Paris is the capital and the most amazing and populous city of France. It is the largest city in the western world, a prosperous trading Centre, and the home of the University of Paris, one of the oldest universities in history. By the 17th century it was one of Europe's major Centers of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts, and it retains that position still today.
Paris has a typical Western European oceanic climate which is affected by the North Atlantic Current. The overall climate throughout the year is mild and moderately wet. Summer days are usually warm and pleasant with average temperatures hovering between 15 and 25 °C (59 and 77 °F), and a fair amount of sunshine.
It is home of some of the largest fashion houses in the world, including Dior and Chanel, and of many well-known fashion designers. It is also the home of the world's largest cosmetics company, Loreal, and three of the five top global makers of luxury fashion accessories.
It is reciprocally twinned only with Rome. Build up with religious mixture. It is the department with highest proportion of highly educated people. 55 specialized Centers of higher-education outside the public university structure. The prestigious public universities are usually considered grands établissements.
The Eiffel Tower is a wrought iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France. It is named after the engineer “Gustave Eiffel”, whose company designed and built the tower. The tower is 324 meters (1,063 ft) tall, about the same height as an 81-storey building, and the tallest structure in Paris. The tower has three levels for visitors, with restaurants on the first and second levels. The top level's upper platform is 276 m (906 ft) above the ground – the highest observation deck accessible to the public in the European Union.
The Disneyland Paris, originally Euro Disney Resort, is an entertainment resort in Marne-la-Vallée, a new town located 32 km (20 mi) east of the Centre of Paris, and is the most visited theme park in all of France and Europe. Disneyland Paris website the theme park's top five attractions are it’s a Small World, Space Mountain:
Mission 2, Big Thunder Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean and Buzz Light-year’s Astro Blasters. It’s a Small World, located in Fantasyland, takes visitors on a musical tour of world attractions; Space Mountain: Mission 2 is a roller coaster-like ride in Discovery land; Big Thunder Mountain is a mine train roller coaster in Frontier land; Pirates of the Caribbean is located in Adventure land; and Buzz Lightyear’s Astro Blasters, located in Discoveryland.
Palace of Fontainebleau:
Palace of Fontainebleau is one of the largest French royal chateaux. It is a national museum and a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is located in the commune of Fontainebleau. The Museum of Napoleon I was created on the right side of the Court of Honor, where the apartments of the princes of the First Empire had been located. It includes a gallery of portraits of members of Napoleon's family, medals and decorations, several costumes worn during Napoleon's coronation as Emperor, and a gold leaf from the crown he wore during the coronation; a large collection of porcelain and decorative objectives from the Imperial dining table, and a cradle, toys, and other souvenirs from the Emperor's son, the King of Rome. It also has a collection of souvenirs from his military campaigns, including a recreation of his tent and its furnishings and practical items which he took with him on his campaigns
The Louvre or the Louvre Museum is the world's largest museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine in the city's 1st arrondissement. The building was extended many times to form the present Louvre Palace. The Louvre is the world's second most visited museum after the Palace Museum in China.
The Louvre has three entrances: the main entrance at the pyramid, an entrance from the Carrousel du Louvre underground shopping mall, and an entrance at the Porte des Lions.
The Italian holdings are notable, particularly the Renaissance collection. The High Renaissance collection includes Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, Virgin and Child with St. Anne, St. John the Baptist, and Madonna of the Rocks. Caravaggio is represented by The Fortune Teller and Death of the Virgin.
The Musee d'Orsay is a museum in Paris, France. The museum holds mainly French art including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world, by painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. It is one of the largest art museums in Europe.
Arc de Triomphe:
The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. It should not be confused with a smaller arch, the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, which stands west of the Louvre. The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces.
Notre Dame de Paris:
Notre-Dame de Paris also known as Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame, is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, and is among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world. The naturalism of its sculptures and stained glass are in contrast with earlier Romanesque architecture. The cathedral treasury contains a reliquary which houses some of Catholicism's most important relics, including the purported Crown of Thorns, a fragment of the True Cross, and one of the Holy Nails.
Montmartre is primarily known for the white-domed Basilica of the Sacré-Cœur on its summit and as a nightclub district. The other, older, church on the hill is Saint Pierre de Montmartre, which claims to be the location at which the Jesuit order of priests was founded. Archaeological excavations show that the heights of Montmartre were occupied from at least Gallo-Roman times. Texts from the 8th century cite the name of Mount Mercury, and a 9th-century text speaks of Mount Mars.
The Sainte-Chapelle (Holy Chapel) is a royal chapel in the Gothic style, within the medieval Palais de la Cité, the residence of the Kings of France until the 14th century, on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France. The Sainte-Chapelle is considered among the highest achievements of the Rayonnant period of Gothic architecture. The Sainte-Chapelle is one of the earliest surviving buildings of the Capetian royal palace on the Île de la Cité. Although damaged during the French Revolution, and restored in the 19th century, it has one of the most extensive 13th-century stained glass collection anywhere in the world.