Paris is the capital of the European nation of France. It is also one of the most beautiful and most famous cities in the world. The Seine River divides the city into two parts. Thirty-two bridges cross this scenic river. The oldest and most well-known is the Pont Neuf, which was built in the sixteenth century. Paris is also home to notable cultural attractions such as the Louvre, Musée Picasso, Musée du Montparnasse, Musée National du Sport, as well as a variety of landmarks and objects such as Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame de Paris and Opéra Garnier.