Top 10 Places in France - 2017



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In 1st place is the Declaration Of The Rights Of Man And Of The Citizen. Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen is an important document of the French Revolution. It defines the fundamental rights of all the estate of the realm as universal. It is influenced by the doctrine of the natural right, stating that the rights of man are universal.
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In 2nd place is the Palace Of Versailles. A symbol of monarchy of the Ancient Regime the Palace of Versailles is a famous building, a royal chateau in Versailles region of France. It is also known as Chateau of Versailles. It depicts the political power of France in the late 1660’s. It played a major role during the time of King Louis XIV and thus holds a great historical importance.
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In 3rd place is the Eiffel Tower. One of the most recognizable structures of the earth is Eiffel Tower. The icon of France and the tallest building in Paris, the tower build of iron stands 324 meters tall. With a title of “The tallest Man-made structure of the world”, Eiffel Tower has gained a lot of people attraction over the years and is still continuing to do so.
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In 4th place is the Louvre. Louvre, also known as Musee De Louvre is a historical museum, largely visited by people all around the world due to its ancient collection of art and craft. Located in Central Paris, the museum has a varied collection of fine art, and is used as a place to share royal collections from the period of King Louis XIV.
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In 5th place is the Musee D'Orsay. Musee d’Orsay is a museum on the left bank of the Seine in Paris, France. It is inside the Beaux-Arts railway station built in 1880’s. The museum is a home to most of the well known French arts. It is well known for its collections by Van Gogh, Manet, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Degas Sisley, Gauguin and Monet.
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In 6th place is the Arc De Triomphe. One of the famous monuments in Paris, Arc de Triomphe stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle. It honors those who fought died during the French Revolution and Napoleon Wars. It has the name of the French Victories inscribed on it. Beneath the vault of the monument lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I.
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In 7th place is the Centre Georges Pompidou. Centre Georges Pompidou is a high tech architecture complex in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris. It houses a vast public library, the largest museum in Europe named Musee National d’Art Moderne and IRCAM, a centre of acoustic and music research.
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In 8th place is the Musee Picasso. Located in the Marais district of Paris Musee Picasso is an art gallery. It is housed inside Hotel Sale in Rue de Thorigny. It is considered to be the finest architectural buildings in Marais. Jean Boullier, from Bourges was the architecture of the Museum. The mansion has been through several hands in time through inheritance and sale.
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In 9th place is the Chateau De Chambord. Chateau de Chambord is one of the most recognizable chateaux in the world. It is well known for its distinct French architecture. It is located at Chambord, Loir-et-Cher, France. It blends classical Italian structures and traditional French Renaissance architecture. It was constructed by King Francois, for his mistress the Comtesse de Thoury, Claude Rohan.
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In 10th place is the Carcassonne. Located in the Aude department in the former province of Languedoc, Carcassonne is a fortified town. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. By a folk etymology the name involves a chatelaine named Carcas and the joyous ringing bell “Carcas Sona”. The name can be derived as a hyperbole of the name Carcas.
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