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La Tour Eiffel

This iron tower is the very symbol of Paris itself, and it attracts about six million visitors every year. The tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World Exposition to celebrate the centennial of the French revolution. Fun facts about the Eiffel tower: Height: more than 300 metres Weight: 10 100 tons Materials: 12 000 iron beams and 2.5 million rivets Steps: 1 665 steps to the top
Le Louvre

Le Louvre

The Louvre is one of the largest museums in the world, and famous for its master pieces Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, art by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Caravaggio and many more. The main entrance is covered by the 21 meter high glass Pyramide de Louvre. The French government has collected the 35 000 paintings, sculptures and artefacts over the past five centuries, and the collection boasts Assyrian, Etruscan, Greek, Coptic and Islamic art and antiquities from prehistory to the 19th century.
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Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

Sacré-Cœur is a Roman Catholic basilica on top of the Montmartre hill, at the highest point of the city. The church was inaugurated in 1914 and is named after, and dedicated to, the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The church contains more than 500 statues and the venue is often pictured in movies.
Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe was erected by the Emperor Napoleon in 1806, and is with its 50 metres (164 feet) one of the most famous landmarks in Paris. Located at the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle at the western end of Champs-Élysées, the arch honours those who fought and died in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars.
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La Seine

The river Seine flows 776 kilometres through France, and offers in Paris a great opportunity to, by boat, get familiar with many of the city’s impressive monuments. It does not get more romantic than to sit back on the water and enjoy the scenic setting of Paris. Catch a ride on the famous and unique long-boats leisurely plying the Seine Bateaux Mouches. Despite the number of operators from which to choose, most of the boat lines offer similar itineraries and are equipped with an audio announcement system, providing commentary on the passing sights in several different languages.
Château de Versailles

Château de Versailles

This town located 20 kilometres outside of Paris is a wealthy suburb and municipality. In the 11th century Versailles was merely a country village enveloping a castle and the church of Saint-Julien. Today Versailles is mostly known for the Roman Catholic cathedral that has been home to the French King Louis XIV and Napoleon who spent his summers here. The historic Treaty of Versailles was signed here in 1919.
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Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame is, with 10 million visitors each year, the most visited site in Paris. This place has always been the religious centre of the city the Celts considered the grounds sacred, the Romans built a temple here, a Christian basilica was built here and the last religious structure before the Notre-Dame cathedral was a Romanesque church. The gothic cathedral of Notre-Dame was finished in 1345 and is a tectonic masterpiece. The building is 128 meters long (420 feet) and has two 69 meter tall towers (226 feet).
Pont Neuf

Pont Neuf

Pont Neuf means "New Bridge" and is, ironically, the oldest bridge over the river Seine in Paris. King Henry III ordered its construction in 1578 after the previous bridge was in a bad state. It is today 278 meters long and 28 meters wide.
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