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The Eiffel Tower

With more than one hundred years of history, the Eiffel Tower has undoubtedly become the symbol of Paris and is the most visited monument in the world with more than 7 million visitors annually. Designed by Gustave Eiffel for the Exposition Universelle of 1889, construction was delayed by more than two years while it had more than 250 workers on-site. Paradoxically, its construction caused great controversy with other artists of the period. It came to be considered a monstrous construction and i

Notre-Dame Cathedral

Constructed between 1163 and 1245, Notre-Dame is one of the oldest Gothic cathedrals in the world. It has undergone many renovations throughout its history and its walls have borne witness to some important events, such as the coronation of Napoleon Bonaparte and the beatification of Joan of Arc. For those interested in visiting, an early start is advisable as queues can be slow and interminable.

The Arc de Triomphe

Along with the Eiffel Tower the monument most representative of Paris, it was built to commemorate the victories of the French armies of Napoleon. It stands more than 50 metres tall and has been the site to many important moments in French History, such as military parades in both World Wars and the passing under of it of Napoleon's mortal remains after his death. One curious feature of the monument lies at its base where the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is to be found, erected in honour of young