Tourist Attractions In Europe
Europe is home to many ancient places, historic monuments and notorious people. It is not a secret that this continent is totally worth your money, time and attention. In case you're wondering about the top attractions Europe hosts - here are the most popular ones:
The Eiffel Tower located in Paris, France welcomes 7 million visitors each year. It weights 10,000 tonnes and for a while, between 1839 and 1930, it was the tallest in the world (324 m =1,063 ft). Enjoy a French croissant holding hands with your loved one while admiring this symbol of Paris.
Notre Dame de Paris because we're not going too far from the Eifel Tower. The 851-years-old cathedral is visited by 13 million of people each year who are totally falling in love with its extraordinary architecture. The cathedral hosts impressive Emmanuel Bell that weights approximately 28,000 pounds.
The Louvre museum is official home of 35,000 very famous paintings and sculptures, such as its most popular Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci and Antonio Canova's "Psyche Revived by Cupid's Kiss".
The Vatican City just like attractions listed before needs no introduction. It is the symbol and home of Catholicism. Vatican is the smallest state in the world as it is an enclave within europe and home to 842 people. Here you can find St. Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums which are a must-see when in Europe.
The Colosseum located not very far from Vatican state is the symbol of incredible Roman Empire. The biggest Roman amphitheatre is famous for its age and for the huge number of about 500,000 of people and over a million of wild animals that died in its games.
The Buckingham Palace - because now we're talking about one of the greatest powers of this world, Great Britain. Built more than 300 years ago, the Palace is still home of Her Royal Majesty The Queen.The beauty of this royal home can be admired by visitors only during August and September.
Stonehenge - one of the most important prehistoric attractions in the world. There is a lot of mystery in facts about the site that's almost 5000 years old. The biggest stone weights 25 tonnes and it is believed that it was brought to that specific place from a distance of 20 miles.
Acropolis located in Athens, Greece shows the world what the Early Neolithic period was like. It rises above the sea and welcomes millions of visitors each year.