cabarets, wines, painters and popular songs keep the bohemian spirit alive in the Place du Tertre. Inhale the bohemian spirit in one of the inviting cafés in Montmartre. Don’t get surprised if you start humming Édit Piafs’ Le Vie En Rose as it feels like you have travelled back in time. While you are in the Montmartre area, visit the fantastic Sacré Coeur Basilica, the highest point of Paris.
The bridge of Pont Neuf Creative Commons License
Paris offers the finest art galleries, museums and famous cabarets such as Folies Bergères. The Louvre museum holds one of the finest collections of art in the entire world. Discover the reason why Leonardo Da Vincis’ Mona Lisa is smiling. Witness the views from Pont Neuf Bridge overlooking the city with outstanding traces from ancient Roman and medieval culture. Visit the Palace of Versailles and explore the 17th century architecture in the trendy area of Le Marais. 35 minutes from Paris, you will find Disneyland Paris, which attracts tourists from all over the world.
The central part of Paris is divided into 20 districts or arrondissements, where Kilometre Zero is located at the front of the 13th century cathedral of Notre Dame. The best way to explore the parks, monuments and museum is to obtain a city map called Paris Pratique par Arrondissement, which can be bought in any newsstand and start to discover the city by foot.
The maritime climate with cool winters and warm summers make Paris most visited in the summer, but the city is always popular depending on what experience you are looking for. Paris attracts tourists all-year-round and is also a great choice for a weekend trip.
Expect the unexpected in the most visited city in the world, with a never ending nightlife that offer you a particular mix between luxury and small romantic hotels, classy restaurants and small cozy cafés, and jazz concerts and electronic festivals. Paris has it all and is therefore unique in its kind, which make it the most visited city of the world.