Arc de Triomphe - This amazing piece of
architecture is located on the Champs Elysees, which is Paris's
most notable avenue. It was constructed by Napoleon to build a
tribute to his "Grand Armee". Don't try crossing the street to
get to this monument. Locate the underground tunnel from the
Wagram exit from the Metro. The tunnel itslef is located at the
Avenue de la Grande Armee side of the road circle.
Admission runs from 5 euros for students and 8 euros for
adults. Children are free up to age 17.
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Chateau de Versailles -
Located 17 miles from Paris is the Chateau de Versailles.
This is a not miss sight if you are interested in architecture
and French culture. It is recommended to take a tour from Paris.
Paris Vision and
This is an excellent art collection of 18th century paintings
by Boucher, Chardin and Fragonard. Also included are sculptures
and furniture from the 18th century. Donated by Ernest Cognacq
and his wife, Louise Jay, founders of the Samaritaine department
Musee du Louvre Place du Pyramide
General Admission: 9 Euros
Free on first Sunday of each month and July
14th, Bastille Day.
Open Wednesday and Friday nights till 10 pm.
Over 35,000 pieces of art and artifacs.
Centre National d'art et de Culture Georges-Pompidou - One
One of the finest modern art museums in the word. Constructed in
1977. Website -
Champs Elysiées - The middle of Paris sits this
Sacré Coeur - One of the whitest churches in the world
due to aging of the travertine used. Website:
Maison Victor Hugo - Dating from 1298, it
is comprised of various architectural styles from the ages. THe
famed author's residence for some time. He wrote " "a
second-floor apartment overlooking the Place Royale, with a wing
in a house situated at no 6 Place Royale, Paris; the said
apartment is composed on the street side of an antechamber,
dining-room and drawing-room, with a kitchen overlooking the
courtyard, several rooms in a wing reached by a corridor, with
an exit via a small staircase, conveniences, woodshed, three
servant's rooms and a cellar" Website:
Cathedral Norte Dame - This magnificent masterpiece
was constructed between 1163AD and 1345AD. Gothic in style it
sits 6,000 people at the base of the Cathedral. Website:
Seine River - A primary river in France, it flows from
Dijon through Paris to the English Channel. It really is the
heart and soul of Paris. Many of the bridges are older then
France are wonderful to be seen from tour boats.
Anthony's Home Page (excellent page on Paris)
Being a guest in a French home.
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