paris
Country : France
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : French
Population
City: 2 240 681 (2012)
Metro: 11 800 687 (2012)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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 arrondissements 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
Eiffel Tower, Paris
Probably the best known landmark in Europe, the Eiffel Tower is the symbol of Paris and one of the city's must-see attractions. You can climb up the stairs or take the elevator after waiting in the (long) queue.
Pont Alexandre III, Paris
The Pont Alexandre III is the most ornamented and most popular bridge in Paris. The beautiful bridge, designed by Résal and Alby at the end of the 19th century consist of a single 107m long span.
Place de la Bastille, Paris
This square was the location of the Bastille stronghold, which was stormed on July 14, 1789, triggering the start of the French Revolution. The stronghold was demolished and an enormous opera house now dominates the square.
Versailles Palace, Paris
What started as a modest hunting lodge was expanded into the world's most famous palace, a model for all future European palaces. The palace is located just 20km southwest of Paris.

Random Paris Tours & Activities
New Year's Eve Crazy Horse Cabaret Show in Paris, Paris
  • Duration: 1 hour and a half
From USD
$196.75
The Sweet Pastry Tour of Paris, Paris
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$64.81



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