Paris City Guide for Tourists

May 12, 2010 by
Filed under: Travel 

Paris is one of the most known cities of the world, which is famous for its history, arts, fashion and culture. Every year around 30 million travellers visit Paris from around the world and this city has many wonderful things to offer to the visitors.

How to reach?

By air- airways are the fastest way to reach the city there are two international airports in the city one is Charles De Gaulle international airport which is situated 25 km to the north east of the Paris and other one is the Orly airport situated to the south of the city.

By train- to reach Paris you have to take the train from the Italy following are the trains which you can take from the Italy to reach the Paris city:-

  1. Rome-Paris with Palatino
  2. Venice-Paris with the Rialto
  3. Milan- Paris with Stendhal
  4. Florence-Paris with the Galileo

These trains arrive at Gare de Lym and are furnished with sleeper carriage with sleeper carriages with bed and bunks.

Major attractions

There are hundreds of wonderful attractions in the city which also includes various museums and the historical places to visit but in all these there are six such monuments which alone draw about 24 million visitors every year these are-

1. Eiffel tower- it is one of the world’s most recognizable monument from the top of it you can you can get the view of whole Paris city and this monument alone has drew about six million visitors in 2002-03.

2. Central Pompidou- the funky and hip centre Pompidou displays the most wonderful collection of the modern art within it and has a creatively designed building structure. You can also watch cinema, concert etc here and it attract about 6 million visitors every year.

3. Louvre museum- this museum is believed to be one of the most famous art museum of the world and it is the only place where you can see Monalisa the most famous painting of Leonardo da Vinci. This museum is established in the latter half of the 18th century and is one of the oldest museums of the world.

4. The Seine river- one of the most beautiful thing to see in the Paris is the seine river which passes through the heart of the city and is very big attraction for both visitors and the Hollywood professional as banks of this river are the famous location to shoot the action stunts.

5. Arc de Triomphe- it is also one of the most famous attraction for the visitors of the Paris, this monument is constructed in the memories of one of the most fearless leader of the France Napoleon Bonaparte. From the top of this monument you can have a fabulous view of the Paris city.

6. Musee d Orsay- it is one of the most visited museums of the world and it houses the largest collection of the paintings and decorative objects produced between the 17th and 18th century and also showcases many of the most remarkable works by the humans in the modern era.


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