Paris is a symbol of fashion and it is also called “La Ville-Lumiere” or the city of light. No one will deny that Paris is an exotic city. It keeps some masterpieces, history for long centuries and also some magnificent architectural styles. Paris is also considered as the most romantic city in the world.
Arc de Triomphe or Triumphal Arch is a famous monument in Paris and it is the biggest gate in the world history. The location is exactly at the center of Place Charles de Gaulle.The arch size is 45 x 22 x 50 meters and decorated by some statues and reliefs that tell the story of the Napoleon’s war. You also can walk at the top of the arch. Exactly under the arc of the gate you can see the Unknown Soldier’s tomb from the World War I.There are many interesting stories that you can find on the monument, as if the Triumphal Arch wants to tell you the entire history of the world.
3. Louvre Museum
Musee de Louvre or Louvre Museum is previously France Palace. Today it has become the biggest museum in the world. More than 8 million visitors yearly enter the museum. Louvre houses more than 380,000 objects to exhibit as well as displays more than 35,000 artworks, one of them the famous Leonardo da Vinci painting, Mona Lisa. The Da Vinci Code movie was taken here.
4. Ponts des Arts
Paris is one of the romantic cities in the world. It has a place that called Ponts des Arts or Passarelle des Arts. It is about special bridge that connects the pedestrians from Institute de France and Louvre Museum.
The bridge is the most romantic bridges in France. Many young couples write their name on their padlock then they attached it to the bridge and then they throw the key to the river. They believe that their love will be everlasting.
Montmartre is quieter than Paris. The district is like an old city, unique and classic. Montmartre is also called “Village” of arts and tourism. The place is surrounded by unique and classical architectural buildings, shops and café. The icon of Montmartre is the Sacre Coeur Basilica. It is a white church that built on the hilltop of Montmartre.
Well, the story will never end at this point. There are still many things and places to describe about this dreamland. Paris is like a love song lyric. Once you write it more you will feel how romantic it is. Paris is not only a city of lamp but also a city of love.