Updated: 07/01/2011 12:47 | By MSN Travel contributors
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Most beautiful city

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For every three polls asking which city in the world is the most beautiful, Paris comes in first place in at least one of them. And we're happy to go with the masses on this one - largely because we agree with them. The unmistakeable skyline, the stylish inhabitants, the architecture, the art, the romance, the je ne sais quoi: as the medieval poet Eustache Deschamps once wrote, "Rien ne se peut comparer à Paris", nothing can compare to Paris.

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