Top 10 Sights in France

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France is, without a doubt, one of the most fascinating countries in Europe. It’s no surprise that over 80 million tourists per year are lured to L’Hexagone (the French nickname for France, which refers to the physical shape of the country) by its culture, gastronomy, fashion, history, and lifestyle. Indeed, it’s hard to adequately describe France’s appeal, that certain je ne sais quoi, to someone ... Read Full Article

Visit the Eiffel Tower in Paris 7th Arrondissement

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Located on the Left Bank, the 7th arrondissement is the site of the Eiffel Tower, the most heavily visited landmark in Europe - maybe the world. The sprawling 7th arrondissement is also home to numerous museums, beautiful parks and monuments, and a host of government buildings to include the Assemblee Nationale (the lower house of  Parliament). Metro stops: The most frequently used Metro stops ... Read Full Article

Gustave Eiffel’s Masterpiece: The Eiffel Tower

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The Eiffel Tower or Tour Eiffel symbolizes Paris now, but when it was built for the Universal Exposition (World’s Fair) in 1889, it was expected to be torn down within 20 years. The main thing that saved it was technology. Wireless transmissions, sent from an antenna on the tower, could travel far, so the French government decided it would remain as a permanent structure. Gustave Eiffel was a ... Read Full Article