Paris is the capital city of France.The French historic, political and economic capital, with a population of only 2.5 million is located in the northern part of France.One of the most beautiful cities in the world. Home to historical monuments such as Notre Dame, the Eiffel tower (320m), Bastille, Louvre and many more. Much of the city was re-designed by Haussmann in the 19th century.
La Tour d'Eiffel is one of the most well know landmarks in the world. Built by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 for the World Expo, the construction was completed after 2 years, 2 months and 5 days. Reaching a height of 324 meters, built of iron and more than 7,000 tonnes in weight, the tower remains one of tallest buildings in the capital.
The Louvre is one of the greatest art museums in the world. Located in the heart of the French capital. The web site offers a very interesting virtual visit of the gallery. Access via the Metro at the station Palais-Royal, Batobus to the Escale Louvre.