Landmarks In Paris Capital City of France
Paris has millions of tourists every year visiting its famous landmarks like the Eiffel
Tower, Napoleons tomb, castles etc. but another favourite pass time is walking along the
world renowned Champs-Elysees and enjoying the fantastic shopping with its fashion and
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Opéra National de Paris - Palais Garnier
Opera National de Paris, Palais Garnier is a large ornate building that has become a well
known Paris landmark and is decorated with columns, statues, friezes etc and is in the
La Bourse de Paris
The Bourse de Paris is the Paris Stock Exchange, that was originally founded in 1724
through King Louis XV, who wished to bring some kind of order to the economy in France.
Eglise Saint Eustache Cathedral In Paris
Eglise Saint Eustache is in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris and originally was a church
dedicated to Saint Agnes, but was enlarge to make this a cathedral with work finishing in
the year 1637.
Hotel de Sens In Paris
The Hotel de Sens is a medieval residence that is one of only three still standing in
Paris in the 4th Arrondissement, that was built during the years of approximately 1475 to
1509 as a residence for Tristan de Salazar.
Memorial du Martyr Juif Inconnu and the The
Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine
The Memorial du Martyr Juif Inconnu is classified as a memorial to the unknown Jewish
martyr and commemorates all the millions of Jews that died during the atrocities of World
Hotel de Sully In Paris
The Hotel de Sully is an old mansion house that is located in the 4th Arrondissement of
Paris and was originally constructed in 1625 by Jean Androuet Du Cerceau.
Opera National de Paris - Bastille
The Opera National de Paris Bastille is also known as L'Opéra de la Bastille or just as
the Opera Bastille and is a reasonably new building that is located in the 12th
Arrondissement of Paris.
Colonne de Vendome Monument In Paris
The column called Colonne de Vendome stands around 44 metres high and is comprised of a
stone core then encased in bronze, found in Place Vendome, a square famous for it
boutiques and the Ritz hotel.
La Madeleine Church In Paris
La Madeleine was first started during the reign of King Louis XV in the 1760's and the
original design by the architect Constant d'Ivry was based upon the St-Louis-des-Invalide
The Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation
Whilst under Nazi occupation, the French people really did suffer and the Memorial des
Martyrs de la Deportation was built to remember those who suffered at the hands of the
Arenes de Lutece Amphitheatre In Paris
It is within the 5th Arrondissement of Paris that you will find the only remnants left of
the Roman era and these include the thermal baths of the Musee de and the Arenes de
Lutece, which is the roman amphitheatre.
Couvent des Cordeliers (Convent) In Paris
The Couvent des Cordeliers was founded in Paris and in 1221 was established as the Third
Order of St Francis of Assisi, whose members were known as Cordeliers, hence the name.
L'hopital de la Salpêtrière - Gunpowder
This old building in the past as a producer and storage area for saltpeter, which of
course was used to make gunpowder, Then became a place to house criminals and those people
that were ill and without money, eventually La Salpetriere then began to serve as a
History of the Hotel du Louvre
The Hotel du Louvre was built back in 1855 and known as the Grand Hotel du Louvre, it was
the first luxury hotel in France and was originally located in the building which is now
known as the Louvre des Antiquaires.
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