If you want to spend your holidays in a beautiful artistic and romantic environment then Paris is the right choice for you. This dazzling city of “Lights and Love” gives the tourists breathtaking and sophisticated sights of architectural attractions. From Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame Cathedral this place is full of beautiful and sophisticated architecture. Without much ado roll up your sleeves, pack your bags, get on your heels and unveil the shutter of your camera. Don’t wonder where to go and from where to start just look below at the top architectural attractions in Paris and decide best places for you and your loved ones.
Eiffel tower the iconic symbol for Paris is the word famous architectural allure. This iron tower represents the elegant contemporary Paris, it was constructed for 1889 world exposition but its elegant cemetery made it the star attraction. Eiffel tower presents an excellent opportunity for photography in both day and night times. It offer the tourists an elevator ride to see the incredible views of the city or enjoy the scrumptious French cuisine in one of the two fine restaurants: Le 58 Tour Eiffel and Le Jules Vernes Restaurant that are located within the tower.
Notre Dame Cathedral
Geological and Spiritual “Heart” of the Country Notre Dame Cathedral stands majestic on the lle de la site. This French Gothic architecture is one of the most stunning Cathedrals of Europe. A tour of this chef-d’oeuvre allows visitors to admire the memorizing Dramatic Towers, Spires, Rose Windows, Stained Glass, Statuary, Gothic Carving, Beautiful Sculptures, and a collection of Relics.
Musee Du Louvre
The Louvre originally a Royal palace but now a museum is surely one of the Paris’s most coveted attractions as it is the one of the world’s most impressive museums contains 35,000 priceless objects. It is located in Louvre Palace with its famous glass pyramid markings its entrance. The Louvre gives the chance to the tourists to see most famous art works such as Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”, Michael Angelo’s “Dying Slave”, The Greek statue “Venus of Milo”, Marley Horse, Winged Victory, Apartments of Napoleon III, The Ancient Code of Hammurabi, Egyptian Antiquities, and paintings by masters like Rembrandt and Rubens.
Arch De Triomphe
This greatest Arch of history is best to visit at 2nd December, the date that marks Napoleons victory at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805. The Arch’s greatest structure and reliefs celebrates Napoleon and his soldiers. The top of the Arch features a viewing platform to the visitors from where you have great view of La Defense, the Champs Elysees, and the Sacre –Coeur. Make sure you take one of the underpasses to the arch; it is too risky to attempt and cross the street. There is no elevator in the arch, so be prepared to walk up 234 steps.
There are several other architectural attractions in Paris that would take your breath away like; Place de la Concorde, Musee d Orsay, Palace des Vosgas, Opera de Paris Garnier, Paris de la Bastille, Sainte- Chappelle, Palace Royal, Palace Vendome, Arc du Carrousel, Galleries Lafayette and The Sorbonne and the Latin Quarter etc.
Relish your vacation in Paris and capture the elegance of architectural beauty in your camera and then transform those digital images into photo printing to immortalize those memories. Make your personal image gallery of your vacations or gift it to your family and friends as a souvenir.
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