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Paris' Top 5 Attractions

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By []Ken Sand

Aside from being the capital of France, Paris is a city that is well known as the home of fashion. It is also considered as one of the most romantic cities in the world. Many couples especially newlyweds visit this beautiful city to celebrate their romance or honeymoon. For individual tourists, this city is a place where can spend their holidays and experience a wonderful vacation. There are numerous attractions offered here from the finest French cuisine to the taste of good wine, the different shopping centers to countless outdoor activities and so much more. Visiting this city would be like an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity you should not miss.

Listed below are top and famous attractions that entice a lot of tourist. These sites are must-see if you land to this breathtaking city of Paris. Going to these places will make your vacation memorable and a lot more fun.


1. The Eiffel Tower
Who wouldn't know this very famous tower? Built in 1889 during the World Exhibition, this tower is one of the popular landmarks in the entire Europe and probably the main attraction in Paris. The best time to go up to this tower is when the sun about to set. You will see a splendid sea of lights that will surely give you delight and amazement.

But, be aware that you must prepare to stand in line for hours before you can head to the top of this landmark.

2. The Louvre Museum
This is also a popular attraction you must visit. It is an art museum that showcases a glass pyramid. This museum is widely known for its several collections of thousand-year old artworks from the entire world. It includes some of the famous art pieces such as The Mona Lisa, the Victory of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo.

3. The Notre-Dame de Paris
This is a cathedral that is regarded as among the famous landmarks in Paris. It is actually the masterpiece of the Gothic period and the icon of many French novels and history books. One of the parts of the history is that Napoleon crowned himself here.

4. Le Moulin Rouge
For a nightlife activity, you can visit this entertainment venue to witness pretty can-can dancers. You will surely get to see the famous red windmill on top of the building.

5. La Cite des Sciences et de L'Industries
This is the largest science museum in the entire Europe where arts, crafts, medicine, science and technology are combined. It also features the Explora for piloting an airplane. You and children can enjoy traveling inside a human body, visiting the Ariane rocket and stepping into a camera and many more.

Visiting Paris can become expensive if you do not what you are doing. At the budget travel guide []Dirt Cheap Paris you learn how to get the most bang for your buck in the French capital. The guide also contains a very helpful list of typical []Paris prices.

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