Paris has always held the fascination of the world. Is the air truly different there? Is it the food? Whatever it is they’ve got going on, we’re obsessed! So today, that’s what we’ll be discussing.
Where in the world is Paris?
Paris is the capital of France. It’s probably one of the most famous cities in the world. It is rich in history, culture, style, and so many other things. It is universally accepted as one of the most appealing places in the world to visit.
What does one do in Paris?
Where do you begin is the more apt question. The city of Paris has always been the toast of the world regarding architecture, history, and style. France has always held the title of being “most fashionable”. You only need to watch any movie to know this to be true. Paris has always been featured in various forms of TV media or film. Let’s take a look at some of the iconic things to do and see in Paris.
Visiting the Eiffel Tower
You would be hard pressed to find anyone who isn’t familiar with the look or the name of the Eiffel Tower. Once a temporary exhibit, it is now a solid fixture and a true icon of French architecture. During the day, you can visit the upper floors and have a heart stopping moment peering down through the glass floor installation. You could also wine and dine while you take in the sights from the 3rd floor. During the evening, the Eiffel Tower has its nightly light show.
Going to MuséeD’Orsay
If you’re a fan of Gossip Girl, you would immediately know this place to be where Blair met Louis. If you’re an art lover, you’d know that this place houses pretty much the largest collection of Impressionists and Post-Impressionists. It’s a wonderful place to find your romantic self.
Try out the local fare
If there is anything else that Paris is known for, it is food. This is where chefs from all over the world come to carve their name in the grand scale of things. You’ll never run out of Michelin Star restaurants. You can try Astrance or Le Cinq—just be smart and get your reservation in before you go to Paris. That way you can plan the rest of your day while you’re waiting for your reservation.
Go to Notre-Dame
This old world Cathedral is a fixture in Parisian life. There is very little wonder why. Being able to stand before the north Rose Window is a great architectural and artistic treat. You can take a standing or walking tour and hear the oral history of the area. Is there actually a hunchback that used to toll the bells? Visit the Cathedral to find out!
Paris is still really one of the best places to visit in the world. It’s is at the heart of the artistic revolution of various eras. If you ever wanted to feel fashionable, walk through cobble streets, and try out delicacies like a modern day Marie Antoinette, this is definitely a place you should go to.