Did you know that there are six Paris Attractions that drew an astounding 23.5 million visitors to Paris each year? Granted, this does not include all the other monuments, museums, restaurants, and other places inside the city. Evidently tourist cannot get enough of these attractions which Paris has to offer the world. Below we have added the list of the top 6 attractions in Paris.
1. Eiffel Tower
As Paris’ major attraction, the Eiffel Tower is one of the most infamous monuments known in the entire Europe. It is a breathtaking vista for visitors, in particular for those tourists who manage to go to the top and see the stunning view of the city and the whole romantic metropolis. The Eiffel Tower is considered the tallest structure in Paris and is named after the famous designer and engineer Gustave Eiffel. Currently, it towers 986 feet high which is 75 stories high. The metal structures weigh an incredible 7300 tons, with a total heaviness of 10100 tons. The monument receives an astounding 6.2 million visitors in 2019, ranking amongst the top five most visited places in the world.
2. The Louvre Museum
Established in 1793, The Louvre Museum is one of the oldest attractions in Paris and even in the whole Europe. It is considered the world’s most famous art museum. The Louvre, hosts the most infamous piece ‘Mona Lisa’ by Leonardo Da Vinci. It was formerly a royal palace located in the midst Seine River and Rue de Rivoli. Some parts of the grand estate was once opened to the public during the French Revolution, which is located at 36, Quai De Louvre. Unsurprisingly the museum had an impressive 7.3 million visitors in 2019. It’s never something new that countless across the world are fascinated with Paris many of the history that is housed in the Museum. Why be left out of the crowd, plan your visit to see History come alive.
3. Mussee D’ Orsay
The Mussee D’ Orsay mainly holds French Art during the period of 1848 to 1914. Arguably housing some of the world’s most exclusive impressionist paintings, sculptures and drawings, the Musse D’ Orsay is a major attraction for culturists and those who have a considerable appreciation for the arts. The location of the building was originally a train station constructed by Victor Laloux for the Exposition Universelle that has a remarkable atmosphere for visitors once they enter and bask in the surrounding, especially being much smaller than the massive Louvre Museum adjacent the River Seine.
4. Arc De Triomphe
This is another one of Paris signature attractions that receive 1.4 million visitors each year. It is a massive monument that stands at the central part of Place De I’Etoile at the Western end of the Champs – Elysees. Arc De Triomphe towers over 51 meters or 165 feet in height and is 45 meters wide. It is believed to be the second-largest arc that has been constructed in Paris.
5. Cite Des Sciences Et De I’Industrie
Cites Des Science Et De I’Industrie is a fun, exclusive science museum that includes all types of biology, anatomy. Cites Des Science Et De I’Industrie is the largest science museum in the entire Europe. It inceptions was in 1986 where the steel and glass building was designed by Peter Rice. In addition, the museum aspect is the La Geode and Planetarium: an Imax cinema.
6. Center Pompidou
The Center of Pompidou is considered one of the more hip parts of Paris attractions which feature a series of collection of majestic modern arts within the imaginatively designed building. It also houses the well known Musee National D’ Art Modeme and the Biblio Publique D Information. The Center of Pompidou is artistically designed by Richard Rogers, Renzo Piano and Gianfranco Franchini. Based on the information provided by the Ministry of Tourism, the site attracts an estimated 5.5 million visitors per year.
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