Isla de Francia - tourist attractions (page 2)

markerA Opéra Bastille The Opéra Bastille (Opéra de la Bastille), located at the Place de la Bastille, in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, was designed by the Canadian-Uruguayan architect Carlos Ott, who in November 1983 won an international competition in which some 1,700 architects presented their projects. The new ope... Opéra Bastille - photo
markerB Panthéon, Paris The Pantheon in Paris is a 19th century Neoclassical building located in the Latin Quarter of Paris (5th arrondissement) on the mountain of Sainte-Geneviève. Originally, it functioned as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve, but now is a civic temple and a famous burial place. It was designed by the ... Panthéon, Paris - photo
markerC Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile The Triumphal Arch in Paris (Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile) is a monumental structure located in the middle of the Place Charles de Gaulle (also known as Place de l'Étoile), in the Champs-Élysées district, at the border of the 8th, 16th and 17th arrondissement. It was built as a homage to French soldi... Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile - photo
markerD Père Lachaise Cemetery Père Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in French), located in the 20th arrondissement (Père Lachaise), is the largest cemetery in Paris and one of the most famous cemeteries in the world. Many world renowned artists and writers are buried here and that is why it the most visited cemetery... Père Lachaise Cemetery - photo
markerE Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower is a structure designed by Gustave Eiffel as the main constructor but also other architects and structural engineers like Stephen Sauvestre, Maurice Koechlin or Emilie Nouguier. It was built for the 1889 Exposition Universelle and is located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Nowadays i... Eiffel Tower - photo
markerF Place de la Concorde The Place de la Concorde, covering an area of 8 hectares, is the largest square in Paris. It is located in the 8th arrondissement, between the Tuileries and the eastern end of the Champs-Élysées. Before the construction of the square in 1772, a big statue of King Louis XV was erected at its site in ... Place de la Concorde - photo
markerG Parc de la Villette The Parc de la Villette is a park located in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, bordering the Boulevard Périphérique - a ring road around Paris, and the department of Seine-Saint-Denis. In years 1860-1974, the park's area was the site of the huge Parisian abattoirs (slaughterhouses) employing over 12... Parc de la Villette - photo
markerH Bois de Vincennes The Bois de Vincennes is a park built in an English style, located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris. The name of the park is derived from the nearby town of Vincennes. The park became part of the city of Paris in the 19th century. It covers an area of approximately 1000 ha, which makes it almost ... Bois de Vincennes - photo
markerI Notre Dame de Paris Notre Dame de Paris ("Our Lady of Paris" in English), also known as the Notre Dame Cathedral, is a Gothic cathedral located on the Île de la Cité, a small island in the centre of Paris (in the 4th arrondissement). It is one of the most famous cathedrals in the world and, with 13 million visitors eac... Notre Dame de Paris - photo
markerJ Château de Vincennes The Château de Vincennes is a massive 14th and 17th century French royal castle in the town of Vincennes, to the east of Paris, now a suburb of the metropolis. Like other more famous châteaux it had its origins in a hunting lodge, constructed for Louis VII about 1150 in the forest of Vincennes. In ... Château de Vincennes - photo

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