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Free historical tour? Go to church

Free historical tour? Go to church

Paris is filled with art, history and phenomenal architecture and you’ll find all these in the city’s notorious churches. Best of all: going to church is free! Most of the city’s churches and cathedrals were constructed between the fall of the Roman Empire and the French Revolution. The buildings are a testimony to the country’s […]

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Luxurous Vacation in Paris

Luxurous Vacation in Paris

Some people save for years to visit Paris, they want every single detail of their trip to be special. They read books about the city, listen to local music and prepare their mind to soak into the new culture. These people enjoy their vacation the most, because they’ve been waiting for it so long. If […]

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WWII Monuments: Deportation Memorial

WWII Monuments: Deportation Memorial

World War II was full of horrors and tragedies. However, Holocaust is not the only tragedy that happened during the infamous war. Being the closest neighbor of Germany, France, particularly Paris, was also in the center of Nazi attention. The occupation of Paris was a historical day (not in a good sense) and a beginning […]

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La Madeleine Church: Roman Episode

La Madeleine Church: Roman Episode

It’s amazing how we almost never talk about churches in Paris. Moreover, it seems likethe city is ready to offer all kinds of attraction other than a church. We say Paris is the capital of fashion, love, and art. And really, Paris Fashion Week remains the most important event in the fashion industry, French designers […]

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Sacré-Coeur: The Heart of Paris

Sacré-Coeur: The Heart of Paris

La Basilique du Sacré-Coeur (the Basilica of the Sacred Heart) is the very heart of stunning Paris. It’s located in Montmartre, right on the hill. Generally, Monmartre plays a tremendous role in tourism of Paris. The name, which is always closely associated with the artistic soul of the city, was once nothing more than a […]

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The Symbols of Paris: Arc de Triomphe

The Symbols of Paris: Arc de Triomphe

Paris is one of the richest cities in Europe, with culture, of course. Even if you don’t like French thinking that they’re too snobby or hate other nations, you still can’t ignore the fact this city exhales culture. Art, architecture, music, film, fashion . . . The list can go on and on. So it […]

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Musée de l'Orangerie: The House of Monet’s Lilies

Musée de l’Orangerie: The House of Monet’s Lilies

If I had a say in the numerous names of Paris, I would call it the city of art. Other countries also have fantastic artists that have their names printed in the history forever but Paris somehow manages to own the best artworks in the world. I’m not talking about the Louvre (it goes without […]

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Loire Valley Castles

Loire Valley Castles

When I think of France, I think about castles. Historical land for many people is a home to many medieval architectural masterpieces and cultural heritage and the stream of millions of people every year come to the capital of France to admire the glaring and scenic beauty of the castles which surround the area of […]

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World War 2 sites in Paris

World War 2 sites in Paris

When it comes to World War Two memorials and visitor sights, the beaches of Normandy are always the first to come to mind, but many people don’t realize how much of the action happened in the streets of Paris. Years on, the city has many areas dedicated to remembering what happened back in the early […]

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Incredible History in The Walls of Le Motte

Incredible History in The Walls of Le Motte

Europe has an age-long history full of myths and legends, secrets and battles. Centuries have passed but the legacies of past rulers live on due to the castles that were built during the times of wars and invasions. Some castles are already in ruins but still preserve the inspiring beauty, which makes you think over […]

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