Paris as one of the best places to travel in 2015

Paris has been one of the best destinations for a very long time and even in 2015, the city of love is in the list of the best travel places 2015. For every visitor to Paris, a visit to the Eiffel Tower which is considered as the icon of the city is a must. Whether it is during the night or during the day, a visit to the Champ de Mars Park where the tower is located is a must. In fact it is one of the world’s most photographed tourist attraction sites standing at 300 meters. For a unique dinner experience, many visitors take the elevator to one of the restaurants on the tower that was built for the 1889 World Exposition while others take the elevator for some spectacular views of the surroundings. For those that cannot be able to dine at the restaurants within the tower, they can have a picnic on the lawns near the tower.

Made of formal gardens, beautiful lawns, statues as well as fruit orchards and fountains, the Luxembourg Gardens sits on 60 acres making it one of the best places to visit in Paris. This park that stands as Paris’s second largest has activities for everyone as per and also has a museum where guests can see a variety of art collections. The Musee du Luxembourgh is located off the Odeon metro stop south of the city. It is a perfect park for families as a part from being great with picnic lunch, it also has a playground, tennis courts as well as jogging paths and fitness equipment. With the merry-go-round, the little ones take spins or ride ponies, they can watch puppet show at the puppet theater and they can even sail model boats at the Grand Basin among other activities.

On the western side of the Avenue des Champs-Elysees stands the largest square in the capital of France popularly known as the Place de la Concorde. This square that has the statue of King Louis XV was created by Jacques-Ange Gabriel. The treaty that was to recognize the independence of the new USA was signed at this very point by Benjamin Franklin and King Louis XVI back in the year XVI. As per

This website is that the square is quite historical as it is the same place that after the French revolution, that Marie Antoinnete among many other people was guillotined. A large statue of King Louis XV and a pink granite Egyptian obelisk that dates back about 3,200 years are at the center of the square with two hotels located on its northern side. The Hotel de la Marine is the headquarters of the French Navy. Muhammad Ali, viceroy and pasha of Egypt gave the obelisk to France in the 19th century from the Temple of Luxor. The largest cities of the France are represented on the four corners of the Place de la Concorde by 8 female statues. More than 1,000 people are said to have been beheaded by the use of a guillotine.
    Blogger Comment
    Facebook Comment


Post a Comment