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Eiffel Tower hate

Guy de Maupassant ate lunch almost every day centrally under the Eiffel Tower. The reason was that he hated the Eiffel Tower and it was the only place in all of Paris from which he could not see it. 1)

City of Lights

Paris is commonly known as the “City of Lights” or “La Ville-Lumiere.” This name was given to Paris not only because Paris has always been a center of education and clergy, but also because it was one of the first cities to have a streetlight system. 2)

Espresso for €1

There are over 70 places (as of 2012) in the city where you can get an espresso for €1. 3)

Statue of Liberty replicas

There are at least five replicas of the Statue of Liberty in Paris. The most famous of these is located on an island in the middle of the Seine River. 4)

The bell Emmanuel

The main bell of the Cathedral de Notre Dame is called Emmanuel and weighs over 13 tons. 5)

paris.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/10 04:29 by aga