Magical Paris

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Travel Planning | Comments Off on Magical Paris

Paris is without a doubt one of the capitals of the world. No world or Euro trip is complete without a visit to Paris. There’s much to do in Paris but let’s focus on the important stuff to make sure you get as much of the French experience as possible.

First off we have Musee D’orsay which is a museum that contains the world’s largest collection of impressionist pieces. It hosts the work of famous artists including Monet, Van Gogh, Manet, Degas, Gaugin, and more. The museum has guided English tours, restaurants and cafes for eating, as well as a gift shop for souvenirs. Another museum is Musee Rodin which was once where the famous sculptor worked. It contains many of his most famous sculptures including The Thinker, The Gates of Hell, The Kiss, and more. It also contains 8,000 of his drawings. Musee Picasso is also a major attraction having finally opened in 2014 after a makeover that took 5 years to complete and a 52 million euro budget. It contains the largest collection of Picasso’s work.

If you’re done with museums and need some natural beauty there’s always the Palais Royal Garden which also contains shops for some of the world’s fanciest perfumers and jewelry shops. There are also the Luxemborg Gardens which are a lovely place to just sit back in the sun and enjoy the outdoors. The gardens are close to the Luxemborg Museum which hosts some fine arts as well.

Of course the world’s greatest and most famous art museum The Louvre is somewhere you must go when you’re in Paris. It’s the world’s largest museum and the odds of you getting lost inside aren’t minimal but it’s worth it. Besides the Mona Lisa and some of the world’s finest painting you might also accidentally stumble across some beautiful and lesser known art whilst trying to find your way back out.

The heart of Paris is of course the Notre-Dame cathedral which is where Napoleon was crowned and where several kings and queens went to get married. The inside isn’t spectacular but the outside sure is. It’s an architectural beauty in every sense of the way.

Last but not least we have the Eiffel Tower which is as famous as the Pyramids of Giza, the Statue of Liberty, and Big Ben. It is one of the world’s most iconic monuments and honestly speaking, if you don’t take a picture at the Eiffel Tower can we ever be sure you even left your couch?

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