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Oh la lá! Paris, the most popular tourist destination of the World, the most beautiful, elegant and spectacular city, romantic, cradle of fashion, perfume and glamour, the cinema, the chárme. The historic and cultural riches of Paris have inspired thousands of artists and creative people of every kind: fingers, film makers, writers, clothing designers. Paris, setting of memorable films, famous books and plays, named in songs, poems and captured in photographs and artistic forms of every kind. Its most famous nickname is “City of Light” (Ville lumière), for its fame as and arts and education centre, it also reminds its vanguard for urban lighting.
The river Seine cuts through Paris from East to west, marks the limit between North (right bank) and South (left bank) of the city, and goes through the historic centre, marked by two islands: the Cité and Saint-Louis. 20 district of Paris – big administrative neighbourhoods – are distributed from the centre of the city as a snail, clockwise. The urban area is the second largest of Europe, and, together with London, Île-de-France makes the most important economic centre of the Continent.
Paris is the Eiffel Tower, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Chapms Elyseess, the Arch of Triumph, the Sacré Cœur Basilica, de Les Invalides, the Pantheon, the Arch of La Defense, the Ópera Garnier and the Montparnasse, worldwide known institutions like the Louvre, the Orsay Museum and the National Natural History Museum of France. The city of pleasures also hosts big fairs and International halls (automotive, of Agriculture, Paris Fair, the Marathon), festivals (Quartier d´Éte, Fête des Jardins, Fête de la Musique, la Nuit Blanche), haut couture shows, the Carnival. Paris is the city you can not miss with Definitively, we will always have Paris.

History of Paris

The capital city of France, witness to numerous and varied occupations, has made an asset of every invasion of its identity. The first inhabitants of the Île de la Cité were the parisii, celtic tribe of Gaul (200 years B.C.), and its capital city was Lucotetia. The Romans contributed its urban and construction knowledge during three centuries, as well as the name Lutecia; to be changed to “Paris” only in the late IV century. Already named Paris, the barbarian invasions arrive, together with the leyend of Saint Genoveve, its actual patron saint, resisting the King of the Huns, Attila; there was a Viking occupation in the Middle Ages, the English in the XV Century.
It was also part of the Hundred Years War. The Renaissance, great Kings and great architectural Works, grandiosity and luxury, gave birth to the French Revolution in the Bastille fortress. Equality, Liberty and Fraternity, blown away by Napoleon Bonaparte and his wars and conquests.
The Second Napoleonic Empire develops the most significant urban transformation, done by Baron Hausmann: the modern Paris, of long boulevards and beautiful buildings, wide avenues and parks, doubling its real estate prices. And then came the Prussians: invasion, destruction of the City Hall and one third of the city and its population. Between 1860 & 1910 music-halls, theatres and cinema theatres are built. La Belle Époque. Paris is a big party: in 1889, the Eiffel Tower is opened. And this time, a rise of the Seine floods the city.
The XX Century explodes with music and art, the artistic avant-garde and the Charleston dazes Paris, to forget the horrors of the First World War. During the Second World War, a nazi occupation force for four years: the French resistance, General de Gaulle and the liberation of Paris parade in the Champs Elysees. After the war, the French May of 1968, with La Sorbonne taken by students and new graffitis shout to the World: all power to the imagination!: the essence of Paris.

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