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List of interesting landmarks in Ile De France


Moulin Rouge Cabaret

Moulin Rouge Cabaret

Ile De France, FranceCabaret Moulin Rouge was built in 1889 by Josep Oller, who at the time owned and Olympia, another locally famous in Paris. Moulin Rouge is located near the Montmartre district of Paris called Pigalle red and is easy to locate due to the famous windmills of red that is on the roof. Moulin Rouge is famous because it is considered the place where the birth took modern form of dance can-can. Today the Moulin Rouge is a leading tourist attraction and offers dancing and entertainment clients worldwide. The decor inside the cabaret still retains much of the romanticism of the early twentieth century France.

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Paris Opera

Paris Opera

Ile De France, FranceOpera was built between 1862 and 1875, architect Charles Garnier was. The idea to build a new work has appeared since 1820 when, after starting work, they discovered an underground lake and recalled Lloyd Webber "Phantom of the Opera." Although this issue has been resolved, the lake still exists under the basement of the building.

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Versailles Castle

Versailles Castle

Ile De France, FranceVersailles was the official residence for the kings of France between 1682 and 1790. Originally it was only a hunting box, built in 1624 by Louis XIII. It was expanded by Louis XIV in early 1669. Sun King used it for his amorous escapades building a beautiful garden around the palace. Which was directed to the garden terrace was demolished and its place was designed Hall of Mirrors, where it was decided the destiny of Europe for more than a century.

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Les Invalides

Les Invalides

Ile De France, FranceIn 1670, Louis the 14th century, gave orders to build Les Invalides, a military hospital able to treat wounded French soldiers in the wars in Europe. Name of the dome is an abbreviation for "Hôpital des Invalides. In 1676 when construction of the dome was completed around the dome were 15 yards, the most famous being the "Court of Honor", where military parades were held. Later, war veterans have asked for a chapel, which was built in 1679 (Eglise Saint-Louis des Invalides).

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New Bridge (Pont Neuf)

New Bridge (Pont Neuf)

Ile De France, FranceParadoxically, the Pont Neuf (New Bridge in French) is the oldest bridge in Paris. Pont Neuf is also the most famous bridge in Paris, and together with the Pont Alexandre III, one of the most beautiful.

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Grand Palais (Grand Palais)

Grand Palais (Grand Palais)

Ile De France, FranceGrand Palais in Paris (Grand Palais) was built for the 1900 World Expo. The building is famous for its roof made of glass or huge.

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Paris City Hall

Paris City Hall

Ile De France, FranceCity of Paris (Hôtel de Ville de Paris) in Paris was the center of political life for several centuries. The building, dating from the 16th century Town Hall was rebuilt after it caught fire during the Paris revolution of 1870.

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The Saint Chapelle and Conciergerie

The Saint Chapelle And Conciergerie

Ile De France, FranceConciergerie and the Holy Chapel include the oldest remains of the French Royal Palace (City Palace), which was turned into a prison in the fourteenth century (it was the first prison in Paris in 1391).

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Pantheon

Pantheon

Ile De France, FrancePantheon is located on Ste-Geneviève mountain, near the Luxembourg Gardens and the Sorbonne University. The place where the Pantheon was chosen by King Clovis and was built for him to be buried in it.

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