Paris is the capital and largest city of France. ... Its eponym, "the City of Lights" (la Ville Lumière), dates from 1828 when it became the first city in Europe to light its main boulevards with gas street lamps, specifically the Champs-Élysées.
The Eiffel Tower - the most famous of all, and one of the most iconic constructions in the World. The Arc de Triomphe, at the end of the Champs Elysees. Notre Dame Cathedral, the most visited attraction, which dates back to 1163.
Paris is called the "City of Love" for a number of reasons, including its sights, its native language and its popularity as a honeymoon destination. Standing above the city is the most romantic of places, the Eiffel Tower.