Top 10 wonderful experiences you should not miss when traveling to Paris

Curated by BuffaloTripOctober 3, 2016 Viewed: 482

Notre Dame Church, The City Hall, Louvre Museum and Triumphal Arch is four of the greatest places you should visit on your trip to France country.

1. The City Hall​

It is located on the bank of the Seine River. The City Hall in Paris brings a Renaissance architecture. After being destroyed times, the building was restored in 1882, with an area of 30,000 square meters with 110 meters frontispiece. Along with the square in front of the Hotel De Ville, this is a place where reserves special characteristic architecture of France.

2. Triumphal Arch

Renowned as one of the 10 most famous works in France, it was built in the 19th century by Napoleon Emperor. This work has nearly a vertical squares shape, the width is 45 meters and the height is 50 meters and located in the square with 240 meters in diameter.

Another interesting thing of the square has an intersection between 12 Avenue and 3 districts of Paris. From the top of the city, visitors will see the overview of the city, a crowded and magnificent Paris.

Paris is a giant outdoor museum of architecture, churches, theaters, buildings, bridges ... If guests do not have much time, just focus jogging and explore in District 1, you will also have an overview of this hundreds of years city.

3. Notre Dame Church

Since having plated the first stone to completion time, the process of building Notre Dame lasted 187 years, with participation from many architects. The church is located on the bank of the Seine River and brings Renaissance architecture. On the ground, before the church has the symbol of Kilometre Zero Paris but travelers often miss this interesting detail.

4. Saint Chapelle Church

The church was built in the 13th century by the King Luis IX. From Paris Notre Dame Church, you can take 5 minutes for walking the beautiful church- Saint Chapelle, but visitors often miss. Although the church has a small size but it is equipped with the ingenious glass system.

The church has a length 36 meters, 17 meters of the width but the height is 42 meters, brings a Gothic architecture. A special highlight is the church’s decoration with stained glass in the shape of 15 relics in the 2nd floor. That makes from hundreds of small plates is extremely vibrant.

5. Museum of National Modern Art (MOMA)

The museum is located in district 4 has more than 60,000 main art works of European, demonstrating the art movement of fauvism, cubism, surrealism and abstract expressionism. It has exhibited some works of the world’s famous painters like Picasso, Van Gogh, Matisse, Dali, Miro, Kandinsky, Pollock.

6. Watching and playing with the pigeons

Hundreds of pigeons at the corner of Gaston de Saint Paul and New York Avenue are a small fascinating point of those who love a simple and approachable Paris. Birds have often cared by a homeless. 

7. Contemplating on the Seine River

Daily from 10am to 10:30pm, every 30 minutes there is a train (except at 1pm and 7:30pm). Weekends and all of the months: June, July, August, from 10am to 11pm every 30 minutes with a route which take a passenger along this river.

Paris has 37 bridges cross the Seine River. On the bridge, there is someone play the piano, just help visitors enjoy music while watching the romantic river.

8. Eiffel Tower

It was built in 1889 with the height more than 300 meters. Eiffel Tower is also a symbol of Paris - the capital of lighting.

At night, the tower reflects on the Seine River. Since the construction was built, more than 300 million tourists visit this tower and the Eiffel become attract the useful tool to get fee in the world.

9. Louvre Museum

Renowned as one of the most famous museums in the world, it displays artifacts of ancient civilizations, Islamic art, and European art. With the area is 210,000 m2, the Louvre museum exhibits 35,000 in total 380,000 artifacts owned. Including many masterpieces such as Monalis’s picture, de Milo Venus, Victory Statue, rock records the world's oldest laws Hamurabi ...

10. Louvre Pyramid

This is a work which is made of glass and metal between the Napoleon yards according to the request of French President - François Mitterrand in 1983. The pyramid is the work of famous architects Leoh Chinese Americans Ming Pei. The entire pyramid is built of glass, with metal couplings, the height is 20.6 meters, with a square bottom, and each angle is 35 meters. This pyramid consists of 603 lozenges glass slices and 70triangles. At night, the Louvre shimmering likes a brilliant diamond.