Paris is the most romantic and the most beautiful city in the world. A mere mention of Paris brings about a sense of joy to anyone who ever dreamed of visiting this stunning city. The Eiffel Tower, the Mona Lisa, the Moulin Rouge, the Arc de Triomphe, Disneyland are just few reasons to visit Paris.
Paris is a timeless beauty which instantly absorbs your imagination with its imperial architecture, exquisite cuisine, modern elegant boutiques and astounding artistic monuments. Paris is itself an inspiring city in a way that so many cultures from all over the world go hand in hand.
There are a number of things to do when you are in Paris. Head first to the Eiffel Tower. no guesses here. These days clicking a selfie with the Eiffel Tower is what dreams are made of. While walking around, you can’t miss the artistic brilliance of Paris. It has been a major capital for art all over the world. You will witness the true meaning of art, culture and history in these museums.
The Louvre (Louvre Museum) is one such place where you will find art, culture and history beautifully woven together. Built as a fortress in the 12th century under Philip II, it was later chosen as the place to display royal collection by Louis XIV. The museum was opened to public after the French Revolution in 1793. The Louvre is home to ‘Mona Lisa’ by Leonardo da Vinci which has been acclaimed as the best known, the most visited, the most written about painting in the world.
But the most important place to visit this summer is Disneyland. It is the most visited place after the Eiffel Tower in France. It is not much different from the one in the US, it is just as entertaining and exciting. Originally called Euro Disney Resort, it is located at Marne-la-Vallée, 32 km east of the centre of Paris. It is the most visited park in the whole of France and Europe. It is a huge theme park with several resorts, a huge complex for shopping, dining and a golf course as well.
It is a perfect vacation destination for families, friends or couples. There are more than 50 attractions to pay a visit to. One thing not to be missed is the Disney Parade with your childhood cartoon heroes – Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and a lot more!
Oman Air flies you to Paris 4 times week.
- Visa: If you’re a non EU passport holder, apply for a Schengen visa –this will entitle you to visit any one of 26 Schengen countries. For visitors from Oman, visit the Embassy of the country which will be your main destination that is the French Embassy in A’Sarooj, Qurm.
- Credit cards are used widely, ATMs are frequent, but Euros is always useful for taxis, buses and tips.
Here are some beautiful pictures of Paris.