sights

There are many exciting things to see in Paris.

Here are the top five.

1. The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is a must see for all visitors to Paris. It is the tallest tower in France. It has amazing views from the top.

You can climb the stairs or take a lift all the way to the top.

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2. The Arch of Triumph

The Arch of Triumph is built in the middle of a busy road.

When you visit it at night it is beautiful.

3. The Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum is very old. When you visit it you will see many famous paintings, sculptures and objects.

The most famous painting is the Mona Lisa which was painted by Leonardo da Vinci.

4. Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame is a very old cathedral. Cathedrals are really big churches. People started building it in 1160.

You can look inside at all the amazing artwork or climb to the top and see the 'scary' gargoyles protecting the cathedral.

5. Versailles Palace

Versailles Palace is one of the largest palaces in the world. It is just a short train ride from Paris.

You can see how the Kings and Queens of France used to live.

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