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Paris is a huge city of France attracting millions of tourists every year. If it’s your first time in the city, you could get easily confused on how to go around the city. Although you can literally walk around, it pays to know where you’re going to enjoy the best of Paris.
The city of Paris is divided into 20 districts in central Paris and 2 additional districts outside the city center. District 1 is at the middle of city which exactly starts in Notre Dame. Figuring out the districts in Paris is actually easier if you find the Notre Dame. The next district is found on top of the first district and moves clockwise from that point.
The two outside districts in Paris are called La Defense and Les Banlieues – both located in the western end of the city. The least expensive accommodation could be found in these districts but a little bit far from the 1st district.
The first 10 districts in Paris are the must visit places for every tourist as some of the world’s most popular tourist destination is found here. The Eiffel Tower (7th District), Arc de Triomphe (8th), Louvre (1st) are all located in this district. 11th to 20th districts are home for century old churches and parks.
Getting to these districts could be done by train, car, bike or even on foot depending on your preferences. Guided tours based on these modes of travel is readily available and hotels usually has contacts on these types of tours.