Paris is the capital city of France and is very popular. It is regarded as the City of Light. It is located on the Seine River which divides the city. Many tourists visit it and have been fascinated towards its status of being one of the most appealing, glamorous, and romantic of all the cities.
Foundation of Paris:-
As far as its foundation is concerned, it was originated by a Celtic people called Parisii, in 3rd century BC. In the 12th Century, Paris emerged as the biggest and leading city of the western world. It became very successful from the business point of view. The University of Paris is the one of its types in the whole Europe. In the 18th Century, Paris was the focal point for French Revolution and after that, it had emerged as the pivot for finance, commerce, science, fashion and arts. It has still preserved its position today.
Areas and population of Paris:-
It covers an area of 105.4 square kilometers. In 2014, its population was 2,241,346 within the city of Paris. Moreover, its region comprises of the area of 12,012 square kilometers and possesses its own provincial council and president. In 2014, its population was 12,005,077 which is 18.2 percent of the population of France.
Paris the wonderful city:-
My favorite city Paris is a wonderful city where you can see many fascinating things and sights. It is preferred that when you visit there you should opt for a boat tour to get the view of the whole city. You can find the boats on Seine River named Bateaux Mouche. Here you will find day and night rides. If you are riding at night, you will also find dinner here.
Hidden treasures of Paris:-
The city’s great hidden treasure is its own people. Its people are very honest, sincere, warm, and welcoming. This is the thing that inspires the travelers most. And no doubt the sincere behavior of its people is also the reason for liking the city.
Hotels and food of Paris:-
There exist superb hotels, cafes, and restaurants where you can eat your favorite food. The high quality of foods and hotels are easily approachable in Paris. The city’s popular food includes the appetizer named escargot. A very tasty dessert which you can find here, which is their specialty is Crame Brulee. Moreover, Paris is very famous for making pastries. They offer the best pastries all over the world.
Amazing scenes and sights of Paris:-
The city is fully loaded with interesting and attractive sights. One of the most prominent sights is the Eiffel Tower. While standing on the top of this splendid building, you can see the whole Paris city.
Museums of Paris:-
The city has been regarded as the most important hub of modernization and talent for other countries. This legacy of the city is exposed in its unique museums and galleries. One of the most famous museums of the world is situated in Paris which is named as Louvre. It provides you with the historical paintings and different monuments. In addition, the museum also offers a variety of art like Venis de Milo and Mona Lisa paintings as well. At the outside of the museum, there located Pei’s pyramids which are striking.
Photography in Paris:-
As we know that Paris produced many artists in different fields so it produces photographers also. Its inventor named Nicephore Niepce generated the first everlasting photograph on a refined and smooth pewter shield in Paris in 1825. Moreover, several photographers gained a reputation for their photography in Paris which includes the name of Eugene Atget also. He is well known for his portrayal of street scenes. Other photographers include the names of Robert Doisneau and Marcel Bovis. So Paris has made much progress in this field also.
Palace of Versailles:-
This is a wonderful palace where lived Louis the sixteenth who expanded it. Its gardens are very large and attractive which provides superb sights.
Shopping areas of Paris:-
In Paris, you will find many shopping areas. One of the famous shopping areas is Mont Mart. It comprises of wine shops, bakeries, clothing shops, restaurants, etc.
Centre of air transport:-
It is the main Centre of air transport also. It operates from its two international airports named Paris Orly and Paris Charles De Gaulle.
Metro system in Paris:-
Paris metro was opened in 1900. About 4.5 million people travel daily through this metro system.
Residence in Paris:-
In Paris, the residence is the most expensive thing. The research in 2012 shows that the most expensive street of Paris is the Quai des oeuvres, the price of which is 20,665 Pounds per square meter.
Atmosphere of Paris:-
It possesses a usual Western European sea climate which has influenced of the North Atlantic Current. On the whole, the city’s climate during the whole year is pleasant and fairly moist. In summers, there is a bright sunshine. So the summers are warm but cheerful. The temperature in the summer season goes between 15 and 25 C. every year, there are some days when the temperature increases to 32 degrees. In the winter season, the sunshine is meager and the days are colder with the approximate temperature of 7 degrees. Here, snowfalls in winter every year.
We can say that Paris is an incredible city which grips the way to your heart. It is, therefore, an excellent place that has directed itself in order to keep its conventional techniques and meaning of the history.