TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE

Exploring Paris

Deepanshi Ahuja, Travel Writer, India

09 February 2018

Paris is the most beautiful city of France. It is one of the major European City and is rich in Art, Fashion and Culture. Paris is known as The ‘City of Lights’ and ‘Country of Fashion’ at the same time because of its Architecture and love for Fashion and Design. The more you will look into beauty of Paris, the more you will love it.

Every other person is just love with Paris and its beauty and for others it is still a dream destination.

So, What is there in Paris?

What it is famous for?

We from TRIPN are here to guide and answer all the above questions.

What is there in Paris? (Must See and Do)

1. Eiffel Tower

Ofcourse, Eiffel tower is like the heart of Paris. Let’s go back towards the history… It was constructed for the universal exhibition of 1889. To know more about the architecture and history, there is the audio-visual show over there which are worth watching if you are a history lover!

2. Walk-Walk-Walk-Just walk around the Seine River

Seine is 777 kilometer long. It flows through the heart of Paris. Initially, The river was called by its latin name ‘Sequana’. There are the number of 32 bridges on the river. One of the Oldest bridge is the Pont Neuf. There is still a lot more like the beautiful Island crossed by the bridge which is used as a docking station. The riverbanks are worth exploring. There are floating restaurants, discos, cafes for those who can afford it, and free benches for all those travelers who are just as happy to enjoy the same view with their own wine, bread and cheese from a local grocer.

3. Have a cup of coffee and enjoy

– There are many cafes in city. Do you know why?

Because people there love to just sit, relax, have coffee or wine and watch people go by. It is one of their favourite tasks.There are some famous cafes where you can taste the most amazing coffee with the most amazing views. Some of them are-

*Terrace overlooking the Eiffel Tower, perhaps from one of the museums at the Palais de Chaillot

*Cafe Marly in the Louvre

*Boat on the Seine—especially the one near Pont La Tournelle as it has a wonderful view of Notre Dame

4. Shopping Paradise

The locals of Paris are known as the most elegant people in the World. Honore de balzac has stated that ‘ Whoever does not visit Paris regularly will never really be elegant’.

Shopping for clothes? Shoes? Kitchen utensils? Food? Books?  Antiques?

Paris has it all !

The markets in Paris are beautiful sights that pop up in the morning and are dismantled by the early afternoon, so be sure you get there on time!  In Paris there are markets every day of the week in different locations. Paris is famous for its departmental stores, street shopping, Famous retailers. You will also get the best kitchen utensils over there.

5. Arc de Triomphe

It’s well worth the hike up the stairs. From the top, it’s clear that all roads lead to the Arc. Quite literally – when it was built by Napoleon to celebrate his victory, it was designed to be at the centre of everything.

6. Boulangeries and Patisseries

There are so many amazing desserts in Paris. Paris is famous for it’s Boulangeries and Patisseries which are seems to appear at every 100 meter. There are just too many wonderful pastries and desserts that you can’t resist, even if you are full. David Lebovitz’s is the professional Chef and Baker and recently He released an app called ‘Paris Pastry’.

7. Delicious Food

Here I give you the names of the famous foods of Paris that one must taste when in Paris.

*Croissants

*Macarons

*Eclairs

8. Famous Museums

Paris is famous for its art, heritage and architecture as I already told you. Here are some famous museums that you should must visit, if you are a big fan of art and history.

Some of them are:

* Musee d’Orsay- It has the most amazing collection of impressionist Masterpieces. You will be in love with the Architecture over here.

* Musee du Louvre- It is the Largest and the most famous Museums of all time. Today there are more than 380,000 objects and 35,000     works of art including:

#The Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci

#Winged Victory or Nike of Samothrace (There is a classic scene with Audrey Hepburn in the movie, “Funny Face”, that has Winged Victory

#Liberty Leading The People by Eugene Delacroix

#Virgin of the Rocks by Leonardo da Vinci

#Coronation of Napoleon by Jacques Louis David

#Venus de Milo

9. Disneyland

Disneyland is the dream destination for the people of all ages of all times.  It is the most beautiful theme park located in Marne-la-Vallée, France. The big attraction is the beauty of the park itself. Disneyland Paris has exclusive night time spectacular featuring fire, fireworks, water fountains, lasers, castle projections, and more. Big Thunder Mountain a rollercoaster themed as a runaway mine train on a ride through the barren landscape of the Old West. Thanks to its location on an island in Frontier land. There is no sense of saying this that “One should visit Disneyland as must when in Paris”.

10. Illumination Tour

Discover the magic of Paris by night with the “Paris Illuminations” excursion. See the main illuminated monuments in a panoramic bus. The monuments and bridges are lit up emphasizing the fantastical atmosphere that reigns in the City of Lights. You will discover the Place de l’Opéra, the Champs Elysées, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, Saint Germain des Prés. Furtheremore, you’ll learn about Paris’ history with the registered commentary.

So, This was your virtual tour to Paris…Now have the real one with TRIPN…