With its two tall glass towers, the French National Library is vast and looks like an office block from afar. However, the ... More
Bibliothèque Nationale de France
With its two tall glass towers, the French National Library is vast and looks like an office block from afar. However, the visitors who enter this building are not bankers but researchers, students and general readers. Every book, periodical and audio-visual material ever published in France is accessible to professionals here. The general section of the library is open to the public.
Stretching for two kilometers (one mile) and lined with trees, les Champs Élysées has become the center for festivities and
official parades. It is a magnet for tourists and for the multitudes who enjoy evenings spent strolling along the ...
The geometrical lines of the carres de la perspective garden greet visitors upon entering the Jardin des Plantes with marvelous
effects of perspective created through careful planning and maintenance. In the 65 acre (26 hectare) botanical garden, bejeweled by ...
Arc de Triomphe is a site of memories, current events, and celebrations. The lists of the dead will move you.
Standing in a direct line between the Louvre and the Grande Arche de la Défense, the monument links the ...