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  • A crêpe from a vendor by the Eiffel Tower
    A crêpe from a vendor by the Eiffel...
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  • Near the Tuileries
    Near the Tuileries
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  • Walking
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  • Arrondissements - Sections of Paris, Paris

    1. Arrondissements - Sections of Paris

    This is the story of the arrondissements or districts of Paris and what you see today. Update, there is ongoing debates in the council of Paris the governing body of the city to reduce arrondissement...

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  • Métro, RER, and Trains, Paris

    2. Métro, RER, and Trains

    After having worked in Paris, and living nearby for 8 years, I am amaze at the number of people coming from places where there is no subway.metro:tube and gladly jump in into the Paris metroand rave...

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  • Walking, Paris

    3. Walking

    wonderful ride or walk, as Paris has over 13 kms of the Seine passing on its very heart cross over by 37 bridges and passarelles. These are Pont de Bir-Hakeim , Pont Alexandre III, Pont Neuf, Pont...

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  • Eiffel Tower, Paris

    4. Eiffel Tower

    We spent the day at the Eiffel Tower. We purchased tickets to go inside online ahead of our trip. If you plan to go inside the Eiffel Tower I would suggest you buy tickets like we did in advance....

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  • La Seine, Paris

    5. La Seine

    Whether you are visiting Paris for the first time or a repeat visit, one of the best ways to see a bit of "Paris" is by Seine River Cruise. During one of my previous visit to Paris to celebrate my...

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  • Louvre, Paris

    6. Louvre

    yes interesting observation the building is shape like an U, because in 1883 the city of Paris decided to raze the former Palais des Tuileries there burned down by the communard rebellion in 1871. I...

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  • Champs-Elysées, Paris

    7. Champs-Elysées

    The Champs-Élysées is one of Paris best-known avenues. It's 1910 meters long and runs from the Obelix to the Arc de Triomphe. In 1616 Marie de Medici decided to extend of the Tuileries Gardens to...

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  • Dining & Drinking, Paris

    8. Dining & Drinking

    I love French bread, and there is nothing quite as wonderous as a freshly baked baguette just out the oven....leave it to my friend to know exactly where to take us after a night out of partying to...

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  • Cycling, Paris

    9. Cycling

    The city of Paris has officially announced its ambition to become a world-class bicycle metropolis like Copenhagen or Amsterdam, but it still has a long way to go. One indication of this is that...

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  • Parks, Gardens, & Squares, Paris

    10. Parks, Gardens, & Squares

    During one of my many visits to Paris I decided to wander around and explore the Luxembourg Gardens. Just outside the main gates was a large photo exhibit with some really interesting and moving...

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  • Notre Dame de Paris, Paris

    11. Notre Dame de Paris

    The Cathedral Spire, I guess you looked at it and moved on..... Just another Spire? Take another look............ I really think this is one of the nicest. It is not the original Spire, that one was...

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  • Money Matters, Paris

    12. Money Matters

    Update Sept 2013- Now more than ever the Paris Museum Pass is an excellent value. It will save you money if you are planning to see the major sights but more importantly it will save you a lot of time...

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  • Musée d'Orsay, Paris

    13. Musée d'Orsay

    This is my favorite paintings museum in Paris, for the quality of the works on display but also the architecture of the former Gare d'Orsay. I like the complexity of the plan, the level differences,...

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  • Disneyland Paris, Paris

    14. Disneyland Paris

    Just came back from Disney Paris.  Actually it' our second time.  This time we had nice time only because of our good spirit. The rides were extremely crowded and not everything has a fast pass. Grown...

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  • Versailles, Paris

    15. Versailles

    If you read some of my reviews you can't ignore that my first favorite palace inside Paris is Le Louvre and the second, although outside Paris (30 min by the RER), is Versailles. I must confess that...

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  • Architecture, Paris

    16. Architecture

    This is a building now use for events , fairs and such. I have come here often usually on wine trade events and some business meetings. The palace of Brongniart usually call the Bourse or stock house...

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  • Montmartre & Sacré Coeur, Paris

    17. Montmartre & Sacré Coeur

    As I said in my Montremartre tip, there is a different atmosphere in Montmartre. Some say it is more like a village than a suburban district. Certainly it has more quaint buildings and a different...

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  • Arc de Triomphe, Paris

    18. Arc de Triomphe

    Standing below the arch I was reading the many names of the battles won by Napoleon's soldiers when I had a surprise: OPORTO. This means our Porto, a city that calls herself "invicta", which means...

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  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

    19. Centre Georges Pompidou

    Here is where you'll meet representatives from each of France's historical colonies and possessions. In my photo you can see the Vietnamese guy on the left and the Ivory Coast characters on the right....

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  • Place de la Concorde, Paris

    20. Place de la Concorde

    On Place de la Concorde you will discover what is the essence of the monumental architecture of the most beautiful city in the world. Go there in the evening; the traffic has decreased so that you...

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  • Markets, Paris

    21. Markets

    This landmark of Paris covered market left unattended for too long is now coming back better than ever, and we are so lucky. after 10 long years is finally done. A short distance from the Mayor's of...

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  • Museum Pass, Paris

    22. Museum Pass

    well most have been said about the passes, I have never use it, and would say that if you plan to see at least 3 it s ok otherwise you need to do your math on your personal needs The passes are good...

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  • Phone Home, Paris

    23. Phone Home

    information on where to get free wifi connections in Paris.By arrondissement or districts from 1 thru 20 with a general note for all, and only on commerces. city of...

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  • L'Hotel de Ville, Paris

    24. L'Hotel de Ville

    Hotel De Ville is the seat of the Paris city authorities. It stands on the site of the old City Hall which was burned down in 1871. Tours are conducted daily for groups and only by appoitment. During...

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  • La Défense, Paris

    25. La Défense

    This skyscraper business city on the western edge of Paris is the largest office developement in Europe. La Grande Arche is an enormous hollow cube large enough to contain Notre-Dame cathedral....

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