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  Paris hotels - Hotel in paris Champs-Elysees St-Germain Opera Charming and Luxury hotels in Paris
Hotel du Bois in Paris - A 3 star hotel de charme located 200m from the Arc of Triumph and the Champs Elysees in the heart of Paris, close to the lu...
In the Latin Quarter, the very heart of Paris, between Saint Germain des Prés, the Sorbonne, Notre Dame and the Luxembourg gardens, the hotel Saint-Paul is an attractive XVIIth century residence.
Situated in the centre of Paris, a jewel in the heart of the Latin quarter maze of tiny streets.
www.paris-paris.com   (3526 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Paris
Archdiocese of Paris to 42 urban and 76 suburban parishes.
Paris, having accompanied the pope to the ceremony, was invited by the abbot to withdraw, and Alexander III declared in a
Paris was administered by the pastors Dumoulin, Mestrezat, Durand, and Montigny.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11480c.htm   (11251 words)

  
  Paris (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paris was the child of Priam and Hecuba; just before his birth, his mother dreamed that she gave birth to a flaming torch.
Paris' noble birth was betrayed by his outstanding beauty and intelligence; while still a child he routed a gang of cattle-thieves and restored the animals they had stolen to the herd, thereby earning the surname Alexander ("protector of men")[1].
Paris gave the crown to Ares without hesitation; it was this apparent honesty in judgment that prompted the gods of Olympus to have Paris arbitrate the divine contest between Hera, Aphrodite and Athena (though it may be noted that Paris did not maintain the same level of disinterest here).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paris_(mythology)   (1197 words)

  
 Paris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Paris is located on a north-bending arc of the river Seine and includes two inhabited islands, the Île Saint-Louis and the larger Île de la Cité which is the heart and origin of the city.
Paris lost its position as seat of the French realm while occupied by the English-ally Burgundians during the Hundred Years' War, but regained its title when Charles VII reclaimed the city in 1437; although Paris was capital once again, the Crown preferred to remain in its Loire Valley castles.
A century later, Paris was the centre stage for the French Revolution, with the Storming of the Bastille in 1789 and the overthrow of the monarchy in 1792.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Paris   (7690 words)

  
 Paris, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
While Paris reflected, the goddesses, who for the occasion had bathed their immortal bodies, offered him bribes in order to win Eris' award of beauty: Athena offered him the command of Phrygia and the destruction of Hellas, or as some say, that he would be bravest of mortals and skilled in every craft.
Paris followed them because this was his favourite bull, and having decided to participate in the games, he defeated all other contenders, including his own brothers.
However, others say that Paris did not go to Ida, but that he instead sent a messenger to Oenone 1, asking her to hasten to Troy and heal him, saying also that she should forgive him, for all events happened, he argued, through the will of the gods.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Paris.html   (3833 words)

  
 Guerrilla Funk: Paris
Paris hails from the San Francisco Bay Area and was catapulted onto the national scene in 1990 with his hit single "The Devil Made Me Do It" and album of the same name.
After a mild hiatus Paris returns with his most pointedly-focused and brutal condemnation of the ills of society to date.
This sophomore effort by Paris was intentionally suppressed by the recording establishment.
www.guerrillafunk.com /paris   (167 words)

  
 Paris
Paris was the youngest son of Priam and Hecuba.
Paris soon went home to Troy after that, and with Aphrodite's help, he managed to send a fleet of ships, break into Menelaus's palace in Greece and kidnap Helen.
Paris fights, but he is mostly out of legend until Hector is killed by Achilles.
www.pantheon.org /articles/p/paris.html   (491 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Paris: Music: Paris Hilton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paris' music is just that: predictable melodic/hamonic structure, geared toward making people think that she is actually a surprisingly valid artist, when she's actually deceiving them so that she can gain even more fame and fortune.
Paris said in an on-set interview for her video that she does not want people to think that she is just making an album just to do it, but that she has dreamed of making one since she was very young.
Paris, you insulted Judge Sauer by ignoring his order for you to (a) enroll in an alcohol treatment program and (b) not to drive while your licence was suspended.
www.amazon.com /Paris-Hilton/dp/B000GDI3SW   (1488 words)

  
 Paris - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Paris is a major city in the European Alliance on the planet Earth.
Paris was also one of the many possible destinations seen in an Iconian gateway in 2372 on the planet Vandros IV in the Gamma Quadrant.
As the former capital of the nation-state of France Paris is known for its rich history in both politics and entertainment.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Paris   (588 words)

  
 Paris, Troy, Greece, Greek mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paris had the misfortune to be chosen by the gods as a judge at the dispute between Hera, Athena and Aphrodite about who was the most beautiful.
Paris answered the hospitality with treachury, stealing Menelaus fortunes and taking Helen with him.
Paris was rescued from being killed by Menelaus by Aphrodite, who surrounded him with a cloud and brought him back to Troy.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/paris.htm   (213 words)

  
 Vacation In Paris - Book Hotels, Airfare and Rental Car   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paris Vacation Apartments is dedicated to giving you a real Paris living experience and unique vacation, one that you would never have staying in a hotel.
If you have ever wanted to visit Paris but haven't had the chance to do so this site is for you.
The Paris Pages is one of the most comprehensive city guides I have seen.
paris.traveling-made-simple.com   (413 words)

  
 Paris Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Paris stimulates the senses, demanding to be seen, heard, touched, tasted and smelt.
From romance along the Seine to landscapes on bus-sized canvases to the pick-an-ism types in cafes monologuing on the use of garlic or the finer points of Jerry Lewis, Paris is the essence of all things French.
In winter Paris has all sorts of cultural events going on, while in summer the weather is warm and lazy - sometimes sizzling.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/france/paris   (368 words)

  
 Paris Break
Paris, indeed, is known as the mecca of fashion world.
Paris is known as the mecca of fashion where all the top couturiers showcase their talent.
The north of Paris is divided from the south by the River Seine.
www.parisbreak.co.uk /leisure/fashion.asp   (723 words)

  
 Map of Paris, France by district, arrondissement, neighborhoods
This is the geographical center of Paris and a haven for tourists.
Many 17th century mansions that once housed the noblest families in Paris are still to be seen in this quiet and ungentrified neighborhood.
The rue des Rosiers is a centerpiece of Jewish lifestyle in Paris and the Ile St. Louis and the Ile de la Cité are the oldest parts of Paris.
www.parisnet.net /parismap.html   (712 words)

  
 Paris
The Paris of your grandmother’s time was alive with the songs of a genre called chanson.
Very traditional in its sound, chanson was rediscovered and revamped in the late 50s and early 60s before it once again became passé with younger audiences, who embraced rock and pop as the sound of their generation.
Paris is an introduction to a vibrant group of artists out to prove that this is not your grandma’s chanson.
www.putumayo.com /catalog/item.php?item_number=249-2   (598 words)

  
 Paris, Paris hotels, Paris apartments rental, Accommodation in Paris, Holiday in Paris France
Situated on a quiet street with charming views in the second arrondissment of Paris, this is a delightful one bedroon apartment with a fully-fitted bathroom.
Welcome to Paris Apartments, the smarter alternative to hotels, brought to you by "Apartments Apart", the leading travel accommodation and housing company for tourists and corporate travellers.
Paris being a popular tourist city and a business hub, it attracts visitors from across the globe throughout the year.
www.apartmentsapart.com /paris_hotels/index.htm   (533 words)

  
 Paris Language | Paris French| Learn French in Paris
Whether you're thinking of participating in an intensive course during your holidays, preparing for an exam or you simply wish to study a language in a relaxed environment, at Sprachcaffe Language Schools you'll be sure to learn French in a fun and enjoyable way.
Called the "City of Lights", Paris is truly one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Paris is an exciting city with an important cultural heritage, endless museums, art galleries, beautiful displays of architecture of different artistic movements, breathtaking sights and much more...
www.sprachcaffe.com /english/study_abroad/language_schools/paris/main.htm   (324 words)

  
 A selection of things to do with children in Paris by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city guide and portal
Paris is well known as a beautiful and culturally rich city, which would classify it as a city for adults.
The Thoiry park, a bit farther away, will be a safari like experience close to Paris and far from Africa.
Paris also has impressive hemispheric movie theaters like the Géode and many game entertainment centers like Séga La Tête dans les nuages and the Bowling Montparnasse.
www.parisdigest.com /menus/with.htm   (335 words)

  
 Paris Las Vegas - Paris Hotel in Las Vegas - Paris Casino | VEGAS.com
Entering Paris Las Vegas is akin to visiting Paris proper, in all its beauty and ineffable charm.
Paris Las Vegas staff members greet guests with a cheerful "Bonjour," and the restaurants that flank the walkways resemble Parisian cafes, complete with "outdoor" seating.
The Paris Las Vegas resort has a lot to live up to and does so with romance and style.
www.vegas.com /resorts/paris   (708 words)

  
 Paris travel guide
Paris is known as The City of Lights and absolutely deserves this name.
A stay in Paris should at least include a visit to the Louvre, one of the most impressive and well known museums in the world; a climb of the Eiffel tower; and a climb to the top of Notre Dame Cathedral.
Paris is full of surprises; just have a good breakfast with coffee and croissants, take a walk, and discover some of them for yourself.
www.world66.com /europe/france/paris   (236 words)

  
 Paris hotels - cheap hotel lodgings, accommodation and vacations
Paris is divided into districts called arrondissements which are numbered 1 to 20 corresponding with the city's postal codes.
The 1st arrondissement is the geographical center of Paris, while the Eiffel Tower is situated in the 7th and the Champs-Elysées is in the 8th.
Located at Disneyland Resort Paris, the hotel is just 10 minutes away by free shuttle bus from the Disney Theme Parks In the heart of Marne La Vallee, 30 km away from Paris, this Holiday Inn is close to many other attractions areas such as Golf courses, castles and monuments Outlets and shopping cen...
www.all-hotels.com /paris-hotels.htm   (1181 words)

  
 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE - OLYMPIC GAMES
The Games of 1900 were held in Paris as part of the Exposition Universelle Internationale - the Paris World’s Fair.
The exposition organizers spread the events over five months and de-emphasized their Olympic status to such an extent that many athletes died without ever knowing that they had participated in the Olympics.
Paris 3 June 1900, Games of the II Olympiad.
www.olympic.org /uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=1&OLGY=1900   (344 words)

  
 50 Places @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Paris is not only a place but a state of mind.
Whoever goes there takes away the greatest meal he has ever had in his life, a romance that will linger forever, and a dream that will never be repeated.
The Official Tourism office of Paris gives their favorites of the city plus practical information for visitors.
www.nationalgeographic.com /traveler/paris.html   (241 words)

  
 Paris Travel Guide - Hotels, Restaurants, Sightseeing in Paris - New York Times Travel
The chief danger about Paris, T. Eliot wrote to a friend, is that it is such a strong stimulant.
"Paris au Cinéma," a celebration of the city's 100-year love affair with the movies, takes the visitor through the history of films shot in and about Paris.
The libraries of Paris are among the glories of French architecture, their stylish forms as impressive as the contents stored inside their walls.
travel.nytimes.com /travel/guides/europe/france/paris/overview.html   (744 words)

  
 1100 Paris hotels. Compare hotels in Paris, France. Paris hotel comparison engine.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The California Saint Germain Hotel lies at the heart of Paris' historical district, near Notre Dame cathedral, the Cluny Abbey, the riverside and many interesting book markets.
Paris, France - one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the capital of France provides a host of tourist attractions and activities that attract millions of visitors every year.
There is more than Paris hotels to see on our website.
www.europe-cities.com /hotels-paris.aspx   (573 words)

  
 Affordable Europe: Paris - New York Times
Now that the French government has withdrawn a disputed youth labor law, tourists can visit Paris without worrying too much about the disruption of massive protests and strikes.
However, a number of Paris museums are free, including the newly restored Musée du Petit Palais.
The cheapest way to see Paris is with a one-hour one-way ride on the No. 69 public bus (1.40 euros).
travel2.nytimes.com /2006/04/23/travel/23affordable-paris.html   (816 words)

  
 Accueil paris.fr - Paris.fr
Paris élabore son plan d’actions pour le développement durable.
Paris Plages, expos, festivals, promenades, activités sportives, agenda culturel et sportif...Vous trouverez dans cette rubrique tous les ingrédients indispensables à la confection d'un été parisien réussi !
Un comité de suivi réunit chaque année l’ensemble des groupes politiques du conseil de Paris pour examiner l’avancement du programme de création de 4 500 places d’accueil du jeune enfant.
www.paris.fr   (843 words)

  
 Paris
The weather forecast for Paris was not very promising, though the various weather sites couldn't seem to agree on whether there would be snow, rain, or just partial clouds, or whether the temperature would be 3 degrees Celsius, 12 degrees Celsius, or something in between.
There was also a cross-section of the old Paris Opera House, which turned out to be the best view we got of it-- but more on that later.
As with elsewhere in Paris, there were bakeries, but these specialized in challah and poppyseed cakes instead of pain du chocolat or croissants.
www.geocities.com /evelynleeper/paris.htm   (8237 words)

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