Magnificent, bewitching, gorgeous, amazing, grasping… How many words it is possible to apply to the unique place on the Earth which is able to bring unique emotions, make you look at the world in an absolutely new fashion, to transform your most secret desires into a reality. There is no need in guessing, what these words are about – concern one of the finest cities on our planet – Paris.
Paris, as any other centuries-old city, naturally gets truthful and invented stories and legends. Having visited this remarkable European city and having communicated to representatives of the senior generation of its population, you will obviously hear some of them. And believe us, even what you hear seems a fiction, an original and fascinating narration will make an unforgettable impression.
For each traveler, who ends up in Paris, naturally there is an actual a question: what places of interest to visit, and what is obligatory not to pass?
In general, it is possible to describe Paris and its sights in many beautiful words, however one risks to miss something simply because those places in the French capital are very numerous. That is why it is easy to forget something in their listing.
The capital of the French republic has a large variety of every possible sights thanks to which Paris is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities of our planet. And such names as, for example, Arc de Triomphe, Place Charles de Gaulle, the Louvre, Tour Eiffel, Notre Dame de Paris, are nearly synonyms of Paris. Millions of tourists from every corner of the globe come here to see all these creations of architecture annually.
At all times Paris was the place which attracted and still attracts millions of visitors from every corner of the globe. Thanks to the architecture, history, and its unique picturesque spirit Paris is some kind of “Mecca” for numerous tourists. And what is indeed important is that the City on the Seine does not lose the feature, uniqueness and appeal any time of the year. Thanks to that its streets are filled by eager travelers.
Among numerous well-known statements about Paris, scattered worldwide, it is possible to allocate ingenious Chopin words that in short but absolutely precisely characterize this remarkable city: «Paris is everything you want!»
The capital of France is always ready to please any traveler with the magnificent curve small streets, monumental constructions, grandiose parkways, magnificent restaurants, extravagant little shops, cozy cafes, well-known theatres and concert halls, and at the same time to surprise with the beggars and the homeless, the fallen actors and musicians. All this diversity also makes what we call in a word… Paris! As they say, «to see Paris and to die…»
It is natural that such sights as Arc de Triomphe, Grands Boulevards, la Place de la Bastille (the Bastille Square) and La Place Pigalle, Tour Eiffel, the Louvre and Jardin du Luxembourg, are some kind of official symbols of Paris. However it is impossible to learn a city completely, let’s say, experience its real spirit if you don’t visit some places which are not described in tourist guidebooks and are generally known by local residents and some of the tough tourist-savages.