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Paris – City of light: Part 5

*Must-go Destinations

Paris is the city of light which has many art constructions, famous unique architectures. Therefore, you should not miss the most attractive places in Paris. There are many ways to travel in Paris, but bus is the best choice because you can see the street view from bus.
1 Arc de Triomphe

Arc De Triomphe 2
Arc de Triomphe was built in Napoleon time in 1806 and inaugurated in 1836. The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. It stands in the center of the Charles de Gaulle.
National Day @ Arc de Triomphe
Tourists can come here to visit, shopping and they can buy famous perfume in Sephora shop. There are many kinds of transportation that help you to reach there, but they can come there by bus or subway.
Arc de Triomphe opens from 10 AM to 11 PM, except these days 01/01, 01/05, 08/05, 14/06, 11/11, 25/12. The adult tickets price is 9 €, 5.5 € for people who are from 18 to 25 years old, it is free for those who are under 18 years old.
2The Eiffel

Eiffel Zoom!
Eiffel tower is a famous construction in the world which is located on the Champ de Mars. The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second. The tower also has flash system that flickers for 10 minutes one time.
Eiffel opens freely everyday from 9AM to 11PM. Tourists can choose elevator or stair to visit the tower. The elevator fee is from 8 to 13 €. It is 4.5 € if you choose stair and free for children are under 4 years old.
3The Opera Garnier

Staircase at the Garnier Opera House
The Palais Garnier is Opera house which was built from 1861 to 1875 by Palais Garnier architect. The Paris Opera now mainly uses the Palais Garnier for ballet.
Palais Garnier - Opéra national de Paris
Opera Garnier opens from 10 AM to 4:30 PM every day and closes on 01/01 and 01/05 each year. You have to buy tickets 6 € before closing 30 minutes
4 The Pantheon

The Pantheon is located on Sainte – Genevieve hill, 5 district, Paris. It was built in 18th century to preserve relics of St. Genevieve. Currently, this building contains the remains of distinguished French citizens. Tourists can use bus or subway to visit this place.
The Pantheon opens from 9:30 AM to 6:30 PM everyday. The visiting free is 32 € for adult. Besides, there is discount up to 21 €.
5 The Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame de Paris
This is the cultural symbol of France and the beauty of world art. The cathedral is Gothic architecture located on a island next to the Seine.
Inside Notre Dame
The cathedral opens from 6:45 AM to 7:45 PM every day except Monday. It is free for entrance, but you have to pay to visit the tower (7.5 €). The cathedral’s tower opens from 9 AM to 7:30 PM and 11PM on the weekend.
6 Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum Entrance
The Louvre Museum is one of the most famous museums in the world. This museum displays 35,000 items, some of which are the great works of humanity, such as Venus statue, Samonthrace statue, Mona Lisa statue, etc. Because the museum is really large and there are so many things to see, visitors should choose some favourite areas or the famous works to contemplate, then glance over the others.
The Louvre Museum Paris 1989re museum
Visitting fee is usually 6 EUR, and it is free for visitors under 18 years old, the disabled and those who take care of them, and artists.
7 Picasso Museum

In the Picasso Museum, Paris
The Picasso Museum is considered as the pride of the French culture. This museum displays the largest collection of works by the famous painter Pablo Picasso. In addition, the museum also shows a lot of works by other well-known artists, including about 203 paintings, 191 statues, 85 crockery and 3,000 manuscripts.
Picasso Museum, Paris
The museum is open from 09:30 to 18:00 every day in the week, except Tuesday and on 01/01 or 25/12.
The ticket’s price is € 7.7. If visitors are under 26 years old, they have to pay only € 5.7. It is free for guests under 18 years, but they need to ask the reception for the code.
8 Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre - Sacré-Coeur

Sacré-Coeur is a Catholic Church, which was built from 1876 to 1914. This is a beautiful building on a hill, which is the second highest place in Paris (after the Eiffel).
Sacré Coeur @ Sunset
The church is open daily from 06:00 to 23:00 and visitors do not need to pay for the ticket. But if you want to visit the dome and tomb area, the fee is 5 €, and it is free for children under 6 years old. However, note that the dome and the tomb area are only open from 09:00 to 17:45.
Sacre Coeur

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