Algumas curiosidades sobre Paris
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ECONOMY The largest economic sector is tourism
and leisure (cafes, hotels, restaurants and
related services) and professional (salon,
The city manages 55 public libraries for
general loans of books and a dozen thematic
Where it is also possible to borrow certain documents.
This is the reading room of the Library of
Paris has 376 cinema halls… They are
distinguished by the variety they offer.
About 450 to 500 different movies in theaters
a week and are frequented by over 27 million
This is Le Grand Rex, the biggest cinema city.
Citroën The story of
Citroën in Paris
begins with the
founder and engineer
André Citroën. It is
also known for his
invention of the
double helical gears
or "fish bone".
The car Citroën shocked the world in 1934 with
the innovative Traction Avant (front wheel drive)
The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower of the
Which has become a global icon of France and
one of the most recognizable structures in the world.
The Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid monument in the world, millions of people climb to the tower each year.
Culture Paris has a special place in the artistic and
cultural context globally in recent centuries. Born in
the city artistic movements such as Expressionism,
Fauvism and Surrealism and important figures in
Was a painter,
printmaker, sculptor and
French photographer. He
is best known for his
particular vision in the
world of ballet.
He was born in
Paris, was a painter and
the most famous of the
His father wanted
Claude continued in the
family business, but he
wanted to paint.
Born in France, was a painter and a pioneer of the pointillist movement. Having his paintings rejected by the Paris Salon Traditional, Georges Seurat is one of the founders of the "Society of Independent Artists"
Cathedral of Notre-Dame
The Cathedral of
Paris is one of the
oldest cathedrals in
the Gothic style. Its
in the year 1163, is
dedicated to Maria,
Mother of Jesus
Arch of Triumph
The Arch of
Triumph is a
monument located in
the city of Paris, built
to commemorate the
military victories of
who ordered its
construction in 1806.
Occupied by the Nazis in June 1940, Paris
faced serious problems, such as lack of gas,
electric energy rationing and shortages of food.
The Urban Reform of Paris
Was a vast public
III and directed by
the mayor of the
between 1853 and
The street plan and distinctive appearance of
the center of Paris today is largely the result of
Is the largest public park in the city of Paris,
and is where the Senate is headquartered in
Paris. It is common for residents of Paris go to the
garden to eat during breaks from classes or work.
Lutetia, a town of antiquity: The first occupants
of the banks of the river Seine settled some 2,000
Paris is known
worldwide for its
high quality French
This charming bistro / coffee stands in front of
the Louvre, with a stunning view from the terrace to
the Pyramid! Delicious for dinner, funky, full of
In 1893 Théophile Bader and his cousin
Alphonse Kahn opened a store at the corner of
rue La Fayette and the Chaussée d'Antin in
The flagship store of Galeries Lafayette has 10
Is a large glass and metal pyramid,
surrounded by three smaller pyramids, in the
main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre
Palace (Palais du Louvre) in Paris.
The large pyramid serves as the main
entrance to the Louvre Museum.
Bridge of Love
In the city there is a bridge called Bridge of
Love, on the Seine River.
Tradition has it that couples who put the lock
there, closed the bridge on the grill and throw the
key into the Seine remain united forever.
Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Also known simply as Paris Saint Germain and
familiarly as Paris SG or PSG. Towards in 1970, an ambitious group of businessmen decided to create a major club in the French capital.
The Parc des Princes Park of the Princes is a
stadium located west of Paris, France. Opened on
July 18, 1897, is predominantly used by the club
Paris Saint-Germain, but also hosts rugby matches.
Thiago Silva, is a Brazilian footballer who plays
as a central defender for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-