Category Archives: Paris
Paris, such a beautiful city of love and fun. It is home to the worlds most visited places and offers a wide range of beauty and history that one cannot afford to miss out on. Here are some of the great places you should not miss out on.
The muse des arts et metiers
Founded in 1974 as respiratory preservation of scientific inventions and objects. It was created to preserve the early inventions. It hosts objects from scientific instruments, mechanical constructions, materials, energy, communication and transportation. It is commonly visited because it posts the first airplanes and the original model of the statue of liberty. If you like to see all the scientific objects of the previous centauries this is a place to visit in Paris.
This is the world’s largest museum and historical monument. It hosts over 35, 000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century. The museum is housed by the Louvre palace that was built as a fortress under Phillip II rule. It began in 1973 with the first paintings and objects being royal or confiscated church property. It contains objects and paintings from the history era and the wars remnants. It is a beautiful place worth your time.
Originally built as a church in the honor of st Genevieve to host her reliquary chase that contained her relics. However many years later this church has been converted into a secular museum to host the remains of respected French citizens. It is mounted on a beautiful dome and faces all of Paris. The building itself is an awe of wonder. Created and designed by the best of early architects and the best of designs. It is just as beautiful as the objects it houses.
This is a royal medieval chapel in the heart of France. It was constructed in the era of gothic architecture by king Louis IX as a housing for his passion relics including the crown of thorns worn by Christ. It was damaged in the French revolution but was renovated in the 19th century. It has the extensive collection of stained 13th century glass in the world. The architecture of the building is remarkable and a sight to behold especially if you like classic made buildings with beautiful exteriors and interiors.
The Eiffel tower
It was erected in 1889 and was previously criticized by the many French designers and artists. However today the building has become one of the global architectural icons and one of the most recognized structures in the whole world. It is the most visited monument in the world. That should tell you a lot about its beauty and rareness. If everyone is going to see it why not you? If you are in Paris visit this 3 level visitor chamber of beauty.
This name literary translates to the national residence of the invalids. It is a complex of buildings containing monuments and museums all related to the military. It also include a hospital and a home for retired veterans, these were the building’s original functions. Today, this building hosts objects and monuments of the French military and burial grounds of the veterans. If you are up to knowing the war history of the French people, this is one place you cannot afford not visiting.