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Notre Dame de Paris > Isle de la Cité > Shakespeare’s Bookstore > Isle of Saint-Louis > Pont Neuf > Pont des Arts Louvre > Tuileries Garden > Place de la Concorde > Champs Elysées > Arc de Triomphe
Montmartre Heights > Wall of Love > Sacred Heart Basilica > Piazza del Monte > Double Windmill Café > Seine River > Eiffel Tower
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A day of wandering around Paris, starting from the birthplace of Paris, the Notre Dame Cathedral described by Hugo, visiting Shakespeare’s bookstore in the movie before sunset, going to Saint-Louis to find the best ice cream in Paris, walking through the "New The new bridge in "Bridge Lovers", lock your own love locks on the Pont des Arts. Wander to the Louvre, then stroll through the Tuileries Garden to the Place de la Concorde. At the other end of the square is the Champs Elysées. Climb to the Arc de Triomphe at the end of Fragrance Street and overlook the most romantic street in Paris.
A romantic day begins with the feeling of Notre Dame de Paris described by Hugo. In the book, the beautiful Gypsy girl Esmirada and her wise goat, Camo Xiduo's bells that hit everyone's hearts, under the moonlight, the gloomy figure of the priest seemed to be in front of her eyes. You can also try to climb the clock tower to find the "bell tower weirdo" in the novel.
After visiting Notre-Dame Cathedral, you can enjoy other scenery of Cité Island. This is one of the two islands located in the Seine River in the center of Paris (the other is the Saint-Louis Island). There are also attractions on the island such as the famous Sainte-Chapelle and the ancient prison of Paris.
Remember the bookstore in the movie "Before Sunset"? Yes, you can see the very famous Shakespeare's Bookstore in Paris when you cross the bridge from Cité Island to the left bank. This is a sacred place for English literature lovers, and it is also a filming location for many literary and romantic films.
The island of Saint-Louis is connected to the island of Citadel by the bridge of Saint-Louis. This is a residential island, a quiet oasis in the center of bustling Paris. You can find the best ice cream in the legendary Berthillon in those staggered narrow alleys with TA! You can also look for other delicacies to fill up some hungry stomachs.
After crossing the island of Saint-Louis, came to the new bridge by the Seine. Although it is called the Pont Neuf, it is the oldest existing bridge in Paris. It was the first bridge built by the Bourbon dynasty when Henry IV moved his capital back to Paris. Nowadays, there is a statue of Henry IV in the center of the bridge. Many literati and "Lover on the New Bridge" have added a lot of literary flavor to it.
The first bridge to the west of the Pont Neuf is the Pont des Arts. This is the first metal bridge on the Seine. It may have been named because of the exhibition for painters and artists. It is now the most romantic bridge in Paris, from the world. Lovers everywhere locked their love on the bridge and threw the keys into the Seine.
Near the Pont des Arts is the world-famous Louvre. As one of the three largest museums in the world, the Louvre has a collection of approximately 400,000 pieces of art. The most famous are the "Three Treasures of the Louvre": Mona Lisa, Venus with a broken arm, and Goddess of Victory. The transparent pyramid building at the entrance of the main entrance is the masterpiece of the Chinese architect I.M. Pei. You can spend an afternoon here to savor it.
When you come out of the Louvre, you can stroll around in the Tuileries Garden, known as the "open-air museum". Order an ice cream or dessert in the famous dessert shop Angelina or Amorinod in the garden, and enjoy it while sitting by the large pond in the garden. It is a feeling of Paris. The best experience of leisure style. Art lovers can also go to the nearby Orangery Gallery to enjoy Monet's eight water lilies.
Going along the Tuileries Garden is the most famous square in France and one of the most beautiful squares in the world-Place de la Concorde. The square is octagonal, with an Egyptian obelisk standing in the center, surrounded by 8 statues, symbolizing the 8 major cities in France. This is also the starting point of the famous Champs Elysées.
In front of the square is the Champs Elysées, known as the most beautiful street in Paris. The Champs Elysées is located on the central axis of Paris. It is a high-level business district in Paris and the world's most densely populated place for famous brands. It is very relaxing to stroll along this romantic street.
Walking along Xiangjie to the end is the famous "Lion's Arc de Triomphe". The Arc de Triomphe is located in the center of the Charles de Gaulle Square. There are 12 avenues around it, and the famous Champs Elysées is directly opposite the Arc de Triomphe. Climb to the top with TA and overlook the beauty of Fragrance Street and the center of Paris!
Get on the subway and go to Montmartre Heights in "Angels Love Beauty", where there is a love wall full of "I love you" written in various languages. Follow in Emilie's footsteps and board Montmartre, where there is the white Sacre Coeur, and you can also go to the hillside square to see the street artists. Of course, you can stop and take a break in the cafe where Emilie used to work. Like the movie "Before Sunset", feel a cruise on the Seine at dusk. Climb the Eiffel Tower in the evening and overlook the beautiful night of Paris together.
On Montmartre, there are the tall and sacred Sacred Heart Church, the small hill square where painters gather, the Moulin Rouge where every night sings, and the Paris Wall of Love filled with love. At the same time, it is also the filming location for famous movies such as "Angels Love the Beauty".
Out of the Abbesses subway station, the love wall is in the small park next to it. This is a 40-square-meter wall composed of 511 dark blue rectangular tiles, on which the same sentence "I love you" is written in 311 languages and handwriting.
You can reach the Sacre Coeur Basilica on the slope, which is located on the highest point of the Montmartre hill in Paris, overlooking Paris. The church has a unique architectural style. The white dome has a unique combination of Romanesque and Byzantine style. This is also one of the most popular places for young people, and it is very suitable for romantic group photos.
Then there is the small hill square where many street artists often gather, and it is also the cradle of many famous painters. Spanish painters Sadali, Picasso and other masters once painted here when they were young. There is also the Dali Art Museum which specializes in exhibiting his works near the square. You can ask street performers to make a picture for yourself here, or put some small works of art into your bag.
After that, walk for 10-15 minutes to the coffee shop where the heroine Amielie in the movie "Angel Loves the Beauty" works part-time to settle an afternoon meal. The Double Windmill Café was founded in 1912. In recent years, it has become famous for its movies. Now there are many movie memorabilia in the cafe, including posters and some decorations. It is a must-visit place for many movie fans when they come to Montmartre.
In the afternoon, go to the Eiffel Tower to take a cruise on the Seine River. The whole journey of the cruise is about 1 hour. You can calculate the time to board before dusk, and you can meet the same beautiful light as in the movie before sunset.
Upon returning from the cruise, board the Eiffel Tower, the symbol of romantic Paris. There are two restaurants on the tower, namely Tour Eiffel 58 on the first floor and Jules Verne with one Michelin star on the second floor. Enjoy the most authentic French cuisine while admiring the romantic night of Paris.
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