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
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
The Notre Dame de Paris is one of the first Gothic cathedrals ever built. Construction started in 1163 and lasted for almost two decades. From the lookout at the north tower you have a great view over the city.
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.
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.
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
Private Wine and Cheese Tasting in Paris, Paris
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$158.75
Heart of Paris Bike Tour, Paris
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$44.45



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