Tourist attractions in Paris France - Page 2
Paris is full of many different tourist attractions you can visit whilst you are on holiday in France, with many playing a major part within the history of Paris, like the Eiffel Tower, The Hotel National des Invalides where you can also visit the Tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte I, then you have La Conciergerie the very first royal palace in Paris through to the Pantheon, all which are just a few of the great tourist attractions in Paris that you can discover.
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Les Invalides in Paris is a popular place to visit when on holiday in Paris, and not only do you get to see this impressive building but you can also visit the Tomb of Napoleon within a circular crypt in the Eglise du Dome at Les Invalides.
The Grand Palais offers visitors a host of different events that are organised throughout the year, and is also home to the Palais de la Decouverte.
- Photos of Grand Palais
- History of the Grand Palais
A unique museum in Paris all about counterfeit items that allows visitors to discover a wide range of fake merchandise in comparison to the real thing.
It was then decided in 1918 that the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier would be buried underneath the arc, plus in 1923 the Eternal Flame was lite also in remembrance of people who had fought for France over the years.
L’Aquarium de Paris or Cineaqua is an aquarium in Paris, but this is not just any ordinary aquarium, as there are more than 10,000 different specimens displayed within 43 different tanks, plus there are many special events held at Cineaqua, that even has a stage with a large tank as a backdrop.
The Tour Montparnasse Tower is one of the more modern monuments in Paris and is still criticised by many who do not think there should be any sky scrapers within the city, but because of its location and its height, it has become one of the major tourist attractions in Paris due to the fabulous panoramic views.
- Ciel de Paris Restaurant at the Montparnasse Tower
- History of Tour Montparnasse Tower
Ever since the Eiffel Tower in Paris was first opened to the public in 1889 there has always been restaurants at the Eiffel Tower, but today there is far more choice and variety that can suit all tastes and budgets.
Located in the heart of the Saint Germain des Pres area of Paris, the Musee Eugene Delacroix is a museum in Paris dedicated to this renowned painter and it is situated within the apartment where Eugene Delacroix once lived along with the studio where he would work.
- History Of The Musee Eugene Delacroix
The Place des Vosges is one of the beautiful and historic squares in Paris that dates back to the 1600s and it is one of the popular places to visit with it being home to many art galleries, gourmet restaurants and the Maison Victor Hugo.
Originally there was an equestrian statue with King Louis XIV that was on display in the centre of the square of Place Vendome, which was to edify the king and his victories, however King Louis XIV never lived long enough to see this happen.
The Place Vendome in Paris is probably most well known as the square that is home to the fabulous Ritz hotel, but is also home to retail stores, famous jewellers and well known dress designers in couture, and in the middle of the square is one of the old monuments in Paris.
With the official name of Cabaret Au Lapin Agile, this is one of the traditional cabarets in Paris that has been running since before 1860 and is an ideal venue for all the family as you will get to hear chansons, which are basically old French folk songs accompanied by the piano, some of which date back to the 15 century.
- History Of The Lapin Agile Cabaret
If you want the best of both worlds with a cabaret and entertainment such as comedians or magicians, along with a dinner, then the chance to enjoy a night club atmosphere afterwards, the Carrousel de Paris, is a great venue for just that.
The Musee Picasso is located in the historical Marais area of Paris within an old building that dates from around the middle of the 1600s, and it is dedicated to the works of the famous artist Pablo Picasso, and with its vast collection, it has become the main study centre for the life of Picasso throughout the world.
The Maison de Balzac in Paris is also known as the Musee Balzac museum, which is dedicated to the renowned author Honore de Balzac. And it is one of only three literary museums in Paris that are dedicated to this type of work.
The Dame de Canton is a very unique and unusual cabaret, concert, nightclub and restaurant in Paris, that is a wooden Chinese junk, which is now moored permanently on the River Seine in the heart of Paris.
- Photos of Dame de Canton
The Museum of Letters and Manuscripts is a unusual museums in Paris that was only founded back in 2004 and holds manuscripts dating back hundreds of years.
La Belle Epoque provides an enchanting night out in Paris with a cabaret show and a candlelit meal, which are combined in a wonderful atmosphere, they also have a very good reputation for the quality of their music, the shows and choreography, all makes for a fun filled evening out in Paris.
The Argonaute is a real submarine that served in the French Navy before being decommissioned, and eventually this become one of the many unusual tourist attractions in Paris that sees thousands of visitors every year.
- Photos of Argonaute submarine
The Carette Paris Place du Trocadero has become one of the most well known pastry houses in Paris and this restaurant style brasserie come café and tea room.
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