The capital city of France, Paris, is one of the most famous places in the world because of its beauty, romance and refinement. Have you ever been to Paris? If no, you have certainly to go there and fall in love with this beautiful city for the following reasons. First of all, Paris is considered as a world capital of fashion since numerous fashion shows and events are conducted there every year. Secondly, it is prosperous education, business, political and cultural center of Europe. University of Paris is one of the oldest in the whole history. Also, it is one of the most populous European cities having a population of about 10 mln people which makes it the largest European city. And at last, it is a “place of destination” of innumerable tourists who admire Parisian major attractions, numerous monuments and museums, cinemas and theaters, cafes and restaurants and enjoy its pleasing and elegant scent.
1. The Eiffel Tower
The first monument of art you certainly should see, a symbol of Paris, is the Eiffel Tower, a magnificent iron construction built by engineer Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World Exposition. Tour Eiffel is located in the Champ de Mars park, near the Seine River and serves as the entrance to Paris. It was designed to celebrate100 years of the French Revolution. The Eiffel Tower is about 300 meters high construction with 3 floors, 2 restaurants and a cabinet of Gustave Eiffel inside. To climb to the top and take a picture of the excellent views of Paris one can either use an elevator or the stairs (approximately 1700 steps).