In beautiful Paris, France, there is much to do and see. Being a historic city of both history and culture there are endless possible activities tourist can try. From visiting the famous Eiffle Tower to shopping at the Galeries Lafayette there is something for everyone.
The Louvre is a world renowned museum. It is the world largest museum and a historic monument to Paris. Orignially built as a fortress under King Phillip the seconds rule, it has since functioned as the Frence palace, a place for French heirarchy to display their valuables, and is now a museum. From beautiful vintage paintings, to ancient sculptours and other historical elements, the Louvre is a great place for anyone interested in history or art to visit.
Current Exhibits & Events at the Louvre
- Visit Daily Life in Egypt
- Visit A Lion Hunt
- Visit the Reopening of the 17th-Century French Painting Galleries
*Note: Admission is $15.93 for all visitor over 18 years of age.
The Eiffle Tower
The Eiffle Tower is one of the world's most famous monumnets. From the top you can see all of Paris, and at night the view is exsquisite. At the Eiffle Tower you can feel the life of the city and enjoy the scenery.
The Galaries Lafayette
Opened in 1896, Galeries Layfayette is a wonderful place to shop and feel Paris’ culture around you. The shopping center is beautifully built with a glass and steel dome and Art Nouveau staircases. Here there are many high end and somewhat pricey items, but no matter your price range you’ll be able to visit one of the most popular shopping centers in the world and find a store you’d like.
Some of the better known brands Galeries Lafayette carries are…
Once a railway station built in 1898 next to the Seine, the Musee d’Orsay is wonder cultural museum to visit with your family. The museum houses the world’s largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces from famous painters such as Monet, Manet, Renoir, and Van Gogh.There are mostly French works dating between 1998 and 1914 here, and with paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography there’s something for everyone to enjoy. *Note Admission is $12.44.
Some current exhibits are…
- The Water Mirror painting
- The Alligator Hunters sculpture
- The Tartar Warrior on Horseback decorative art piece