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Preparing your trip to Paris: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Aglise du Val-de-Grace, Paris 1. Travelers are not recommended to rent a car, because driving through the streets of the city may be very difficult due to heavy traffic jams.
2. Subway is the best way to move around the city. Tourists also have an opportunity to rent a bike.
3. Local markets are simply the best destination for buying food. The prices here are much lower and the quality and the selection of goods simply cannot be compared even with large chains of supermarkets.
4. Guests are recommended to buy the so called "city card", which gives you the right for a reduced fare on public transport. Cardholders can also get some discounts on visiting some cultural attractions.
5. Any sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited after 22:00 in large shopping complexes. However, this rule does not apply to smaller shops. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. The majority of night entertainments are open until 7 a.m., but the sale of alcohol is permitted only until 5:30 a.m.
7. The best time to visit Paris is from March to June. At this time of the year the city is always full of tourists, so all hotel bookings should be made in advance.
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8. Currency should be exchanged only in special places and banks, otherwise there is a risk of becoming a victim of a fraud.
9. The majority of public agencies work from 9:00 to 17:00; the lunch begins at 13:00 and no more than an hour and a half.
10. Do not walk in the city wearing sports clothing or an excessively bright outfit. Classic style will be the best choice.
11. Pedestrians, as well as motorists, should not forget to follow traffic rules. If you break them, the fine for violation can be very high.
12. The locals are always happy to help tourists and to answer their questions. Basic rules of politeness are the only thing to remember when dealing with Parisians.
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What to visit being in Paris - unique sights

La Conciergerie

From the series “The greatest France castles ”
It's hard to guess how many thousands of people spent the last days of their lives in the castle looking at its majestic view today. Excursions are conducted here. Visitors are told about the most terrible crimes committed by former prisoners, as well as about incredible executions. The Chamber of Marie Antoinette is considered one of the main attractions of the castle. The atmosphere of the past years was restored to it as much as possible. … Read further

Notre-Dame de Paris

From the series “The Most Iconic Temples in the World”
The unique Catholic cathedral appears in dozens of documentary and feature films. The musical Notre-Dame de Paris, whose first Verion was released in 1998, made the cathedral more known all over the world. Each year, more than 14 million people visit the cathedral, whose strict form, the harmony of the colorful stained glass windows and the unique religious relics. Since 1238, the sleigh wreath Jesus Christ has been preserved in the cathedral. The history of his delivery to France from Jerusalem is incredibly interesting. Another unique value of the cathedral is the ancient organ, which was set up in 1402. … Read further

Hydraulic lift in Louvre

From the series “Top 16 Most Exotic Elevators and Lifts in the World”
The futuristic elevator runs very quietly and absolutely quietly. The elevator can accommodate up to ten people. Thanks to the open elevator construction, you can visit the museum sheds during the journey. The elevator in Louvre is considered one of the most futuristic and unusual in the world. … Read further

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Travelling to Paris - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Paris. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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