The Seine River runs through Paris. The Seine flows 482 miles through France. The river begins in northeast France near Dijon and ends at the English Channel. There are 37 bridges in Paris that connect the banks of the Seine along the way.
The Eiffel Tower is famous because it was the tallest structure in the world at the time of its construction in 1889. It has since become a Paris icon and a symbol of romance. More people pay to see the Eiffel Tower each year than any other attraction in the world.
Paris is called the "City of Love" for a number of reasons, including its sights, its native language and its popularity as a honeymoon destination. Although other cities sometimes claim the same moniker, Paris earns its name as a place where romance blossoms.