Monuments In Paris Capital City of France
Everyone has heard of Paris and its famous monuments like the Eiffel Tower, but there is a
lot more to this capital of France than the obvious, just by looking at the history that
this city is steeped in you can discover so much more, plus with so many tourist
attractions, you will never be without somewhere to go and sights to see in Paris.
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Eiffel Tower in Paris France
Today, the Eiffel Tower has become a global icon of France, which is an iron tower built
on the Champ de Mars.
Arc de Triomphe in Paris France
The Arc de Triomphe is a famous monument in Paris that honours those who fought for
Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris France
Notre Dame de Paris, is often known simply as Notre Dame and is a Gothic cathedral in the
centre of Paris on the River Seine.
The Grande Arche in Paris France
Grande Arche de la Fraternite, is a monument in the business district of La Defense to the
West of Paris.
The Louvre in Paris France
Known to many as just The Louvre, the full name is Musee du Louvre and can be found in
The Pantheon in Paris France
The Pantheon comes from the Greek word Pantheon, meaning "All the Gods" and is a
building in the Latin Quarter in Paris, France.
The Sacre Coeur Basilica in Paris France
The Sacre Coeur Basilica, is also known as the Sacre Cur and under the name of the
Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
Place de la Bastille in Paris France
The Place de la Bastille is a square in Paris, where the Bastille prison stood until the
'Storming of the Bastille'
Royal Chateau de Fontainebleau
The Royal Chateau de Fontainebleau is a large castle where the Renaissance was introduced
to France from 1528.
Chateau de Versailles in France
The Chateau de Versailles is one of the largest castles in the world and is one of the
most visited sites in France.
Chateau de Chantilly Castle Near Paris
The Chateau de Chantilly is a beautiful castle situated at the heart of a vast domain,
which covers an area of approximately 7,800 hectares.
Stables at Chateau de Versailles Grande
Écurie du Château de Versailles
Work was completed by 1683, and these two buildings are outstanding because of their
dimensions and the incredible architecture.
Chateau Vaux le Vicomte in France
Chateau Vaux le Vicomte is the largest privately owned chateau in France and is classed as
an historical monument.
The Stade de France
The history of the Stade de France began when FIFA made a decision to select France to
organise the FIFA World Cup.
Musee d'Orsay in Paris France
Musee d'Orsay picks up where the Louvre leaves off, featuring French art from the mid
1800s to the 1st World War.
Basilique de Saint Denis
Basilica of Saint Denis, also known as Basilique de Saint Denis the favourite burial spot
for French Kings
Hôtel de Ville In Paris France
The Hôtel de Ville in Paris is the building that houses the Administration for the City
of Paris and we would know it as the City Hall.
Hôtel National des Invalides and Napoleons
Hôtel national des Invalides is also very well known as just Les Invalides and houses
Napoleons Tomb situated in the 7th Arrondissement of Paris.
La Conciergerie In Paris France
La Conciergerie is a very historical monument that includes the remains of the oldest
royal palace in Paris and was first constructed at the start of the 14th century but was
then turned into a prison during the 15th century.
Sainte Chapelle In Paris France
The Sainte Chapelle is a holy chapel that was built by King Louis IX in the 1240's in
which to house relics from the Holy Land that included the Crown of Thorns and a small
part of the True Cross.
Parc Zoologique de Thoiry (Le) Near Paris
The Parc Zoologique de Thoiry has become a very popular safari park and one of Europe's
best-known with some fantastic features.
History of the Paradis Latin Theatre In Paris
It was back in 1802 that Napoleon Bonaparte decided to have a theatre built on the Rue des
Fossés Saint-Victor, and once built was inaugurated in 1803 under the name of the Theatre
Miniature Map In Paris
France Miniature is a theme park that is designed as a miniature map of France with all
the famous monuments in some other parts of France.
Construction of the Chateau de Vincennes
The Chateau de Vincennes dates back to the 12th century, which was before the Louvre was
built and is one of the few castles that has found itself at the centre of French History
right through from the Middle Ages.
The Pompidou Centre known as Beaubourg
The Center Nationale d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou is a giant, futuristic arts
centre located in the Beaubourg district of Paris.
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