Paris travel Guide - Paris ' The City of Dream '

Paris is France's largest city and its capital. Paris, one of the leading centers of finance, commerce, fashion, science and art in Europe. The Eiffel Tower is acknowledged as the universal symbol of Paris and France. And it is the most iconic landmark of Paris.The climb of the Eiffel Tower is a must to enjoy the magnificent view of Paris. It is considered one of the world's most beautiful cities and fashion and glamor capital of the world. it is home to the world's finest and most luxurious fashion designers and cosmetics brand, such as Louis Vuitton, L'Oréal, Clarins, etc. Paris has its own pride. The culture here, the atmosphere here, the people here, and its shopping centers all leave a different impression on your heart.

Places to visit in Paris - France

There are many important cultural institutions in Paris: its Louvre Museum is the most visited museum in the world , Its Musée d'Orse, Francis Imperialist is famous for its collection of art, and its Pompidou centre Musical National d'Art Monden is the largest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe. The central area of the city along with the Sen river is classified as the UNESCO heritage site. There are many notable monuments, including Notre Dame Cathedral, Saint-Chapel, Universal Exhibition Grand Palace, Petit Policy and the Eiffel Tower.

Eiffel Tower - It is the most iconic landmark of Paris. And the climb of the Eiffel Tower is a must to enjoy the magnificent view of Paris. To celebrate the 100 years of the Revolution of France, in 1889 a World Fair was being organized in Paris. A major and grand tower was built as the gateway to this, which was to be broken later. It was named Eiffel Tower, after the name of chief engineer of company Alexander Gustav Eiffel who created it . The height of this iron structure is 1,063 ft in which there are 3 levels and 1,665 staircases. There is a separate lift arrangement for going to every level. There are also restaurants on the first 2 floors. Every floor provides panoramic view of the whole city.

Disneyland - This huge and magnificent park, set on the theme of Disney's characters and films, is located 32 kilometers east of the central part of the city. Spread over 4,800 acres, this park began in 1992. In the year 2002 Disney Studios was produced along with this. There are 57 swings, rides etc. in these two parks. Apart from these, there are also colorful parades, laser shows and other activities in the parks.

The Arc de Triomphe - In the memory of the martyrs killed in the French Revolution and other wars, the Notre-Dame Cathedral – The gate with name the Arc of Triumph was built. This gate, based on Roman architecture, was designed by Jean Calgreen n in 1806. Some wars and names of martyrs are carved on the walls of this.

Louvre Museum - This museum is the top most visited and the biggest museum in the world. It has huge collection of artworks Many world-famous works such as Mona Lisa, Virgin of the Rocks, and the ethics of Hammurabi are displayed here and tourist from all the corners of the world come here to see these artworks. In front of this there is a huge pyramid of glass which makes this place more beautiful.

Notre Dame Cathedral – This is a Roman Catholic church built in the French Gothic style. This is one of the most famous churches in the whole world. There is a small part of the Crossover of Christ Jesus, the Crown of Thorn, and some other memento. Apart from the coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte, this church is witness to many other major historical events.

St. Chapel Church – It is located in Paris constructed in the 13th century. This church, made in the Gothic style, is famous for its stainless glass painting work.
Les Invalides- It is cluster of some museums and old buildings. It shows the military history of France. In the 17th century, Louis XVIII made this building to provide relief to the injured soldiers in the war and to provide shelter to old and sickly soldiers and their families. Here they were arranged for free keeping, treatment and lodging. Napoleon also carried forward this tradition.

concorde square - This is one of the major and the largest public squares in Paris. It was the site of many notable public executions during the French Revolution such as execution of King Louis XVI , Queen Marie Antoinette, Princess Élisabeth of France, Charlotte Corday and many others.

The Parc de Belleville - This park is located on the hill of Belleville, its 108 metres making it the highest park in Paris.It provide panoramic view of city. At the top of the park lies the Maison de l'Air, a small museum designed to educate visitors to the importance of fresh air and to the problems of pollution.

Parc de la Butte-du-Chapeau-Rouge –This park is an example of 1930s France modernist park design, and contains a fountain and works of sculpture from the Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne (1937) held at the Trocadéro.

Things to do in Paris-France

  • Big Bus Paris Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
  • Bistro-Style Seine River Dinner Cruise
  • Hop-on hop-off Seine boat cruise
  • Disneyland Paris tour
  • kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Paragliding
  • Hot Air Balloon Trip
  • Walking tour of Paris City
  • Visit Museums
  • Visit Gardens
  • Visit Churches
  • Walk around Old city

France Visa for Indian Citizens

Indian passport holders can apply for a Schengen Visa at the Embassy of any of the 26 Member States. Schengen Visa is special kind of tourist visa that permit either transit through or an intended stay within the territory of the Schengen Member States for the duration of maximum 90 days.

Visa Fee for France for Adults – Rs4400 + Agent fee 
Visa fee for France for Children - (6-12 years) – Rs2600 + Agent Fee

Visa processing will take at least two week to process.You have to apply for Schengen Visa well before your trip date.

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