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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 culture.

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Op?ra 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 Napoleon style.

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 War II.

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'Op?ra 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 Church.

The M?morial des Martyrs de la D?portation
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 German army.

Arenes de Lutece Amphitheatre In Paris France
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 Salp?tri?re - Gunpowder Hospital
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 hospital.

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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