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For me the most important thing about traveling is enjoying not only the beautiful monuments and museums but also the food...
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Known as the ‘city of lights’, Paris is a place that oozes beauty, romance, history and culture. It’s arguably the capital of the world for fashion, food and art, and its 6100 streets are home to no less than 1803 monuments and 450 parks and gardens. The city’s 11 million inhabitants live across 20 neighbourhoods, called arrondissements, each with their own distinct feel and style, yet contributing to a type of architecture that is instantly recognisable to both the Parisian and the smart traveller. It’s a city that captures the hearts of millions upon millions each year, and there’s no shortage of reasons why.
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The French capital is a piece of art. Built around the tranquil river Seine, its architecture and landmarks are world famous, and where diversity meets familiarity you are left with an everlasting impression of the most romantic city on earth. Paris is the birthplace of the Gothic style, the French Renaissance, the flamboyant Napoleon III era, the Art Nouveau, Art Deco and and Postmodern architectural styles. There are so many monuments and landmarks in the city that smart travellers have to plan their trip carefully, or stay much longer than a week to see it all. From the world’s most photographed monument in the Eiffel Tower , the majestic Arc de Triomphe at the western end of Avenue Champs Elysées, arguably the world’s most famous cathedral in Notre Dame, the Latin quarter’s Pantheon, and Sacré Cœur basilica sitting at the top of the beautiful Montmartre district, all of these monuments offer 360 degree panoramic views of the city. Throughout the years writers and poets have romanticised the city which houses 830 libraries. Music can be heard almost everywhere and there are dozens of pianos in its train stations alone. Paris’ beauty makes it the ideal place for filming, with 10 film or commercial shoots taking place in its streets every day. Among others, artists of the likes of Renoir, Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet, Manet and Rodin have all lived in and been inspired by Paris, and their work is displayed across the city’s wealth of museums and galleries. The Louvre is the most visited art museum on earth, and it holds 35000 pieces over an area of 60,000 square metres; the Centre Pompidou, in the 4th arrondissement, is the largest modern art museum in Europe; and the vast impressionist collection of the Musée d’Orsay are three must see museums among the city’s huge total of 730. If big museums aren’t your thing, check out Point Ephemere, home to everything from art exhibits, to concerts, performances and festivals. Paris has always been at the centre of the fashion world, and continues as a pioneer of international trends. Browse in the designer boutiques and shops of the grand Avenue Champs Elysées, the prestigious Avenue Montaigne, or the hipster Rue De Faubourg St Honoré, as well as checking out a Houte Couture show for a sample of the cities high-end fashion. Paris is also a good place to shop for the budget shopper (off the main streets), and it has Europe’s largest market in Marché de Rungis. Food and wine are obsessions here in the culinary centre of the world’s most gastronic country. Smart travellers can dine on any budget here, from cheap street vendors and canteens, to the 3 Michelin starred gourmet restaurants. The refined french cuisine of Paris’ restaurants relies on natural flavours and flamboyant techniques, and its easier to find good eateries than bad in most of the arrondissements. Chic wine bars, patisseries and cafes are everywhere here too, and later on the city has a wealth of nightlife for every type of partygoer. Sit along the Seine at Rosa Bonheur or duck into the quirky Le Comptoir Général. A fairytale city alive in the 21st century, there are endless reasons for the smart traveler to visit Paris. Photo by Alice Donovan Rouse on Unsplash
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