The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know

There are many people who "cried" when they first arrived in Paris, some because they were so pleased and happy, others were too panicked with the reality far beyond their imagination. And below is the reason!
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1. There are very few places here that use English.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
The French speak English quite well but for some reason they don't want to speak. So don't be surprised to step into a Paris restaurant that you can't communicate with the service in English, even the menu is all French. The best way is that you should look at the illustrations and guess what they are.

2. Tired of having to queue for hours to get to the Louvre.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
Many people recommend that you should queue up early to buy a ticket to the museum. However, no matter how early, you still have to wait a long time to be able to get inside.

3. The people are crowded at the gallery where a girl with a mysterious smile is displayed - the Mona Lisa.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
You will hardly be able to approach the picture to fully admire it, partly because it is crowded, partly because the protective layers here are quite thick. So, don't expect too much before visiting this place if you don't want to be disappointed to leave.

4. Many attractions were removed or renovated.

The Le Pont des Arts Bridge is definitely a tourist attraction, especially for couples in love. Because any couple coming here will keep their memories with love locks. Over time, this bridge has thousands of locks with eye-catching colors. It is estimated that the weight of the entire lock is 45 tons and it may fall if not dismantled.
The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
In 2015, the Paris city government decided to remove almost all locks. They just left a few as a symbol. However, many were disappointed to see that this place was not covered with thousands of locks as imagined.

5. There are hundreds, even thousands of people walking, practicing yoga ... on the grass at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
Before coming to Paris, everyone wants to see the city symbol: the Eiffel Tower. However, it is a harsh fact that you will be disappointed to see so many people surrounding the area. Not to mention, you have to undergo rigorous security checks, making you feel like you're entering the airport again!

6. Food in Paris is very expensive.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
Every piece of food in restaurants in Paris is small but very expensive. So, you need to think carefully before ordering.

7. There is a lot of rubbish in Paris.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
There are many tourists complaining that Paris is quite dirty these days. Even the central street areas still have a lot of garbage piled up that no one wants to throw away.

8. Security is not really as you think.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know
In Paris, there are a large number of immigrants of different nationalities. Some of them often annoy tourists by soliciting them to buy street food. If you do not buy, they will express anger.

The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know The "harsh" facts about Paris that not all tourists know Reviewed by Duy Khiêm on October 10, 2019 Rating: 5

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