The largest uncompleted chateau in Loire valley, within central France. It is the finest example of French renaissance architecture. Interestingly the entire manor house is surrounded by largest forest park of the nation. It was built for King Francois I as a hunting lodge for him. Now it is one of popular tourist attractions and world heritage sites of France. Starting the construction in the year 1519 it took 28 years for get into today’s form. But chateau never get completed by wake of French revolution. The internal section of chateau show off French and Italian style in grouping of rooms together in to a suite . There are 440 rooms, 80 staircases and 280 fireplaces are within this chateau. It also features different types of towers and chimneys. The…
It is also known as ‘grand canyon of Europe’, located in Alpes De Haute province in Southeastern France. This river canyon is about 25 kilometers in length and cliffs have height of 700 meters. It is much known for it’s turquoise green color water of verdon river within that area, due to minerals of rock and glacial sources. The rims of this river canyon offers magnificent view of surrounding places also attracts large number of tourists to drive. Kayaking in green colored water of verdon river also becomes unforgettable experience for the tourists. Hiking, Canoeing, Paragliding, Rafting and Climbing are other opt charted activities in verdon George canyon.
Arc De Triomphe is the most popular triumphal arc in Paris city. The construction of this monument was ordered by French emperor Napoleon in 1806 to honor the warriors those who fought with him in number of wars. It got inaugurated in the year 1836, construction had been stopped number of times after abdication of emperor Napoleon. Ancient astylar style was used for the construction of this monument. The names of all wars of first French republic and Napoleonic wars also written on white wall of this monument. Tomb of an unknown soldier from World War I also kept under the vault of this monument.
It is a giant Ancient Roman bridge located in the city of Rome, in Southern France., across gardon river. The bridge have length of 50 kilometers, built in first century AD. It used by ancient Romans to carry water from Uzes commune of France to Nime. It is also listed within UNESCO’s world heritage sites. Yellow lime stones, breeze blocks and calcium deposits are used for the construction of this bridge. Pont Du Gard bridge has three tier arches, having height of 48.8 meter. Until 6th century ancient Romans brings 200000 cubic meters of water every day for home of Nimes, later it is also used as toll bridge.
One of most recognizable landmarks in Paris, a roman catholic church, located at montmartre hill, highest point in Paris. This basilica is dedicated to sacred heart of Jesus. It wad designed by French architect Paul Abadie, construction took place between 1875 – 1914. Travertine stones, special type of lime stones formed by action of hot springs are used for construction of this cathedral. It discharges calicite slowly and steadily so that it remains white even in harsh weathering conditions. This cathedral included a large meditation hall with fountain. Tourist can get breathtaking panoramic view of Paris city from top of dome of Basilica of sacred heart.