Paris at a glance


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Paris at a glance

  1. 1. Paris at a Glance
  2. 2. Map of FranceParis is in north central France located along the Seine River.
  3. 3. The River of ParisThe Seine River runs through the center of Paris.
  4. 4. The Eiffel Tower - An Iron MasterpieceThis amazing structure is in the heart of modern Paris. It was designedby a young man named Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. It’s firstappearance was at the Paris Worlds Fair in 1889.
  5. 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 the
  6. 6. Notre DameNotre Dame is a famous cathedralthat was completed in the yearof1253 and was one of the earlygothic churches. Boy! It really isas old as dirt!
  7. 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. 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.