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Written by Kajani Shivam on May 11, 2020 Share on

Famous Monuments in Paris – Witness the Astonishing Monuments of Paris and get awestruck

The gorgeous Eiffel Tower
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There is a famous saying of Thomas Jefferson which quotes  “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.” Well, Thomas Jefferson was right about this. Denying Jefferson’s quote? You will find out why he was right.  Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world for its beauty, charm, history, architecture, fashion, and of course, it is the City of Lights and Love. The city is estimated to be over 2000 years old with a rich history. The city is filled with multiple monuments that stand tall and speaks its own histories. Paris is a place which attracts millions of tourist every year and still tops as one of the most loved cities in the world. 

One of the major reasons behind the love for Paris is its Breathtaking Monuments. Each and every monument has its own history and uniqueness which makes each monument special in its way.  Let’s go deep into Paris and explore the monuments which are loved by millions of people and which makes Paris special from every other city. 

Famous Monuments in Paris

Here is a list of famous monuments in Paris suggested by Pickyourtrail – 

1.Eiffel Tower

Yes, you guessed it right. Eiffel Tower tops the list in the famous monuments of Paris. Eiffel Tower is one of the most loved monuments throughout the world. The Iron Lady standstill since 1889. Gustave Eiffel’s indelible tower is France’s icon and it symbolizes the magic of Paris. Eiffel Tower is visited by more than 7 million visitors every year. The tower has three levels which are open for the visitors and a visit to the Eiffel Tower is worth visiting in your lifetime. 

2.Notre-Dame Cathedral

Note Dame Cathedral
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Notre-Dame is a jewel of Gothic architecture in Paris. Located alongside the banks of River Seine, it is one of the major cathedrals in the world. The interior parts of the cathedral are filled with architectural detailing which attracts millions of people. Unfortunately, due to the tragic fire that brought most of the roof down in early 2019, this site has been closed to the public for a while.

3.Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum is the worlds largest museum. Originally it was the former residence of the Kings of France. Today the museum is divided into 3 wings: Denon Wing,  Richelieu Wing, and the Sully wing which displays more than 38,000 pieces of amazing arts. Some of the most famous arts of the Louvre Museum are Mona Lisa and The Venus de Milo. The glass pyramid at the Tuileries garden stands as the major attraction at the Louvre museum. 

Louvre Museum
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4.Arc De Triomphe

Arc De Triomphe is one of the grandest monuments of Paris. This 50 meter/164 foot tall majestic monument was ordered to be constructed by the emperor of France, Napoleon in 1806 for the brave hearts who lost their lives in the Napoleonic war. The archway stands at the centre of the Charles de Gaulle, the city’s largest public square and traffic circle combined. Visitors can stand beneath it, or pay the entry fee to access the rooftop.

5. Sacre Coeur 

Basilica of Sacre Coeur is the familiar landmark on the skyline of the city. Located at the top of Montmartre, this monument has a white facade and domes which can be spotted from major places of Paris. The panoramic view of Paris from the top of the dome is breathtaking, especially you can view some spectacular views during sunset. 

The monuments in Paris never fails to make the tourist fall in Awe with its architecture and history. Exploring the monuments is a great way of exploring the city. Ensure you mark these historical monuments in your bucket list to visit them. We here at Pickyourtrail will help you plan a perfect itinerary to visit these mesmerizing monuments. Plan a perfect travel package to Paris so that you never miss any drop in the city. 

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