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Sacre-Coeur Basilica

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Things To Know On Sacré-Cœur Basilica You must be aware of the fact that Paris is one of the most renowned destinations of the world, and thus, there are many important landmarks and attractions that are visited by people round the corners of the world. Among the different important and noticeable landmarks, Sacré-Cœur Basilica is one of them. […]

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Montmartre

| August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Historical And Modern Significance Of Montmartre There are large numbers of people that visit Paris throughout the year from different corners of the world. In fact, there are some popular places and popular attractions that make Paris so captivating. Montmartre is one of them. This is basically a hill in Paris, which is located just on the right […]

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The Moulin Rouge

| August 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Moulin Rouge is the famous music hall in Paris which was opened for public in the year 1889. The music hall was owned by Charles Zidler and Joseph Oller and gave the hall the distinction of being the temple of music and dance. The distinction did become true in some sense as the Moulin Rouge came […]

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Fontainebleau

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Fontainebleau is one of the most famous communes in France. This town is considered the center of the Fontainebleau arrondissement. It is a sub-prefecture of the Seine-et-Marne department of the region Île-de-France. It is said to be situated in an area larger than that of Paris. The town is a favorite getaway spot for the […]

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Pere Lachaise Cemetery

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Pere Lachaise Cemetery is Paris’ largest cemetery and is situated in the 20th arrondissement. It can be seen at the Boulevard de Ménilmontant. Said to be the most visited throughout the world, many people from France and even all around the world visit to the cemetery through the Paris Metro, another symbol of Paris […]

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Centre Georges Pompidou

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Centre Georges Pompidou, one of Paris’ most important places, boasts of more than just high-tech architecture. It also houses the remnants and artefacts of the rich culture and history of the city, as well as the whole of France. The complex of Centre Georges Pompidou is located in the Beauborg of the 4th arrondissement of […]

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Paris Museums

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Though best known as the city of romance, Paris is also a cultural centre with a rich history. It is no wonder then that museums in Paris are a common sight. There are over 70 museums in Paris and a similar number of monuments to complement them. These tell of the wonderful history that France […]

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Palace of Versailles – Chateau de Versailles

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Most people visit the Château de Versailles as a day trip from nearby Paris. If you can make two day trips, that’s even better, and if you want to stay in Versailles overnight, you could do that too. While one day can give you an idea of just how magnificent Versailles is, if you […]

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Musee du Louvre

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The most visited art museum in the world, the Musée du Louvre is also an historic monument and one of central Paris’ landmarks. It’s on the Right Bank of the Seine in the 1st arrondissement, right in the heart of Paris and contains nearly 35,000 objects dating from prehistory to the 19th century.

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Notre Dame de Paris

| May 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Notre Dame de Paris, one of the world’s most famous Catholic cathedrals, also sits on one of the world’s most famous French cities, Paris. With a name that means “Our Lady of Paris”, it is the center of the Catholic Archdiocese of Paris currently headed by Andre Vingt-Trois. One of the finest examples of French […]

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