Champs-Élysées: The Heart of Paris

Paris, Paris … Who has not dreamed of a trip to this city of love, fashion and luxury? Almost all people have the French capital associated with the Eiffel Tower, but the city has many other interesting places: the Louvre, Versailles, Champs-Elysees.

Champs Elysees – the main street of Paris, where there are many boutique shops, shopping centers and historical sites. Taking the beginning of the Place de la Concorde, the Champs Elysees prostilayutsya by as much as two kilometers and ends at the Arc de Triomphe.

By the way, there were spaces on the Champs Elysees in Paris not long ago, as it may seem to some. This place before 1616 did not attract attention until Marie de Medici ordered not to refine it. After a couple of decades on the street appeared a popular walking area Grand Cor, well, at home on the Champs Elysees began to appear only in the XVIII century. It is said that a long time is not long street was a favorite of Parisians, but eventually made the Elysian Fields of France’s most prestigious street.

Now Champs-Elysees – it’s the heart of city life. The name of the street got from Elysium – Islands of the Blessed, where, according to Greek mythology reigns eternally spring. On the island of Elysium could live only heroes, but the apartment on the Champs Elysees would not be enough even to them. According to rumors, the cost per square meter is so great that to have a permanent home here can afford only 6 people. And to have a representative on the street – a sign of success for any company or brand fashion.

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