Paris at a glance v2

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Paris at a glance v2

  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 wasdesigned by a young man named Alexandre Gustave Eiffel. It’s firstappearance was at the Paris Worlds Fair in 1889.
  5. 5. The Arc de TriompheThe Arch is an architectural masterpiece and an amazing symbol ofFrance. It’s designer was Napoleon himself as a glory of France’svictory against Austria. Today the arch is still a symbol of Franceand sits in front of the Champs Elysees.
  6. 6. Notre DameNotre Dame is a famouscathedral that was completedin the year of1253 and wasone of the early gothicchurches. Boy! It really is asold as dirt!
  7. 7. The Louvre Art MuseumThe Louvre was once a palace of the Renaissance Era , but once the great Palaceof Versailles was completed, the Louvre was given to the artists and became amuseum. The glass pyramid was completed in 1984.
  8. 8. The Musee D’OrseeThis museum was once an old train station transformed into an artmuseum. It was also the inspiration for the movie HUGO. Thisbuilding is host to mostly impressionist paintings.

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