Sacré Coeur Basilica in Paris
The Sacré Coeur Basilica is visible from almost anywhere in Paris, as it is located on the highest point of the city - the top of Montmartre. Translated from the…

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See Paris and fly away
Airport "Charles de Gaulle" - like a science fiction novel by a talented author, opened at random on the best page. Multi-level silver pipe transitions, a special transfer system, uneven,…

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Bougival Should Turgenev's house be near Paris?
And I went to Bougival. It was there that last summer I met Alexander Zvigilsky, who heads the "Association of Friends of Ivan Turgenev, Pauline Viardot and Maria Malibran". (In…

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Castle Aze-le-Rideau

I can not say that I am a fan of palace type locks. I prefer coarse, weathered stones of German fortresses, covered with wet moss, which keep the memory of the sound of swords, cannon volleys and long sieges. Therefore, when drawing up a route in France, I have long looked at everything I could find in guidebooks and the Internet using the phrase “Loire castles” for a long time and not without a certain amount of skepticism. Continue reading

Conciergerie
In the very center of Paris, on the Cite island, stands the medieval castle - Conciergerie. Once inside, visitors will discover one of the most stunning examples of Gothic architecture,…

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The Louvre
No museum in the world can compare in popularity with the Louvre, which is visited annually by about 10 million people. First of all, visitors seek to see the mysterious…

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8 budget hotels in the center of Paris
According to experts, Paris hotels of class 2 * and 3 * over the past six years have risen by a third. The British edition of the Telegraph offers its…

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Castle Aze-le-Rideau
I can not say that I am a fan of palace type locks. I prefer coarse, weathered stones of German fortresses, covered with wet moss, which keep the memory of…

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