The Pantheon of Paris

Top 5 Famous Buildings in France

France is one of the most romantic countries in the world. It provides so many beautiful places and landmarks that known by people from around the world. Besides, France also becomes one the most favorite countries to be visited by tourists. The landmarks or monuments in France spread in every regions of the country. But most of them are located in Paris, the capital of France. So, in this chance, I will give you information about top 5 most famous buildings or monuments in France.

#1. Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower, Famous Building in France

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Who does not know Eiffel Tower, I think all people around the world ever hear about this famous monument. It is the most remarkable monument in France, and one the most famous monuments in Europe even in the world. The location of this tower is very strategic; it is located in the heart city of Paris. As your information, more than 200 million people have visited this famous tower since it was built. With the height 320 meters, it becomes the tallest structure in Paris. On the top of the tower, the visitors can see beautiful view of Paris city.

#2. Arch de Triomphe

Arch de Triomphe of Paris

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Another famous monument which is located in Paris is the Arc de Triomphe. This historic monument was built between 1806 and 1836 and dedicated for people who fought for the country. This famous monument stands 49, 5 meters at the center of the Place Charles de Gaulle. You can visit this monument from 10.00 am to 10.30 pm and for only 8 € for adults. Inside the Arch, the visitors can find a small museum that interesting to see. So, don’t miss this historic monument.

#3. Mont St-Michel

Mont St-Michel in Normandy

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Mont St-Michel is a famous island located in Normandy. This island is famous for its amazing medieval building or monastery with its history. In the past, this island was used as a stronghold of Romano-British culture. The monastery was built between 11th century and 16th century. The visitors can enjoy the beauty of this medieval building as well as the beautiful views around the island. Because of its amazing medieval building which is located on a tidal island, this place has been becomes UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.

#4. Notre-Dame de Paris

Notre-Dame de Paris

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Notre-Dame de Paris is one of the most famous churches in the world. This church is located in the Île de la Cité, Paris and considered to be one of the best Gothic French architectures. This church is used Not only for religious event or activity but also for tourism object because of its historic value. As your information, Notre-Dame de Paris becomes the highest church in Paris with the height 69 meters. With its historic value, so there is no reason to visit this famous building when you are in Paris.

#5. The Pantheon

The Pantheon of Paris

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The Pantheon is a neo classical building located in Paris. With the length about 110 meters and 85 meters wide, this building was built in 1757-1791 by an architect named Jacques-Germain Soufflot.  The location of this Parthenon is very strategic; it is located on a hill, so the visitors can enjoy the beautiful view of the city from here. This Panthéon is opened daily except 1 January, 1 Mei and 25 December from 10.00 am to 6.30 pm. With the cheap admission about 8 Euros, it is a must visited building for the tourists who visit Paris.

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