Paris travel guide
Paris, one of the world's most important cities, is located on the Seine River, in the central part of northern France. About 2.2 million people live in this capital and largest city of France, with the Paris agglomeration nearly 12 million, which makes it the 23rd largest city in the world.
During the Middle Ages, it became one of the most important European centers of culture, art, science and politics, which it remains to this day. It played an important role during the French Revolution (1789-99) and also influenced world history (for example, with the world exhibitions in 1889 and 1900).
Paris, the world's center of culture, is famous for its iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre with the Mona Lisa painting, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the hilltop artists' center of Montmartre and many others. You will also find many art galleries, theaters, concert halls, fashion houses and luxury shops.
Paris is one of the best places to try world-famous French cuisine. The city offers a wide variety of restaurants, cafes, bakeries and markets where you can buy classic French foods such as baguette, cheese, wine, foie gras and other delicacies.
One of the world's most important fashion centers, Paris is home to many famous fashion designers, fashion houses and boutiques. Fashion Week is held here every year, one of the most important events in the fashion industry.
One of the world's most important economic centers, Paris is also home to many international corporations, financial institutions, business centers and conference facilities.
Parisians are known for their culture, charm and love of art, which certainly influences the existence of many beautiful architectural buildings in the city.
Tips for hotels and other accommodation in Paris.