Thursday, April 28, 2011

The City of Lights!

A Little About Paris
Today we will visit Paris, France the land of romance!  There are lot of things Paris is really known for. Being the largest city in France as well as in Europe, The cosmopolitan capital city of France is known to be the City of Love.  It has a well-known reputation of being the most romantic city in the whole world because of its lovely sceneries, beautiful ambiance and significant culture. 
Paris is acknowledged for its classy food and great fashion sense. It is also known as the City of Lights and now considered as one of the most well-liked tourist destination in the world nowadays.  If you are up for romantic sightseeing, then Paris is the best destination for you. Eiffel tower is definitely the best tourist spot in Paris.
Eiffel tower is the representation of the world's most romantic city which gives you the most picture perfect setting for marriage proposals. How would you like to get engaged in Paris at the Eiffel Tower?
Paris is considered as one of the greatest fashion capitals of the Western world just like New York, London & Milan. Shopaholic would like to call Paris as Shoppers Heaven because of its hip, classy, high end and continuously evolving fashion styles.  It is a must-see city for globe-trotting tourists – a place everyone should visit at least once in their lifetimes.  Located in northern France along the banks of the River Seine, Paris is the largest city in France with a population of 2 million in the city and 10 million more in the surrounding land.

Places to Stay in Paris

One popular budget hotel in Paris is the Hotel Langlois, close to the Paris metro but less than $100 per night.  For less than $150 per night, The Maxim in the city’s hip Latin Quarter is a two-star hotel nestled amongst Parisian cafes and within walking distance of one of the city’s open-air markets.  For high-end travelers, the Westin Paris is located in the heart of Paris, not far from the Louvre.

Paris’s Museums and Cultural Sites

Because Paris has such a long history (the first permanent human habitations were founded around 4200 BC), it has many historical sites and museums worth visiting.  Notre Dame, Paris’s most famous cathedral, was built in the 12th century on the Ile de la Cite, the island in the center of Paris which was also the site of its earliest settlements.  Also on this island is the prison where Marie Antoinette waited out her execution during the French Revolution, the Sainte-Chapelle, and the Pont Neuf – the “new bridge” which is actually the oldest bridge in Paris.
For art lovers, Paris has several world-famous museums, including the Louvre – perhaps the world’s most famous museum, which holds the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo.  Other landmarks worth visiting in Paris include the Napoleonic Arc de Triumphe, the Eiffel Tower, and the Bastille.  Whether in Paris for business or pleasure, Paris apartments are the ideal accomodation for your stay.  Read unbiased opinions about hotels and vacations at TripAdvisor.

No comments: