If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. – Ernest Hemingway
Paris is not just the modern fashion capital of the world; the historic city has an extraordinary quality that has attracted and enchanted artists, scholars and authors since time immemorial. So much has been written about the grand Eiffel Tower, that the tourist will without fail visit the historic landmark.
In fact Paris happens to be the top destination in the famous travel guide’s Lonely Planet’s – Top 10 Tour Destination for the year 2014. Besides coursing through the lively local markets, flower shops and chic restaurants you can explore tour attractions such as the:
Also known as the Holy Chapel is a historic landmark was built within the royal palace. It was constructed to preserve the ‘relics of Christ’ which were bought by Louis IX from Baldwin II. The chapel has played an important role in the political history of the region as well. The original structure was damaged during the French Revolution and was later restored in the late 19th century.
Centre Pompidou is famous for its library, Movie Theater and museum of art. A must visit for anyone who travels to Paris.
Musee ‘d Orsay
The museum is unique in the sense that it is located within a structure that was in fact a railway station in the past. It has a large booty of ancient and medieval craft that is on display. The museum also happens to be a repository for Impressionist paintaings.
Jardin du Luxembourg
This is the largest public garden in Paris. It has everything from fruit orchards, tennis grounds to picnic spots.
The cathedral is an exemplary piece of French Gothic architecture. Built in the 13th century the cathedral attracts tourists from across the world. Contact Travour for details on hotel packages, flight information and tour packages to Paris.