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Must Visit Places In Paris, France, Europe

Bindu swetha Apr 24, 2020
The beautiful city of Paris has a rich culture, historical orientation, and an amazing lifestyle that needs to be experienced by everyone, once in their lifetime!

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Other than the famous Eiffel Tower, the city has an array of tourist attractions that are bare essentials to-visit when in Paris.

The Eiffel Tower

Let us get the elephant out of the room first! Yes, the famous tower should be your first destination when you venture out for sightseeing in the city.

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Eiffel Tower

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Just endure the queue and make the climb up the tower, to get an amazing view of Paris and the Chamo de Mars. If you want to enjoy the view for a longer time, you can book a table at one of the restaurants at the tower and enjoy your meals with the view!

The Louvre

Take a day or at least half a day off from the outdoor sightseeing and head straight to this historic museum.

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With Mona Lisa being the highlight of the place, the other artworks ranging from Ancient Egypt to the Romantic Period, are also worth seeing!

Notre-Dame-de-Paris

Before the Eiffel Tower took over as the symbol of Paris, this famous cathedral is a delight to visit.
With an amazing architecture on display, famous paintings from the 17 and 18 Centuries and statues from the medieval period (Virgin and Child being the prominent one), you must definitely visit the place.

Palace of Versailles

A palace defining the class of French architecture needs to be visited! Under Louis XIV's decree, this originally-used hunting pavilion was transformed into a brilliant piece of artwork.
At the palace, you must visit the Gardens, the Grand Trianon, the Hameau de la Reine, and the Petit Trianon!

Sacre-Coeur

This Roman Catholic Church, which is more than a religious monument, stands about 130 meters high above the city of Paris. So, you can walk the famous Sacre-Coeur stairs to enjoy a breathtaking view of the city!
Once at the church, you can also spare some time to visit Montmarte, the neighbourhood place, to relish the authenticity of Paris!

Jardin du Luxembourg

If you are visiting Paris during the summers, then a visit to the Luxembourg garden becomes mandatory.
Spread over an area of 23 hectares, the place has plenty of lawns, flowerbeds, model sailboats, promenades lined with trees, and the famous Medici Fountain!

Musee d’Orsay

The lesser-known museum of Paris is famous for its paintings, furniture, sculptures and photography!
With permanent collections of early modern and impressionist art including Van Gogh, Rodin, Monet, and Matisse, the museum has a rich collection of artworks that shouldn't be missed.

Arc de Triomphe

The famous monument honors the warriors who fought and lost their lives in the French Revolution and Napolean Wars.
The names of all the generals and victories are inscribed on the inside and outside of the surfaces. Standing at a height of 50 meters, you can climb up the stairs and enjoy one of the best views of the city!
It is one of the most notorious sites of medieval Paris. Main Attraction here are the Lake, the temple De la Sibylle, the Suspension Bridge, The Waterfall in the Grotto, Gabriel Davioud.
Buttes Chaumont Park
Père Lachaise Cemetery
It is largest cemetery in Paris and the most visited necropolis in the world.
It is a department stores an iconic place of Paris, and an essential stop on your trip to Paris.
Les Grands Magasins
Moulin Rouge: It is a cabaret in Paris, France. It is best known as the birthplace of the modern form of the can-can dance.
Avenue des Champs Eysees

Others Places to Visit

  • Quartier Latin
  • Disneyland
  • Place de la Concorde
  • Sainte-Chapelle
  • Centre Pompidou
  • Musée De L’Orangerie
  • Musee Picasso
  • Musee Rodin
  • Le Marais
  • Galeries Lafayette