Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, located in the north of the country on the Seine river. It is one of Europe’s major centres of commerce, finance, science, fashion, music, and painting. It is the second most expensive city in the world.
Paris has a well-known reputation of being the most romantic and beautiful of all cities, with its many historic monuments and buildings, many of which are Unesco World Heritage Sites. It is also known as the City of Light, and the Capital of Fashion. Some of its most well-known tourist sites are the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre Museum, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Moulin Rouge, the Catacombs, the Castle of Versailles, the Grand Arche de la Défense, the Opera Garnier, the Pantheon, the Père-Lachaise Cemetery, the Sacré Coeur, the Place de la République, the Museum d’Orsay, the Rodin Museum, and the Centre Georges Pompidou.