Champs Elysées (avenue des Champs-Elysees) is the central street of Paris. It is located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, on the right bank of the river Seine, to north-west of the Louvre. All arriving to Paris tourists feel the need to walk on the Champs-Elysees. There are shops of many famous brands on this street.
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Montmartre is located in the 18th arrondissement, in the northern part of the city, on the right (north) bank of the Seine. Word Word Montmartre (Montmartre) is used for name of the hill and the surrounding areas of the city. Montmartre is one of the most visited places in Paris.
Montmartre hill height is 130 meters. This is the highest point of the city. On top of the hillб еруку is one of the most famous churches in Paris - Sacre-Coeur. Sacré Coeur is often called фы the most beautiful city cathedral. The hill offers a beautiful view of the city шn good weather.
Notre Dame is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Paris. Approximately 14 million people visit the site each year. This is one of the most famous monuments of medieval architecture in Europe.
Palace and Park of Versailles (Parc et château de Versailles) is one of the most popular tourist places in in Paris.
The Louvre is one of the most popular tourist spots in Paris. The Louvre is one of the best, one of the largest and most visited museums in the world. The complex of buildings in which the museum is located was formerly the palace of kings of France. In 1793 there was opened the world's first public museum. It was here, in the Louvre, stores such famous exhibits as “Mona Lisa” (La Gioconda) by Leonardo da Vinci and the “Venus de Milo” (Aphrodite from the island of Milos).
Georges Pompidou national center of Contemporary Art and Culture (Centre national d'art et de culture Georges-Pompidou, Centre Georges Pompidou) is one of the most visited by tourists and locals places in Paris. The center was established by initiative of French President Georges Pompidou and opened January 31, 1977. The Centre Pompidou was planned to be a nerve center of the French art and culture, bringing together in one place the different forms of expression.
Disneyland Paris opened in 1992. Currently, it is one of the most visited amusement parks in Europe. Disneyland Paris visits more than 12 million people per year. It covers an area about 19 square kilometers.
Disneyland Paris is located in the suburb of Paris Marne-la-Vallée, a distance about 32 kilometers to east of Paris.
Disneyland Paris includes two theme parks (Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park), a separate area with shops and cafes Disney Village, a few hotels, and even golf courses.
Center for new technology and industry “CNIT Paris La Defense” (Centre des nouvelles industries et technologies, CNIT) located in a suburban neighborhood of Paris, on the northern outskirts of the square La Defense plaza. (Puteaux commune is located in the western part of the city, a distance of about 8.5 kilometers from the center of Paris.) Here also are located offices of some companies and the Hilton Hotel (Paris La Defense Hilton). On the first floor there are also shops and cafes.
Exhibition Center “Paris Expo porte de Versailles” is one of the largest exhibition centers in Europe and the largest exhibition center in Paris. It hosts over 200 events each year. Exhibition center visits annually about 6 million visitors from around the world. Exhibition Centre has 8 halls with a total area 226,000 square meters, 32 rooms for conferences and meetings, 3 large audiences for conferences (amphitheater), and outdoor exhibition area.
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