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Top 10 places in Paris
Our app features the history of 346 monuments and great sites including places to discover Paris. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Paris
Trainstation and hotel with 370 rooms inaugurated the 14th of July 1900 at the eve of the "Exposition Universelle", this edifice was conceived by Victor Laloux, who received the "Grand Prix de Rome" in 1878. In stone, stucco and metallic structures, the "Gare d'Orsay" (train station), "Petit et... Read more
Located atop the Butte Montmartre (butte=hillock), this church was built based on the plan of Paul Abadie in remembrance to the defeat of France against Germany during the 1870's war. Of style romano-byzantine , made with limestone whitening when it rains, the monument has been inaugurated in 1919... Read more
In 1671, Louis XI, touched by the wounded soldiers during his war campaigns, decide to create the Hotel Royal des Invalides, which became one of the most prestigious monument of Paris and famous for its sumptuous golden dome, its canons and huge esplanade bordered by ditches and fortifications in ... Read more
Architectural jewel of 1900 constructed for the Exposition Universelle, like the Grand Palais, the Musée des Beaux Arts presents works from the Antiquity to the 20th century: 1,300 paintings, sculptures, tapisseries, art objects, icons. Antique and medieval collection, work from the French and... Read more
In 1755, Louis XV launched the project of the creation of the 'Place Louis XV', adopting the project of Jacques Ange Gabriel, the first architect of the King. The octagonal space, decorated with an equestrian statue of the king in its center and two fountains inspired by the fountains of... Read more
The world's most beautiful avenue. Situated between the place de la Concorde and the Arc de Triomphe, the Avenue des Champs Elysées is a place for strolling, sight-seeing and luxury shopping. Just a few centuries ago this entire area was but marshes and fields, however Le Nôtre'... Read more
Based on a fortress of the 12th century under the reign of Philippe-Auguste, with a dungeon of 31m of height which was already called the Louvre, expanded under Philippe le Bel, "le Louvre" become a royal residence under Charles V. Damaged during the 100 years war, François I is at the origin of... Read more
387 steps! You do not regret. It is the south tower that will be right in your lungs, it rises to 69 meters of the ground. Once at the top, imagine that under the roof is a framework of oak wood that dates from the construction: in the year 1220! It is called "the forest of Notre-Dame".... Read more
It is the symbol of Paris, the Eiffel Tower was built for the Exposition Universelle of 1889. 324m of height, it is an iron architectural mastery which requested 300 acrobat workers during 2 years to put together 18,000 iron pieces and 2,5 millions rivets! The roof structure weight about 10,000... Read more
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