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Visit and discover Paris and its history with Monument Tracker

Features

Your profile: Genuine free personal space to store and share your routes, photos stickées on the plan, favorite items and lists. You are asked your favorite places? With one click your friends can follow your steps.
Routes: Discover Paris through original thematic tours audio guide or guided tours: Hiking the invisible, Paris by a storyteller streets, romantic Paris, Paris Expo 1900, Paris for children, Enigma walkways … . The Seine, bridges, monuments and museums will have no secret for you.
Styles and History: Renaissance Flamboyant, Art Nouveau, Baroque … You will recognize all architectural styles and impress your friends. A monument was built over several periods? you’ll recognize the signs.
Missions: Discover the monuments of Paris and have fun. This is the concept of Monument Tracker Paris. Leave your phone to your children for treasure hunting missions, complete weekly missions, collecting virtual objects, check-in, photo contest, answer the challenge and test your knowledge with the quiz. Earn points for each successful mission, share your successes, publish selfies points to progress from level to level to move from amateur to master! You can publish your own challenges from expert status.
Interactivity: Planning visits, Enjoy the many interactivity of the application by sharing the journey of your trip route to support, illustrate your own photos positioned on the plan. You plan to leave? Use the application to optimize output by registering your route in advance.
Photo Contest: Shoot secret places of Paris, reinterpret photos of the greatest photographers paris, be published on the Facebook page of Monument Tracker and become the photographer of the week.
Offline Version: Download embedded maps of the city to avoid the costs of additional roaming during the stay abroad

Présentation

There are cities that must visit once in their life. Paris, the French capital, is one of his fantastic cities, rich in history and architecture, romantic places, magical, eclectic.
How not to miss one of its locations?
The application Monument Tracker gathers the 370 sites monuments, not to miss in the city of Paris. Access all the secrets of its places: Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, the Orsay Museum, the Invalides, the Louvre, the Palais Garnier. You want to be guided along a circuit, Monument Tracker also offers themed guided tours, like a romantic ballad or along the Seine.

 

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Top 10 monuments of Paris

The Monument Tracker team selected a list of monuments available in the application Monument Tracker Paris.

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Centre Pompidou Beaubourg

Pompidou Centre Beaubourg: Designed by Renzo Piano and Richard Rogers, the Pompidou Centre opened to the public in 1977.
This building of glass and metal, plumbing, elevators and escalators externalized, offers 78,000 square meters for cultural activities. Presidential project, inaugurated in 1977, Georges Pompidou wanted to give the city a cultural center that is both museum and center of creation, where the visual arts side with music, movies, books, audio-visual research, creations modern, library and acoustic research. Some 6 million visitors a year, the Centre Pompidou hosted in 30 years nearly 200 million visitors.

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Catacombs of Paris

Paris Catacombs: The catacombs are an impressive journey into the belly of Paris! 20m underground and vaulted 1.80m, a maze of 300 km of galleries, corridors and rooms.
From Roman times to the Middle Ages, open pits and underground then with the expansion of the city, fed the sites.
Their operation was done in such a mess that many subsidence, sometimes deadly, occurred.

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Conciergerie

Concierge: Medieval Part of the courthouse, the Conciergerie on the island of the city was turned into a prison in the late 14th century. It takes its name from the “concierge” who was the governor of the king’s house. This important vestige of the Capetian Palace is a remarkable example of civil architecture of the fourteenth century with the Hall of Weapons of People, the guard room and kitchens. The other parts, the front of the Gothic Revival style were raised in the nineteenth century. Reconstituted dungeons you can visit (that of Marie Antoinette in particular) and discover the memories of the Revolution. On the Boulevard du Palais, is the first public clock of the city, installed in 1371.

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Grand Palace

Built for the 1900 World Fair, this magnificent palace of 12,000 m2, stone giant crowned with a beautiful glass roof metal frame, is the time an architectural daring. It originally home to the major events of French art. In 1964 Reynolds Arnould is given by André Malraux, then Minister of Culture, the conversion of part of the Grand Palais galleries intended to present prestigious international exhibitions, more than 270 to date. While one wing houses the Palace of Discovery, the nave and galleries have become one of the largest exhibition venues in the world with eight rooms and three pavilions. Entries Champs Elysees Clemenceau and allow two to three exhibitions at the same time as diverse as Manet and Renoir, both records of visitors, and Picasso, Chagall, Walt Disney, the Viennese school …

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Hotel des Invalides is a monument whose construction was ordered by Louis XIV by the royal edict of 24 February 1670, to house the invalid of his armies. Hotel des Invalides is the constant reminder of the sacrifices of the people for the size of the Sun King. Today it still welcomes disabled but also several museums and a military necropolis.

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Orsay Museum

Station and 370-room hotel opened July 14, 1900 on the eve of the Universal Exhibition of 1900, the building was designed by Victor Laloux, grand Prix de Rome in 1878. At this location previously found the Palace Orsay, built between 1810 and 1840 and destroyed in 1870.
Stone, stucco and metal structures Gare d’Orsay, Petit and Grand Palais were built at the same time for the Universal Exhibition. A museum since 1986, it houses paintings and sculptures from 1848 to 1914, completing all eras with the Louvre and the Museum of Modern Art at the Pompidou Center.
Ingres, Chaussat, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Manet, Rodin and Maillol are the glory of the museum.

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Notre Dame

Place John Paul II – Parvis Notre Dame: Under the Second Empire, Baron Haussmann decided to carry out the demolition of Parvis timbered houses XV, the church of Sainte-Geneviève Ardents and Hotel Dieu which remain the contours materialized on the ground by white stones. It also contains the medallion “zero roads of France”, a reference point which are calculated the distances between Paris and every city, the statue of Charlemagne and archaeological crypt.

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Palais Garnier

Decided by Napoleon III in the context of major renovations of the capital by Baron Haussmann, built between 1861-1875 by Charles Garnier in the Second Empire style, the opera is located in the central business district, the company’s symbol bourgeois who went to the theater to show off. Masterpiece of theatrical nineteenth century architecture combining sumptuous sculptures and paintings, it is both theater and museum. If one plays many shows, ballets, opera performances and symphonic concerts, the Palais Garnier also a library-museum retaining all the history of the Opera for 3 centuries, including a gallery with paintings, drawings and small set models, as well as thematic exhibitions.
Its dimensions are impressive: 172m aside and 101m wide with an area of 11 000 m2. On the front, the name of the great composers. The interior has a very rich decoration whose grand staircase, the red and gold room with Chagall ceiling installed in 1964 and beautifully restored homes.

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Le Louvre

In the heart of Paris, the medieval fortress and palace of the kings of France presents the collections of art of the ancient world, the West and Islam until the mid-nineteenth century. Became a museum in 1793, the Louvre covers a period of nearly five thousand years. Many exhibitions and events held at the Auditorium du Louvre throughout the year. Only together or in groups, you can discover the museum collections in several ways. A multimedia guide is available for adults and children. Groups, a lecturer at the Louvre can guide you in the halls.

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Eiffel tower

Symbol of Paris, the Eiffel Tower was built for the Universal Exhibition of 1889. High of 324m, it is a feat of iron architecture which required two years 300 acrobats assemblers to assemble 18,000 iron pieces to with 2.5 million rivets. The frame weighs 10,000 tons, which is low: reduced to 30cm, the Eiffel Tower would weigh only 7 grams! To repaint every seven years, it takes 50 tons of paint. 20,000 bulbs illuminate it. Very challenged and criticized by the artists at the time of its construction, this monument has received more than 120 million visitors and offers shops, panoramic restaurant and exceptional 360 °. At his feet the Champ de Mars and Trocadéro

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