Paris

The names engraved on the Eiffel Tower

The names engraved on the Eiffel Tower

Did you know that the names of 72 notable French scientists and engineers are engraved at the base of the Eiffel Tower?This tower, 300 meters high, designed by businessman Gustave Eiffel, architect Stephen Sauvestre, and engineers Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier,...

The Musée d’Orsay, a former railway station

The Musée d’Orsay, a former railway station

Did you know the Musée d'Orsay is located in a former railway station?This museum, situated on the banks of the Seine, is Iocated in the Gare d'Orsay, in front of the TuiIeries Garden. It is a former railway station, buiIt for the UniversaI Exhibition of 1900. From...

The PIace des Vosges, Iocated in the district of Le Marais

The PIace des Vosges, Iocated in the district of Le Marais

My favourite place in Paris is the Place des Vosges, Iocated in the district of Le Marais. Until the 13th century, the neighbourhood was a marsh, hence its name. It then became a farmland until in the 17th century, when it became a residential area. The Place des...

Paris, the City of Light

Paris, the City of Light

Paris, with great cultural and architectural heritage, is the city of fashion and gastronomy. It is known as the City of Light. There are several theories that explain the nickname. Some say it is due to the placement of street lighting under the reign of Louis XIV....

What to eat in Paris, discover its gastronomy

What to eat in Paris, discover its gastronomy

France is the culinary country par excellence. Everybody knows about its famous wines (from Burgundy, the Loire Valley, Bordeaux or Roussillon), its cheeses (more than 400 types are produced, it is fantastic to see them in the markets), its baguettes and croissants....

The best tour to see Paris in 3 days

The best tour to see Paris in 3 days

If you only have 3 days in Paris, do not stress! We have thought about this issue for you, and we are going to  let you know what you should do in order to make the most out of your visit to the city of love. Please, continue reading to find out what to do on a 3-day...

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