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3 must-see hop-off attractions
Paris. Where to begin? It’s not easy, is it? There’s so much that makes Paris Paris. So much to see, so much to do. It's a genuine world capital. Well, to help you out, here are our three highlights, place that you just can’t miss. First up is the Eiffel Tower, which is so big you can’t miss it whatever you do! There’s a reason it’s the symbol of the city, so go visit it. Another symbol of the city is the Arc de Triomphe, which was built by Napoleon to let everyone know exactly how successful a general he was. Perhaps the city’s most famous female inhabitant is the Mona Lisa, so make sure you go and visit her in the Louvre Museum, without doubt one of the world’s very best art galleries.
Did you know?
Though Paris has the same name as the famous son of Troy, unlike London, it claims no looks to that ancient city. Instead its name comes from the Gallic Parisii, the tribe that lived there even before the Romans arrived. It’s also known as City of Light, both because of the leading role it played in the Enlightenment and because it was one of the first cities to have street lighting. If you want to know why it’s called the City of Love, you’ll just have to visit...