Paris at a glance

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  • 1. Paris at a Glance
  • 2. Map of FranceParis is in north central France located along the Seine River.
  • 3. The River of ParisThe Seine River runs through the center of Paris.
  • 4. The Eiffel Tower - An Iron MasterpieceThis amazing structure is in the heart ofmodern Paris. It was designed by a youngman named Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. It’sfirst appearance was at the Paris WorldsFair in 1889.
  • 5. The Arc DeTriompheThe Arch is an architectural masterpieceand an amazing symbol of France. It’sdesigner was Napoleon himself as a glory ofFrance’s victory against Austria. Today thearch is still a symbol of France and sits infront of the Champs Elysees.
  • 6. Notre DameNotre Dame is afamous cathedralthat was completedin the year of1253and was one of theearly gothicchurches. Boy! Itreally is as old asdirt!
  • 7. The Louvre Art MuseumThe Louvre was once a palace of the Renaissance Era , but once the great Palace ofVersailles was completed, the Louvre was given to the artists and became a museum.The glass pyramid was completed in 1984.
  • 8. The Musee D’OrseeThis museum was once an old train station transformed intoan art museum. It was also the inspiration for the movie HUGO.This building is host to mostly impressionist paintings.