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5 grand structures tourists love to see in Paris

Posted on 30 April 2018 by admin (0)

From the Eiffel tower to the Notre-Dame, the French capital is full of sites that continually pull tourists in their millions and everybody knows why. The historical city of Paris is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places to visit in the world. The home of Fashion and beauty the city beauty of Paris is better experienced rather than spoken of. Here are some of the enchanting locations in Paris that Tourists can’t wait to see:

The Eiffel Tower

Whenever Paris is mentioned, Eiffel tower is the picture that comes to mind. And rightly so too. The Le Tour Eiffel commissioned in 1889 is an accurate symbolism of French grandeur and majesty a perfect background for any tourist picture.

The Louvre Museum

Built originally to serve as a medieval fortress by king Filipe Auguste the Louvre palace and pyramid has undergone several changes before achieving its current status as one of the largest Museum in all of Europe. The Sully, Denon and Richelieu wings of the museum currently have on display 35,000 art pieces some of them as old as the middle ages. Tourists from all over the world troop in to see the Mona Lisa one of the most beautiful paintings of all time.

The Notre-Dame de Paris

Europe is home to several grand cathedrals and chapels and Paris has a fair share of these medieval wonders. The Notre-dame is one of the largest of its kind taking over 100 years to come into completion. Located on a small island right in the heart of Paris, tourist will be thrilled to learn the rich history of one of Paris unique historical monument.

Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie

Paris is also where you find the largest science museum in all of Europe. A center for promoting scientific culture and one of the most visited sites in Paris. Visitors can take a tour of the several scientific marvels in the building one of the most notable being the “bioclimatic facade” the first ever structural glass walls that was constructed without using any supporting fins or framings.

Basilique du Sacré-Cœur

Enjoy a breathtaking view of one Paris from the Roman Catholic Basilica a location which is reckoned as one of the highest altitudes in Europe. The church itself contains one of the largest mosaic painting of Jesus Christ. The building which stands in honor of the 58,000 victims of the Franco-Prussian war of the 19th century is one of the most excellent architectural and engineering structures of all time. The structure was built with a stone that keeps itself white so it always looks pristinely clean anytime you visit.

Paris is home to more of these palatial wonders that will keep you Awestruck and amazed at their unique structures and amazing history such as the Pompidou center, Musee d’Orsay, Sainte chapel among others adorning the already beautiful city and satisfying the curious hearts of visitors from everywhere.