Isla de Francia - tourist attractions (page 3)

markerA Champ-de-Mars The Champ de Mars (Field of Mars) is a large stretch of green area in Paris, located in the 7th arrondissement, southeast of the Eiffel Tower and northwest of the École Militaire. The park got its name after an area in Rome known as Campus Martius, which was dedicated to the Roman god of war. The re... Champ-de-Mars - photo
markerB La Défense La Défense is a business district belonging to the metropolitan area of Paris called Paris aire urbaine. It is located in the department of Hauts-de-Seine (encompassing the municipalities of Nanterre, Courbevoie and Puteaux) and covers an area of 1400 hectares. It has a population of 20,000 inhabita... La Défense  - photo
markerC Parc des Buttes Chaumont The Parc des Buttes Chaumont is a public park located on a rocky hill, in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, at the Rue Botzaris. The name of the park is a combination of two words: "buttes", which translates as "hills", and "chaumont", which is believed to be a contraction of the words "chauve" (bal... Parc des Buttes Chaumont - photo
markerD Hôtel de Ville The Hôtel de Ville is the City Hall of Paris, housing the city's administration since 1357. It has also been the home of the Mayor of Paris (currently Bertrand Delanoë) since 1977. It is located on the Place de l'Hôtel de Ville (formerly known as the Place de Grève) in the 4th arrondissement, close ... Hôtel de Ville - photo
markerE Palais Garnier The Palais Garnier, also known as the Opéra de Paris, Opéra Garnier, or simply the Paris Opéra, is a large opera house located on the Place de l'Opéra, a square in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. The 19th century neo-baroque (or baroque revival) building of the opera, designed by Charles Garnier an... Palais Garnier - photo
markerF La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel) La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel) is a chapel located on the Île de la Cité in the centre of Paris which was part of the Capetian royal palace. The construction of the chapel, was commissioned by King Louis IX in 1239 to house his collection of Passion Relics, including the Crown of Thorns and a ... La Sainte-Chapelle (The Holy Chapel) - photo
markerG Pont Neuf The Pont Neuf (New Bridge) is, despite its name, the oldest standing bridge across the river Seine in Paris, France. Its name, which was given to distinguish it from older bridges that were lined on both sides with houses, has remained. Standing by the western point of the Île de la Cité, the islan... Pont Neuf - photo
markerH Saint-Eustache Church in Paris L’église Saint-Eustache (Saint Eustache Church) is a church in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, built between 1532 and 1632. Situated at the entrance to Paris’s ancient markets ( Les Halles ) and the beginning of rue Montorgueil, the Église de Saint-Eustache is considered a masterpiece of late Gothi... Saint-Eustache Church in Paris - photo
markerI Place des Vosges The Place des Vosges, located in the Marais district in the 4th arrondissement, is the oldest square in Paris and one of the most beautiful squares in the world. The square was originally named Place Royale, however after the French Revolution it was renamed Place des Vosges to honour the region of ... Place des Vosges - photo
markerJ Place Dauphine The Place Dauphine is a triangular square located close to the west side of the Île de la Cité island in the the first arrondissement of Paris. The square is linked through the Rue Henri-Robert street to the oldest bridge in Pairs called the Pont Neuf, which passes over the island connecting the two... Place Dauphine - photo

Isla de Francia - Tourist attractions

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