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Le Jardin de Luxembourg

118 acre park, previously a palace garden, contains ponies, a merry-go-round, and a giant playground

Le Tour d'Argent

fancy restaurant overseeing Notre Dame, famous for duck (numbered), $16 million worth of wine in cellar

Le metro

subways, performers audition to play in metro, clean, quick, and crowded

Pere Lachaise

large graveyard, "home" of many famous Parisians, popular is the grave of Jim Morrison

La Seine

8-mile long river flowing through Paris, divides Paris in half, toured by river cruises

Musee D'Orsay

used to be train station, 70,000 works of art

Notre Dame

gothic cathedral, supports called flying buttresses, saved/almost destroyed

Tour Eiffel

seen from everywhere when built French hate, used to be tallest building in world

Arc de Triomphe

built by Napolean, home to tomb of unknown soldier, avenues cascade

Centre Pompidou

modern, inside-out building, surrounded by performers

Musee du Louvre

previously palace, art museum

Hotel des Invalides

Napolean's tomb, military museum

Quartier Latin

on left bank, narrow streets, inexpensive food

Banlieue

suburbs outside city

Ile de la Cite

larger central island, holds Notre Dame

Ile St. Louis

smaller central island, holds artists' quarters

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