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Paris, the capital of tourism - Culture

Paris has a lot of visitors!


15 million people checked in to hotels in Paris in 2010

7 million French people and 8 million foreigners visited the capital

Why do tourists come to Paris?

To see the museums and monuments

What are the most popular sites?
Two churches: Notre-Dame de Paris and Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre, 10 million visitors a year.
Five museums: the Louvre, 8 million; Château de Versailles, 5 million; la Cité des Sciences, Centre Pompidou, the musée d'Orsay, 3 million.
And: the Eiffel Tower, 7 million.

To shop in the 4,000 fashion boutiques

Top tip: don't miss the January and July sales!

To sightsee alone, as a couple or a family

To entertain kids

15 million visitors to Disneyland Paris in 2010.

And let's not forget...

for cultural or sports events, for the top restaurants, for the 376 cinema screens, for the 150 concert halls, for the 212 theatres and for the 3 opera houses.
Visitez Paris !
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Visitez Paris !

Did you know?

On the first Sunday of every month, admission into many of the monuments and museums is free.

Anecdote

Paris loves tourists! On the benches in Montsouris Park, machines give declarations of love in foreign languages.
These are talking benches by the artist Christian Boltanski.

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