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10 Amazing Photos Show The Eiffel Tower Rising Above Paris. CobbleStay. Arc De Triomphe. Eiffel Tower, Paris. Once the tallest structure in the world, the Eiffel Tower is probably Europe's best known landmark and Paris's most famous symbol. You couldn't possibly visit Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower. Even if you do not want to visit this world famous structure, you will see its top from all over Paris. The tower rises 300 meters tall (984 ft); when it was completed at the end of the nineteenth century it was twice as high as the Washington Monument, at the time the tallest structure in the world.

The Eiffel Tower was built for the World Exhibition in 1889, held in celebration of the French Revolution in 1789. The construction was only meant to last for the duration of the Exposition, but it still stands today, despite all protests from contemporary artists who feared the construction would be the advent of structures without 'individuality' and despite the many people who feared that this huge 'object' would not fit into the architecture of Paris. Mystery of the locks. Lovers leave locks inscribed with their names on Pont des Arts. The Sacre Coeur Basilica offers sweeping views of Paris. The Montmartre district, a haven for artists, used to be dotted with windmills. This is one of two that remain. Rue Cler is a pedestrian market street dotted with bistros and shops.

Tempting cakes for sale at the bakery on Rue Cler. A fromagerie on Rue Cler offers hundreds of varieties of cheeses for sale. Onion soup served at a bistro on Rue Cler. It's fascinating to watch traffic negotiate the circle around the Arc de Triomphe. The Eiffel Tower peeks through the Wall of Peace monument on the Champ de Mars. No limo needed: Newlyweds negotiate a Paris intersection after posing for photos on the Pont Alexandre III. Pont des Arts Sacre Coeur Montmartre Rue Cler Arc de Triomphe Eiffel Tower Street life Paris (CNN) -- When you're in love in Paris, you show it with a lock. "Without you, my life doesn't make sense," one of the locks reads in French. "Sleepless Night" A poster quest. Reviews. 1. Présentation du site. En vertu de l'article 6 de la loi n° 2004-575 du 21 juin 2004 pour la confiance dans l'économie numérique, il est précisé aux utilisateurs du site www.maisonconstant.com l'identité des différents intervenants dans le cadre de sa réalisation et de son suivi : Propriétaire : Christian Constant - Gérant – 135 rue Saint-Dominique - 75007 Paris Créateur : FCINQ, société par actions simplifiée ayant son siège social au 32 Rue Notre Dame des Victoires 75002 Paris Responsable publication : Maison Constant Le responsable publication est une personne physique ou une personne morale.

Webmaster : Maison Constant – constant@maisonconstant.com Hébergeur : Waycom – 2-6 rue des Bourets - 92153 Suresnes Cedex 2. L’utilisation du site www.maisonconstant.com implique l’acceptation pleine et entière des conditions générales d’utilisation ci-après décrites. Ce site est normalement accessible à tout moment aux utilisateurs. 3. 4. Le site utilise la technologie JavaScript. 5. 6. 7. 8. Price of the Paris Museum Pass. Jeu de Paume. Home. Homepage - Palace of Versailles. Paris Pass - Save on Sightseeing in Paris - Paris Tourism for Less. Notre-Dame de Paris. Hours Reception, information, treasury, audioguides, visits organised by the cathedral...

Mass and Service times First Friday of the month and every Friday during Lent at 3 pm, on Good Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. 850 years All informations about the 850 years... The Organs contribute to the beauty of the services and to Notre-Dame de Paris’s spiritual and artistic influence. Next concerts... The mini site to allow the children to discover the cathedral and to send their drawing to publish it on-line !

Hymns, prayers and the other specific meditations to Notre-Dame de Paris accompanied with audios extracts. Saint Chappelle. THE PARIS AUTUMN FESTIVAL - THEATRE - DANCE - MUSIC - CINEMA - ARTS. Restaurant Paris et France : Guide FOODING® des restaurants de style. Chez l' Ami Jean. Laduree Maccarons. Ladurée (French pronunciation: ​[la.dy.ʁe]) is a French luxury bakery and sweets maker house created in 1862. It is one of the top premier sellers of the double-decker macaron, fifteen thousand of which are sold every day.

They are still one of the best known makers of macarons in the world. The Pâtisserie E. Ladurée company (société Pâtisserie E. History[edit] Desfontaines also opened a tearoom at the pastry shop. Present[edit] In 1993, the Groupe Holder took over the firm Ladurée.[3] The Holder family also owns the PAUL bakery chain in France. In 2012, Ladurée will also release a collection of makeup inspired by the colors of their macarons.[5] It will be available in Japan in February 2012, and in Europe from November 2012.

Culture[edit] Ladurée regularly collaborate with fashion designers: in 2009 with Christian Louboutin, then the same year with Marni. In 2011, Ladurée was chosen to conceive macarons for Albert II, Prince of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock's wedding. Locations[edit] Europe. Paris Sideways - Left and Right Bank are Old News. How About East and West? Marais Walking Tour - Walking Tour of the Marais in Paris - Paris Walking Tours - Place des Vosges - Historic Jewish Quarter in Paris - Medieval Paris. The Marais is one of Paris’ oldest and most visually stunning quarters. First developed in the 12th century, the neighborhood, whose name means "swamp" in French and once was one, went from being a royal favorite under Henri IV and Louis XIII, to falling into ruin after the French Revolution of 1789.

Since its revival in the 1960s, it has shone as a center of Parisian artistic and cultural life. It has also significantly gentrified, evolving from a mostly working-class and immigrant neighborhood to one of the most affluent and prestigious areas in the city. This, of course, is not to the liking of all, but whatever your stance, it's undoubtedly made it a stunning place to walk around, eat, drink, and lounge. The Marais is one of the only areas that preserves the narrow streets and architectural styles of Medieval and Renaissance-era Paris. Tour Tips: Convert Euros (EUR) and United States Dollars (USD.