Paris is France’s capital since the 12th century. It is home to some of the most famous buildings and landmarks. Its cathedrals and monuments are full of rich history and attract millions of visitors each year. The streets of the city which have on many occasions have transformed into battlements and been showered with gunfire are now lined with France’s most famous designer boutiques and picturesque terrace cafes.
The city’s most famous tower, Eiffel Tower was initially considered to be a useless monstrosity. The city’s best and brightest originally hated the Eiffel Tower when it was opened in 1889, the press insulated it and the city’s most famous artists and writers expressed their disdain quite openly too. As of 2015, the Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid tourist attraction in the world so people clearly change their minds along the way.
In Paris, every day about 10 films or commercial ads are shot since there is no tax for shooting. Paris is a famous center for art, fashion, and culture. It is also known as the city of lights since it is the first city to start street lights.