Paris City Guide
Paris is France’s largest city and its capital, situated on the River Seine, in the northern part of France; it lies in the heart of the Île-de-France region.
Paris ranks as France’s cultural, economic and political centre therefore attracts all kinds of visitors from around the world. Paris Hotels
range from some of the very finest in the world to providing economy stays and everything in between.
Like many of the world’s major cites there is a rich historic culture to Paris, which can be seen all over the city. Paris hotels
can be found near landmarks such as the World-famous 3325-meter/1066-feet-high Eiffel Tower, which is the City’s landmark, providing three viewing platforms to look far across the city.
Other areas of interest in the city include the cathedral Notre Dame de Paris, the world-famous Louvre, home of more than 35,000 exhibits that represent the last 2,500 years of history – with famous works like Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” on display. There are a number of Hotels situatied west of the Luxuriant street Champs-Èlysées, home of the Elysée Palace, the residence of the President of France. Guests of hotels to the west of the Champs-Elysées will enjoy an impressive view of the Arc de Triomphe, another one of Paris’s most famous monuments.
You will reach your hotel in Paris quickly and safely by metro or the numerous bus lines, which partially traverse the city until 1 a.m. Paris is France’s most vital location of industry. Its economic life is dominated by enterprises dealing with automobiles, electronics and machine-building.
Total population: 2,167,994 (2005)
Postal codes: 75001 - 020, 75116