The most popular attractions in Paris in a nutshell

The most popular attractions in Paris in a nutshell

Even opponents of big cities will appreciate its attractive and exciting atmosphere. A thousand pages would not be enough to describe all the little things, monuments of the past, mysterious places and world-famous sights of this amazing city. And, probably, there is no person who would say that it is not worth coming to Paris. It is enough to get lost in the numerous narrow streets, watch the lively French people at the coffee table, stroll along the Seine at dawn and dusk, relax in city parks. It is enough to come here to discover that Paris is not overrated. And although the city can be known by reading books about it and looking at photographs, touching and feeling the unique atmosphere of Paris is possible only for those who come here.

The Sacré-Coeur Basilica, located on the picturesque hill of Montmartre, is a convenient place for reflection, people-watching from all over the world and an incredible panorama of the "White City".

Champs Elysees - a famous street where you can feel the aristocratic atmosphere of Paris. Luxury shops, cinemas and hotels have their headquarters right here. Parades are also held here during state celebrations. The Champs Elysees remembers many of the most important events in history of France.

Père Lachaise Cemetery - a mysterious place full of magnificent tombstones and trees. Many famous people are buried here.

Louvre - the most famous and most visited museum in the world. It contains within its walls monuments representing the history of mankind for thousands of years.

Triumphal Arch - it was created in memory of the Napoleonic victories. Today it represents the completion of the Champs Elysees, the panorama of which opens from above this monumental monument.

Musee d'Orsay - the former train station, which became an art museum in 1986, is visited by more than 4 million people every year. The museum houses an extensive collection of Impressionist paintings.

Palais Garnier (Opera) - 2200 people can sit here. The building is impressive both outside and inside.

Pantheon - a huge building containing the graves of famous people.

Sainte Chapelle - on two floors of this Gothic chapel, we can admire magnificent sculptures and stained glass windows showing biblical scenes.

Eiffel Tower - built in 1889, it never ceases to attract millions of tourists from all over the world. From the top you have a magnificent view of the whole of Paris.

Parisian delicacies to try

Baguette - a french oblong bun, served for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is sold in numerous shops, from which the smell of bread spreads along the street.

Camembert - while in France, you can't help but taste the famous cheeses. Camembert is one of the most popular.

Cream caramel  - dessert, cream with caramel. Very easy to make but great in taste.

Crepes - pancakes with a very thin dough, cooked with wheat flour. Served with many toppings, this is a dish consumed by millions of French every day.

Croissant - a traditional unfilled croissant eaten for breakfast with a cup of coffee or tea.

Wine - excellent French wine can be brought as a gift. But it is better to consume them on the spot, for lunch or for a romantic candlelit dinner.

Onion soup - served in the traditional way, with melting cheese on bread.