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Paris is noe of the most beautiful cities in the world. First established by the Cetls, next used strategically by the Romans, then it served the extravagant lifestyle of the Sun King, Louis the Fourteenth until it became a hotbed of Revolution. Les Champs Elysses is surely one of the most beautiful eavenues in the world. With wide Boulevards, shady corners, ambient street cafes and classic Parisian buildings that are decorated with flowers. Since 1873, the Palais de L'Elysee has been the residence of the French president. At the beginning of the 17th century, Madame De Pompadour lived there and during the Revolution the liberated people cavorted in tis luxurious rooms. Through a small triumphal arc decorated with scenes of Napoleon's victorious army, there is the garden created by Leotre, the Jardin Des Tuileries. A bridge nd a fountain are the focal points of this popular park created in typical French style. A modern glass pyramid and a foutain decorate the courtyeard of the former Louvre Palace, which since the time of the Revolution has been transformed into a museum that contains the famous Louvre art gallery. Its collection of remarkable historic treasures and superb art collection make it one the world's most famous museums, with Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, taking pride of place. Of cours, there are the dizzy heights of the Eiffel Tower and a great deal more. Paris is a wonderful festival of the senses.
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Originally produced in 2007.
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