The Best 15 Things for You to See and Do in Paris
Paris is generally believed to be a picturesque destination. This is a place that is spread over the banks of seine river in northern France and stands out to be one of the glitziest metropolises of the world. The city scapes of this place continues to sparkle with the iconic architecture of the historical monuments, along with the vintage palaces, the art museums, the cathedral expansive landscaped gardens, and the last but not the least the stylish shopping hubs. In order to help you discover some of the best tourist attractions given below are the top 15 things for you to do and visit in Paris this 2018. Let’s have a look at them below.
Eiffel Tower: The Eiffel Tower in Paris is generally believed to be one of the most iconic tourist attractions, that was constructed in the year 1889 as the world exposition and reaches an astonishing height of 300 metres. A ride on its elevator will actually bring you on top of the tower where you could easily observe the panorama and find an engineer Gustave Eiffel secret apartment on display. The Eiffel tower is open every day from 9.30 am to 11pm. The ticket costs 17€ for adults, and 14.5€ for youth between 12 and 24 years old and 8€ for children.
CARAMELS: Words cannot describe how good the caramels are and especially the ones from Patrick Roger and Jacques Genin. These CARAMELS are not just amazing in texture, rich in buttery flavour, but also a few treats that will actually land up changing your lives. So, if you were supposing to buy caramels from only one place and in order to have your shopping completed then would suggest you to choose Jacques Genin and get the best caramel from there.
Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysées: Another symbol of the French power is the Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysées that was ordered by the Napoleon Bonaparte in order to commemorate the victory of the battle of Austerlitz in the year 1806. This is a place that also commemorates the first world war holding the flame of all the unknown soldiers. The Arc de Triomphe also over looks Paris especially the Avenue des Champs-Elysées, which is known to be one of the most beautiful Avenue in the entire world. This place is open for the public from 10 am to 10.30 pm every day. The entrance costs 12€ full price and 9€ half price.
Bordier Butter: Bordier Butter is generally believed to be super smooth and super rich in flavour. Once you get the taste of this you will then continue to have more and more bread just to enjoy the taste of this butter. You can get this from Laurent Dubois cheese shop although you can even find this elsewhere.
Chocolates:There is no shortage of chocolates when it comes to a country like Paris. While you are in Paris you will get to taste things like Jacques Genin, Jean-Charles Rochoux, Patrick Roger, and more. Though all the chocolates here are really very good but still marshmallows is believed to be the king. The marshmallows is not just delicate, but even sweet and fluffy with a bit of vanilla into it. This is something that just melts into your mouth like anything.
STEAK AND FRITES: This is a French classic and most people are even today surprised that the French fries are actually french. So don’t hesitate to stop any bistro in order to just give a try to something like this.
Fish: In my opinion no one cooks fish as a delicious French. Drooling the entire day just thinking about all the amazing kind of a fish that you have ever had in Paris. It is my favourite and the first food that I ever had in Paris, and trust me it has made me fall in love with the French food once again.
EAT THE TASTIEST COOKIES ON EARTH: Macarons are like eating some of the best cookies on the cloud. These little morsels of goods are made up of a bit of sugar and almond flour and are even a bit gluten free. You can find them in all the flavours and across every sector or part of Paris. Laudree and Pierre Herme are the favourites for most of them even today when it comes to cookies.
CREME BRULEE: This French classic turns out to taste really very better after a heavy dinner at a Parisian restaurant. This delicious egg Kind of a custard with aBrule top is like a pure heaven in the mouth. So, don’t forget to have a taste of this delicious creme brulee when in Paris this 2018-19.
Louvre Museum: The Louvre Museum has been the royal residence for more than 300 years, and the palais du since the 1793. Gathering thousands of pieces of art work from the ancient period to the romantic period the Louvre Museum is the major symbol of the history of France. While you visit this place, you will get to see some of the best works like Leonardoda Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Eugène Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People, Gericault’s Raft of the Medusa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace or even the Venus de Milo. The Louvre Museum is open from 9 am to 6 pm, and on the Wednesdays and Fridays the museum closes at 9.45 pm.
Buttes Chaumont Park: The Buttes Chaumont Park is located in the northeast region of Paris, and is generally believed to be one of the biggest parks of Paris. It’s setting in the pit view actually gives you the access to some of the most beautiful views of the city, especially when it comes to the Montmartre neighbourhood. With its caves and cascades, it might make you forget that you’re still in Paris! While you are at Buttes Chaumont park you will easily be able to organize a picnic in the park with your family or friends. You can visit this place with your family or friends from 7 am to 10 pm in summer and 8 pm in winter. There are no entrance fees here.
Palais Garnier: The Palais Garnier is generally believed to be a 2000 seat auditorium, and the very model of opulence starting from the classical sculptures across the exterior to the mirrors, to the marble and parquet flooring of the Grand Foyer. Not just this you will also get to see the Grand Scalier, all red satin and velvet boxes, plus the library, museums and the last but not the least emperor’s private salons. One of the most important things that you should not be missing here is the actual program of the shows and the events held by the ballet de Paris.
Notre Dame Cathedral: The Notre Dame Cathedral is another or say one of the most famous beautiful roman catholic cathedrals.Not just this Notre Dame Cathedral is one of those places that you should definitely not miss to visit when in Paris this 2018 -19. While you visit this place all that you get to see here is the gothic style architecture, the amazing sculptures and the last but not the least the gargoyles that continue to fascinate each and every traveller even today. One of the most important things that you should definitely not miss when in Paris or at the Notre Dame Cathedral is the Superb architecture and wood carvings of internal décor, ‘Parvis de Notre Dame’- the front court and statute of Bas Relief and Jeanne D’Arc (Joan of Arc). You can visit this place from morning 8 am to 6.45 pm and there is no entry fees here.
Château de Versailles: Centuries of makeover have turn out to make the Château de Versailles one of the most sumptuously clad château in the entire world. Commissioned in the year 1678 by Louis XIV, the palace continues to houses an incredible Hall of Mirrors, the expansive grounds boasting terraces, parterres, lush groves and a spectacular series of fountains etc, and it was this place where the famous Treaty of Versailles was signed in 1919. One of the most important things that you should not miss here is the gardens during the summer season.
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