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A Prezi on the City of Lights

Sarah Gibbs

on 25 January 2013

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History PARIS 2000 years ago, the Gauls lived in the Paris Basin The Roman army, under the control of Julius Caeser, defeated them in 50 B.C. A Germanic Tribe called the Franks then took over the city The French Revolution took place from 1789 to 1793. This war helped to modernize Paris. From 1809 to 1891, parks, monuments, sewer systems, and opera houses were built. The Worlds Fair occurred in Paris in 1889 Climate France's lowest rainfall
Known for unexpected showers Summer--mild, warm, few heat waves
Winter--very chilly, temperatures around freezing Must See Places Notre Dame Cathedral Dining Out Recreation L' Astrance Paris Plages Arc de Triomphe Luxembourg Gardens Louvre Musee Rodin River Seine Musee d' Orsay Le Marais Sainte-Chapelle Eiffel Tower Famous People COCO CHANEL CLAUDE MONET ALEXANDRE GUSTAVE EIFFEL Designed the Eiffel Tower Designer Painter iNtErEsTiNg FaCtS 12 million people live in Paris, which is 19% of France's population There is a law in Paris that no building can exceed 6 stories, so that all the buildings can have sunlight. More dogs live in Paris than kids--about 300,000 dogs! Paris is called the "City of Lights". This refers to the number of intellectuals drawn to the city, rather than the amount of lights. The Eiffel Tower is 324 meters tall. Roman Ruins can be seen in the city of Paris. The Seine River gives a great view of Paris. Ze Kitchen Galerie Le Meurice Le Stella Huitrerie Regis Canal Cruising Rollering Blading (Montparnasse Tower) Aquaboulevard Water Sports/Fitness Center Asterix Theme Park Paris...by Sarah Gibbs
http://en.parisinfo.com/ If you want to learn more or plan your trip to Paris, visit the official website of the city... If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. --Ernest Hemingway Table of Contents
1. History
2. Climate
3. Must See Places
4. Famous People
5. Interesting Facts
6. Dining Out
7. Recreation
8. More Information Summer Winter
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