What Makes Paris World’s One of the most Visited Tourist City

August 18, 2012

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Paris the most charming capital of the world and also the most visited. Paris attracts tourists for its spectacular beauty, printed in fabulous monuments, stunning architecture and beautifully kept gardens. Cultural life here enchants hundreds of museums, exhibitions and performances varied, pleasing the most demanding connoisseurs of art. The local gastronomy is a feast in sophistication. Yes, it’s true, that Paris is the city which most of the world must see!

Tour to Paris:-

paris night tours

There are many evening and night tours organized in the city to showcase the best of it. Getting around the city takes time. Paris requires at least 5 days to be felt as it should be. Climbing the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame , pray Sacrée Coeur, watching the Moulin Rouge, knowing Versailles, scrutinize the Louvre, stroll down the Champs-Elysees and still enjoy meals in the French way are things that every tourist should do.Nevertheless, if the time is even greater, there’s still curious to know the addresses of the city, well listed in the guide Iara Crepaldi. Tours are also valid in the neighborhood, like visiting the castles of the Loire Valley and learn about the wineries in Champagne. For those traveling with children, Euro Disney there is close and full of attractions.

Catacombs of Paris:-

Catacombs of Paris

Historical data suggest that the Catacombs, a network of underground tunnels of 300 kilometers , as are now known, initially, were used as quarries where limestone is extracted, which were used to carry out the construction of most of the historic buildings that currently can be seen in Paris. At that time and because of this function they performed, the catacombs were known as the quarries of Paris .

In the year 1786 and during a series of epidemics and diseases in the city of Paris, the Catacombs were the destination of the remains of bodies from various cemeteries in the city of Paris. Of the total 300 kilometers of tunnels that make up the Catacombs of Paris, you can visit only a very small area, but is enough to check the gloomy atmosphere that is breathed there. The most curious that the Catacombs have begun to use as a burial of the bones of thousands of Parisians, lies not in the function itself is given, but in the way they were buried the remains of all these people , ie All the bones were moved to the catacombs, unlike as is commonly used to, they were buried individually, but all the bones were piled on the type of bone it was, thus, all the skulls were placed together in one place, the femurs, elsewhere, and thus with different body parts.In addition to this curious fact, which in itself adds more interest to this site, the Catacombs were also used as a hiding place and shelter for the citizens of Paris at that time, in which events like the War World, or the French Revolution , forced to hide from those who pursued them with the clear aim of eliminating them.

Getting to the catacombs of Paris and admission prices:-

The Catacombs of Paris are located at 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy, in the Place Denfert-Rochereau, and may reach this site through lines 4 and 6 of the Paris Metro Station Denfert-Rochereau as well as using the RER in line B. Addition is also available the option of taking the bus lines 38 and 68. The time in which the catacombs are open to the public, Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 hours until 16:00 hours, remained closed on Monday. Regarding the price of admission for access to the Catacombs, this is 8 Euros for adults, while for young people aged 14 to 26 years, the cost of entry is 4 Euros, so respect to children under 13, the entry for them is free.

Delicious Local Cuisine in Paris:-

In the culinary field, be sure to visit the restaurant L’Ambroisie, probably one of the best in the country and an extensive wine list. For a more informal lunch, L’Avenue is perfect and offers sidewalk tables right next to the Plaza Athenee.

Accommodation in Paris:-

Paris offers more than a thousand lodging options, from hostels to sophisticated 5 star hotels. Remember that the city is large and the ideal is to stay in central neighborhoods, near the River Seine. Thus, you avoid losing a lot of time walking up to what really matters. The Super VIP Hotel Crillon on the Place de la Bastille is and offers a superb service. How economical option, the 3 star Holiday Inn Notre Dame offers great value for money in an excellent location.

Best time to visit:-

The best time for visiting Paris is from April to September when the weather is warmer and the attractions remain open longer. However, the winter provides beautiful images of Paris in the winter covered with snow and it gets even more inviting to enjoy the delicious local cuisine.

Shopping in Paris:-

In Europe, Paris is one of the best cities for shopping a variety of goods which includes branded clothes; you can find here the top couture brands such as Chanel, Dior, Azzaro. Some of the designer perfumes watches designer accessories and dresses which are available here is not available anywhere in the world. It is the dream city for every shopper. The shops in Paris open at 10 Am and closes near about 6 to 7 PM

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