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    • Notre Dame, is a historicRoman Catholic Mariancathedral on the easternhalf of the Île de la Cité inthe fourth arrondissement ofParis, France
    • The Eiffel Tower (French: La Tour Eiffel, [tuʁɛfɛl]) is an iron lattice tower located on theChamp de Mars in Paris, named after theengineer Gustave Eiffel, whose companydesigned and built the tower. Erected in1889 as the entrance arch to the 1889Worlds Fair, it has become both a globalcultural icon of France and one of the mostrecognizable structures in the world. Thetower is the tallest structure in Paris and themost-visited paid monument in the world;7.1 million people ascended it in 2011
    • La Conciergerie (French pronunciation: ​[la sjɛʁʒəʁi]) is aformer royal palace and prison in Paris, France, located on thewest of the Île de la Cité (literally island of the city), near theCathedral of Notre-Dame. It is part of the larger complexknown as the Palais de Justice, which is still used for judicialpurposes. Hundreds of prisoners during the French Revolutionwere taken from La Conciergerie to be executed on theguillotine at a number of locations around Paris.
    • The Place de la Concorde(French pronunciation: ​[plas dəla kɔʁd]) is one of the majorpublic squares in Paris, France.Measuring 8.64 hectares (21.3acres) in area, it is the largestsquare in the French capital. Itis located in the citys eightharrondissement, at the easternend of the Champs-Élysées.
    • The Hôtel de Ville (Frenchpronunciation: ​[otɛl dəvil], City Hall) inParis, France, is thebuilding housing the cityslocal administration.Standing on the place delHôtel-de-Ville (formerlyplace de Grève) in thecitys IVearrondissement, it hasbeen the location of themunicipality of Paris since1357.
    • The Pont Neuf (Frenchpronunciation: ​[pɔ nœf], NewBridge) is, despite itsname, the oldest standingbridge across the river Seine inParis, France. Its name, whichwas given to distinguish itfrom older bridges that werelined on both sides withhouses, has remained. Itstands by the western point ofthe Île de la Cité, the island inthe middle of the river thatwas the heart of medievalParis.
    • Montmartre (Frenchpronunciation: ​[ .maʁtʁ]) is a hill in the northof Paris, France. It is130 metres high andgives its name to thesurrounding district, inthe 18tharrondissement, a partof the Right Bank.Montmartre isprimarily known for thewhite-domed Basilica ofthe Sacré Cœur on itssummit and as anightclub district. Theother, older, church onthe hill is Saint Pierrede Montmartre, which
    • .Rue Montorgueil (French pronunciation: ​[ʁy tɔʁɡɛj]) is astreet in the 1st arrondissement and 2nd arrondissement (inthe Montorgueil-Saint Denis-Les Halles district) ofParis, France. Lined with restaurants, cafés, bakeries, fishstores, cheese shops, wine shops, produce stands and flowershops, rue Montorgueil is a place for Parisians to socializewhile doing their daily shopping. At the southernmost tip of rueMontorgueil is Saint-Eustache Church, and LesHalles, containing the largest indoor (mostly underground)shopping mall in central Paris; and to the north is the areaknown as the Grand Boulevards.
    • The Île Saint-Louis (Frenchpronunciation: ​[il sɛ lwi]) is one oftwo natural islands in the Seineriver, in Paris, France. The island isnamed after King Louis IX ofFrance (Saint Louis).
    • With its 560 hectares area, its 72 glass and steel buildings and skyscrapers,its 180,000 daily workers, and 3.5 million square metres of office space, LaDéfense is Europes largest purpose-built business district. Around itsGrande Arche and esplanade ("le Parvis"), La Défense contains many of theParis urban areas tallest high-rises, and is home to no fewer than 1,500corporate head offices, including those of 15 of the top 50 companies in theworld
    • lies at the north end of the Pont auChange, a bridge that connects the Îlede la Cité, near the Palais de Justiceand the Conciergerie, to. the rightbankThe Place du Châtelet (Frenchpronunciation: ​[plas dy ʃatlɛ]) is apublic square in Paris, on the rightbank of the river Seine, on theborderline between the 1st and 4tharrondissements. It
    • The Louvre Palace (French: Palais du Louvre), on the Right Bank of the Seine inParis, is a former royal palace situated between the Tuileries Gardens and thechurch of Saint-Germain lAuxerrois. Its origins date back to the medievalperiod, and its present structure has evolved in stages since the 16th century. Itwas the actual seat of power in France until Louis XIV moved to Versailles in1682, bringing the government with him. The Louvre remained the nominal, orformal, seat of government until the end of the Ancien Régime in 1789. Sincethen it has housed the celebrated Musée du Louvre as well as variousgovernment departments.
    • The Pont Alexandre III is anarch bridge that spans theSeine, connecting theChamps-Élysées quarterand the Invalides and EiffelTower quarter, widelyregarded as the mostornate, extravagant bridgein Paris.It is classified as ahistorical monument.
    • The Arc de Triomphe de lÉtoile is one of themost famous monuments in Paris. It stands inthe centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle(originally named Place de lÉtoile), at thewestern end of the Champs-Élysées. It shouldnot be confused with a smaller arch, the Arcde Triomphe du Carrousel, which stands westof the Louvre. The Arc de Triomphe (inEnglish: "Triumphal Arch") honours those whofought and died for France in the FrenchRevolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars, withthe names of all French victories and generalsinscribed on its inner and outer surfaces.Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the UnknownSoldier from World War I.
    • Les Halles (pronounced [le al])an area of Paris, France, locatein the 1st arrondissement, jussouth of rue Montorgueil. It isnamed for a large centralwholesale marketplace whichwas demolished in 1971 andreplaced with an undergroundmodern shopping precinct, theForum des Halles, whose openair center area is below streetlevel, like a sunken garden, ancontainssculptures, fountains, andmosaics.
    • The Pont Neuf (French pronunciation: ​[pɔnœf], New Bridge) is, despite its name, theoldest standing bridge across the riverSeine in Paris, France. Its name, whichwas given to distinguish it from olderbridges that were lined on both sides withhouses, has remained. It stands by thewestern point of the Île de la Cité, theisland in the middle of the river that wasthe heart of medieval Paris
    • The Place de laConcorde (Frenchpronunciation: ​[plasdə la kɔʁd]) is oneof the major publicsquares inParis, France.Measuring 8.64hectares (21.3acres) in area, it isthe largest squarein the Frenchcapital. It is locatedin the citys eightharrondissement, atthe eastern end ofthe Champs-Élysées.
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