paris
Country : France
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : French
Population
City: 2 181 374 (2004)
Metro: 11 532 409 (2004)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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Paris
closeParis, the world's most popular city destination, has plenty of must-see places but make sure you spend at least a day strolling off the beaten path, as this is the only way to discover the real Paris: a lively cosmopolitan but undeniably French city.
The center of Paris is divided in 20 arron-dissements with the majority of the world known attractions (Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysées, Louvre, Panthéon, Notre-Dame,...) situated in the first 8 arrondissements.
Random Paris Highlights
Montmartre, Paris
Despite the many tourists here, Montmartre - once Paris's artist's enclave - has managed to keep a charming and village-like atmosphere. The most famous attraction in this area is the Sacré-Coeur Basilica.
Dôme des Invalides, Paris
Built as King Louis XIV's private chapel, this magnificent building now houses the tombs of several prominent French historic figures, most notably that of Emperor Napoleon I.
Champs-Elysées, Paris
The Avenue des Champs-Elysées is the most prestigious and most famous street in Paris and possible in the whole world. It stretches all the way from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe.
Jardin des Tuileries, Paris
The Jardin des Tuileries is a popular park in French formal style situated between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde The garden features numerous sculptures as well as a couple of museums.

Random Paris Tours & Activities
Romantic Horse and Carriage Ride through Paris, Paris
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 1 - 1.5 hours
From USD
$68.36
Grand Cru Wine Tasting in Paris, Paris
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$210.35
Burgundy Day Trip from Paris, Paris
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 12 hours
From USD
$217.36



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