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Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris is, without a doubt, one of the most prominent symbols of the French capital. It never ceases to amaze its visitors with its unusual architecture and rich decorations. Many believe that alchemists have encrypted the recipe of the philosopher's stone in the architecture of the building. The church is decorated with colorful stained-glass windows, and its walls depict scenes from well-known religious parables. Basilica of Sacre-Coeur is another famous religious attraction of the city. Its architectural style is a unique combination of Romanesque, Gothic and Byzantine traditions.
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The legendary Moulin Rouge cabaret is famous far beyond the borders of the country. The cabaret has frequently become the inspiration for filmmakers, who have devoted many movies to it. Nowadays this is not just a nighttime entertainment, but a real museum. The halls of the cabaret are decorated with antique furniture, and on its walls you will see photos and newspaper clippings, some of which are more than one hundred years old. Every tourist should definitely see this wonderful show at least once and make a walk in a magnificent garden of music-hall.
Champ de Mars (the Field of Mars) is a great place for walks. This is a beautiful area which is decorated with colorful flower beds and fountains. During national holidays the majority of festive events and performances takes place right here. Art lovers will be surely interested in visiting Rodin Museum, which is located in one of the old mansions. Besides the priceless works of the famous sculptor, the museum also houses several collections of paintings. Rodin Museum has become a regular venue for various exhibitions of contemporary art.
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Arc de Triomphe remains a permanent symbol of victory. This is one of the best-known architectural landmarks of Paris. The walls of the arch are covered with engravings with the names of prominent French generals, and the sculptures that decorate the arch remind of the great victories of Napoleon. Amazingly beautiful Sorbonne is one more place that simply cannot be ignored. Today it is considered the most prestigious school in the country. The university was founded in the beginning of the 13th century. Originally this was a small school for theologians. Today tourists can walk in its beautiful audiences, visit the old library and attend the historical museum. Place de la Bastille is one of the main historical attractions of Paris. The square is the location of numerous interesting sites and monuments.
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Cityguide on OrangeSmile.com - fascinating sightseeing in Paris, France. The spots and sights 'must visit' and 'must see' once you are in Paris: temples, museums, architectural and historical monuments. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the popular places of Paris.