Top 100 Most Beautiful Places In Paris To Visit

Top 100 Most Beautiful Places In Paris To Visit – Sometimes criticized, often admired, the French capital is above all dream! Paris has always been considered one of the most beautiful cities in the world and more and more tourists are not mistaken, as they crowd every year at the doors of its most spectacular attractions.

Who has never dreamed of living in a gallery-like city? Wherever you are in the capital, history will always catch you! The Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame de Paris, the Arc de Triomphe, the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the Sainte Chapelle, and more. So here’s a list of the Top 100 Most Beautiful Places In Paris To Visit, you don’t want to miss it…

Top 100 Most Beautiful Places In Paris To Visit

Bibliothèque Nationale

Nearly 12 million books are stored in this sprawling symbol of French literacy, which has evolved since the 17th century as a combination of the royal library with the 17th century as a combination of the royal library with that of Cardinal Mazarin. A copy of every publication made in France has to be deposited here. The original Hôtel Tubeuf gradually accumulated adjacent annexes, culminating in the Galerie Colbert, which exhibits prints and photographs. All this will be moved in 1997, but for now take a look at the soaring glass-domed reading room in the main building, designed by Labrouste, or the sumptuous Galerie Mazarine, designed by François Mansart.

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Centre Georges Pompidou

This factory-like museum and freewheeling cultural center stands out as a landmark of high-tech style in the middle of historic Paris, as well as being a symbol of democratized culture.
For many visitors, the priority is the national collection of modern art on the fourth floor. Inside the glass walls, major movements and/or artists are displayed chronologically in partitioned spaces. The collection continues on the third floor, where works covering the last 30 years are exhibited.
Above the museum, on the fifth floor, are the Grandes Galeries, where major temporary exhibitions of 20th-century art are held. Next door is a cinema showing films relevant to these blockbuster exhibitions and a large, but somewhat uninspiring cafeteria that has seen better days, as has its notion of cuisine. The panoramic view from the terrace is nevertheless the destination.

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Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie

A whole world to discover
A whole world of discoveries
Not to be missed!

In our exhibitions you can play with light, experience weightlessness, pilot a plane, board a real submarine or crack your genetic code. Dozens of fun experiments reveal all the secrets of science!

Shows and films
In our auditoriums, you can travel the world on a 1.000 m2 giant screen or in a moving cinema, gaze at all the stars in the universe, or observe the invisible with magic 3D glasses.

For children
In our special children’s areas, youngsters can have fun discovering how their body works, observing living things, testing machines, and mechanisms, and trying out communication techniques.

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Disneyland Paris

The combined RATP/Disneyland Resort Paris ticket package consists of a roundtrip train ticket from Paris to the Disney Parks as well as a one-day pass to either Disneyland Park or Walt Disney Studios® Park.

Benefits are:
* One ticket package valid for both the train and a Disney Park access (subject to capacity)
* No waiting lines at Disney Parks or RATP ticket desks, you have direct access to turnstiles.
* If you enter Walt Disney Studios Park first, you can also go to Disneyland Park any time after 5 pm.
* The easiest and quickest means of transport to Disney Parks.

It only takes 35 minutes!
Tips: Secure the booking of your Disneyland Paris Pass!





7th arr., Champ de Mars
1.0007 feet high, built as a monument to the Great Exhibition of 1889. One of the most famous landmarks but these days less popular with visitors than the Beaubourg. You can take a lift to the viewing platforms (1st, 2nd, and 3rd) or climb the 1.710 steps as far the top from where the views, on a clear day, extend for some 45 miles. There is an audio-visual of the history of the tower on the first stage, and bars and restaurants including the highly regarded Jules Verne restaurant on the second floor of the south leg, with its own private lift, one of the very best restaurants in Paris.





Jardin Albert-Kahn

The City of Paris acquired these gardens from a rich diamond merchant who had them landscaped according to his fancy. Of course, there was no traffic at the turn of the century. The area features a Japanese garden, a Vosges forest, a rock garden, a French-styled park, a small lake bordered with trees, and a beautiful English garden. The last weeks of spring are the best time for a visit.

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Parc Floral de Paris

This 56-acre park was opened in 1969 to host the Festival of Flowers. It was designed in contemporary style, complete with concrete pavilions and monumental sculptures by Calder, Agam, Penalba, and Stahly. An enclosed walkway leads to a greenhouse featuring orange trees, mimosa, and camellias.
There is also an exhibition hall and a children’s playground. Rowboats and bicycles can be rented at the lakes. Vincennes also houses, adjacent to the Parc Floral, the famous collective theater, the Théâtre du Soleil at La Cartoucherie, founded by Ariane Mnouchkine in the late 1960s.

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Jardin des Tuileries

Opposite the place de la Concorde. Sixty acres (24 hectares) designed by Le Nôtre stretching from the place de la Concorde to the place du Carrousel, including a splendid Orangerie which houses temporary exhibitions and the Jeu de Paume museum, now renovated to house major temporary exhibitions of 20th-century art. A mini Arc de Triomphe built-in 1805 commentaries on Napoleon’s victories, smaller than the real one which you can see by taking the path through the center of the gardens.





Chateau of Chantilly

40 km from Paris
The Chateau de Chantilly is particularly interesting for the beauty of its park, the richness of its museum (works by Clouet, Jean Fouquet, and Raphaël), and the beauty of its immense stables, an eighteenth-century masterpiece.




Chateau of Fontainebleau

60 km from Paris
The Château de Fontainebleau was the home to many, notably François Ier, Marie Antoinette, and Napoleon Ier.
The ornate ceilings, covered with Renaissance frescoes, and the furniture representing different historical epochs give the palace a rare artistic quality.





Chateau of Versailles

60 km from Paris
Open daily, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, except Monday.
Clearly the most spectacular home is the Château de Versailles, which merits an entire day-long visit. Guidebooks can help you discover the Hall of Mirrors, the king’s and queen’s chambers (completely restored and decorated in their original styles), the private apartments and the ravishing Royal Opéra. But you won’t need a guide to stroll through the park and to visit the Grand and Petit Trianon. You can plan a guided visit to the Palace, leaving from and returning to Paris.




Something of a white elephant, the Madeleine has had a checkered career, narrowly avoiding being transformed into a railway station, stock exchange, a bank, a theater, and yet another temple to the emperor Napoleon. Although building started n 1764, many ups and downs ensued before the Madeleine at last regained its original function in 1842 and was completed as a church.

The unmistakable Greek temple form, supported by 52 Corinthian pillars, commands a spectacular perspective down the rue Royale toward the Concorde and beyond. A classic site for society weddings and funerals, the rose marble interior has seen the coffins of Chopin, Josephine Baher, and Marlene Dietrich.

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4th arr., 6 Parvis Notre-Dame-Place Jean-Paul II
One of the world’s architectural masterpieces, a place of worship since pagan times, completed in the 14th century.
An awe-inspiring exterior of Gothic extravagance, with gargoyles, gabled carved doorways, and magnificent rose windows.
Inside a vast echoing hall, 115 feet high, that can hold 9000 worshippers at any one time. The pillars are Gothic, the aisles are flanked by chapels and flying buttresses support the roof. If you want to know what is what, tag along behind one of the numerous English-speaking guides or join a tour. You can climb to the top of the towers, stroll in the public garden and visit the museum in the crypt to see the remains of the original cathedral.

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Necropolis for the atheist citizens of France, the Panthéon shelters the remains of luminaries such as Voltaire, Rousseau, Victor Hugo, Zola, Louis Braille, Jean Jaurès and the Resistance martyr Jean Moulin, as well as a shrine containing the heart of left-wing hero Léon-Michel Gambetta. Originally commissioned by Louis XV in 1744, the Panthéon was only completed at the Revolution.

By that time its architect, Soufflot had died and his neoclassical edifice, based on the form of a Greek cross, was subsequently finished by one of his students 10 years after his death. In 1791, its windows were bricked up and its function changed from that of the ch to Temple of Fame. In 1185, it again changed to become the lay temple it remains today.

The austerity of this monument is slightly alleviated by late 19th century paintings, the most famous being those by the Symbolist Puvis de Chavannes, depicting the life of Saint Geneviève.

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Paris Airports


Twelve and a half miles (20 km) to the south of Paris.
Travel into Paris
The Orly/Rail (RER, line C) will take you to Gare d’Austerlitz and stations on the Left Bank. Trains leave every 15 minutes from 05.30 to 23.00 and take about 35 minutes. There are two bus possibilities. The cheaper Express Bus goes direct to Denfert-Rochereau Métro near Montparnasse in the 14e on the Left Bank. It takes about half an hour and buses leave every 15 minutes from 6.00 to 23.00. Or you can get the Air France bus to Aerogare des Invalides in the 7e, which is a bit nearer the center, or to the Gare Montparnasse, Avenue du Maine, 7e. Buses leave every 12 minutes and the journey should take about 35 minutes.


Fourteen miles (23 km) to the northeast of Paris.
Travel into Paris
The free airport bus will take you to the RER train station for connections to Paris. This is the quickest and most direct route. In 40 minutes you will be at the Gare du Nord from where you can either get a taxi (sometimes there are queues so be warned) or change onto the Métro. You can also continue by train to Châtelet-Les-Halles which is nearer to the center and from where it is easier to get a taxi. Trains leave at 15-minute intervals between 05.30 and 23.00.

You can buy your already discounted metro tickets online…

The direct Air France bus (every 15 minutes) will drop you at Porte Maillot in the 17e or at the place de Charles-de-Gaulle-Etoile from where you can get a taxi or the Métro. Buses run between 05.45 and 23.00. You should allow at least one hour on the bus. Cheaper and slower are the regular buses: no 350 to the Gare du Nord and the Gare de l’Est and 351 to the place de la Nationa. Allow at least 50 minutes by taxi.




Cimetière Montparnasse

14th arr., 3 bvd Edgar-Quinet
Here, too, as you stroll along the cemetery‘s rectilinear walkways, you’ll come across some of the most illustrious names in French literature, art, history, and science. Montparnasse‘s 36 acres of graves include those of Huysmans, François Coppée (next to eighteenth-century Charité Mill), Théodore de Banville, Sainte-Beuve, Leconte de Lisle, Léon-Paul Fargue, Guy de Maupassant and Charles Baudelaire.

Is it by chance that Vincent d’Ingry’s grave is right next to Saint-Saëns? Or that Alfred Dreyfus’s tomb is next to his attorney’s. Fortuitous or not, the names go on and on, with Soutine, Fantin Latour, Othon Friesz, César Franck, Emmanuel Chabrier, Rude, Houdon, Bourdelle, Sartre. Many of the monuments are picturesque, as the tall white stone with a bare-shouldered young girl attempting to draw a rose (a student’s tribute to their teacher), or the extravagant mausoleum depicting Mme Pigeon who, armed with her husband’s lamp, is trying to brighten up the universe.





Cimetière du Père-Lachaise

20th arr., 16 rue du Repos
You may find it exhausting to visit this gigantic cemetery filled with celebrities. To many tourists, Père-Lachaise has become a funerary museum for the arts. Yet once you’ve satisfied your curiosity by visiting Oscar Wilde’s tomb, you may find it interesting to know that from the top of the hill, a few feet away from the Federated Wall, the young Louis XIV watched the battle waged between Turenne and Condé.

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Paris Christmas

Merry Christmas! In Paris, a giant creche is set up in front of the Hôtel de Ville (the town hall) and all the main churches, and Les Grands Magasins feature magnificent window displays. In some cities, Nativity plays are acted out.
One Christmas eve, families decorate their trees, go to midnight mass and then return home for le réveillon, a lavish late supper that varies according to the region.

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Paris Dinner Cruise

Welcome aboard a magical dinner cruise through the heart of Paris on the famous Bateaux Parisiens. Starting from the Eiffel Tower, the cruise follows the left bank of the Seine to the Finance Ministry at Bercy, then returns to the Eiffel Tower along the right bank, passing by the Statue of Liberty.

With transparent sides and roof, the boats provide panoramic views of the beauty of Paris at night. During the cruise, musicians, a solo violinist, and a female singer interpret celebrated French and international classics. Enjoy “Ave Maria” as you pass Notre-Dame, and “La vie en Rose” as you sail under the bridges of Paris. With a menu combining tradition and fantasy, Bateaux Parisiens is a unique and unforgettable evening. All dishes are prepared onboard using only fresh products.

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Paris Metro Pass Weekly

The entrance to many of Paris’s Metro Stations can be spotted in the streets by their distinctive art nouveau designs and huge M signs. The various lines are numbered and are known by the names of the stations at each end, the correspondences are the points at which lines join. Look for signs for the relevant direction you are traveling in and follow the color-coded and numbered lines. Changing lines is quite easy once you get the hang of it.
There are usually large plans of the whole network outside each station, some with illuminated buttons that are fun to operate.

Paris Metro Pass

Use the Paris Metro Pass for unlimited metro and bus travel in Paris. You can buy a Paris metro pass online here in advance and have it delivered to your home, your hotel, or a convenient pickup location in Paris if you’re renting an apartment.

  • Paris ComboPass® Lite

This Paris pass named Paris ComboPass® Lite version provides 1 or 2-day pass packages that include free unlimited use of all the public transport services inside Paris and the inner suburbs (within 3 zones), free access to the Louvre with the 1-day pass and to the Orsay Museum with the 2-day version, a free Seine river cruise, special discounts and offers for additional Paris attractions, a free Paris street/metro/bus map, and 30 days access to online French lessons.

  • Paris ComboPass® Premium

Paris ComboPass® Premium version provides 2- to 6-day pass packages that include free unlimited use of all the public transport services inside Paris and the inner suburbs (within 3 zones), free access to more than 60 museums and monuments, a free Seine river cruise, special discounts and offers for additional Paris attractions, a free Paris street/metro/bus map, and 30 days access to online French lessons.

Paris Metro Maps

There is also a Metro map on the back of the free map of Paris from the Tourist Office. Outside some stations (number increasing daily) there are computerized route finders called SITU (système d’information de trajets urbains). You tap in the name of the street you want to get to and get a print-out of the quickest way to get there, including walking. Most stations are quite cheerful inside with gaily colored plastic seats and matching tiles, plus videos to watch to while away the time.

The Louvre station is an extension of the Museum, with works of art displayed in cabinets along with the platform. There are the usual buskers but in Paris they do it in style, playing jazz and classical music on trains as well as off. Some of them may well be students from the Conservatoire National. There is a warning siren just before the doors close and you release the door yourself if you want to get off.






The RER is the fast suburban service which will take you to places like Versailles (much cheaper than an organized excursion). The lines are divided into sections and the cost of a ticket (you can use the same ones as on the buses or the Metro within the metropolitan area) varies according to the number of sections you cross.






Musée Cernuschi

7 avenue Vélasquez
75008 PARIS
Unknown to most Parisians, this museum houses an admirably displayed Chinese and Japanese art collection which includes antique bronze works, an astonishing series of terra-cotta funeral statuettes, and a fifth-century sitting bodhisattva.

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Musée Carnavalet

Much of Paris‘s history is recalled at the Musée Carnavalet. The museum’s collections are housed in a very attractive sixteenth-century hotel, the center of which is enhanced by a garden lined with finely sculpted shrubs and surrounded by flower beds. Currently displayed works of art date from the end of the sixteenth century to the present and include antique signposts, district topographical charts, scale models of monuments, woodwork, furniture, and many other objects.


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Gustave Moreau’s Museum

Back when Gustave Moreau’s Museum was deserted, André Breton was the only one to defend this artist, who is best known for having taught Matisse and Rouault, among other Fauves. Part of the renewed interest in Moreau is due to the revival of symbolism and the nostalgia trend.

His work offers a general outlook on turn-of-the-century tastes by blending the neo-Renaissance “goldsmith” style of the German Nazarene school of art with studies in pure painting that adumbrate the coming of lyrical abstracts.

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Louvre Museum

Next to the Tuileries Gardens on the Right Bank of the Seine, a former royal palace undergoing a massive expansion that will make it the biggest museum in the world by 1992 with even more treasures on display (many of them are at present in the cellars), and escalators to make those long walks down endless corridors less tiring.

The glass pyramid, designed by the Chinese-American Pei, at the entrance from Cour Napoléon is open, but the excavations will continue for several years. The Ministry of Finance is due to move out to Bercy.

There are seven different museums in the Louvre: Oriental Antiquities, Egyptian Antiquities, Greek and Roman Antiquities, Painting, Sculpture, Furniture and objets d’art. Top of your list should be Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory, and Venus de Milo.

There is no possibility of being able to do it all at once, so pick out the works you particularly want to see and do your best to find them.

You don’t want to stand in line to buy your ticket! Secure your Louvre ticket online.





Palais de Tokyo

Formerly the site of both the French National Museum of Modern Art and the Parisian Museum of Modern Art, the Palais de Tokyo is no longer called the Palais de New York (baptized as such during World War II).

The bulk of its national collections were transferred in 1977 to the Centre Georges Pompidou and what is left are private donations. Thus, the Palais de Tokyo is really an “outlet” for the National Museum of Modern Art.


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Musée du Moyen Age – Musée de Cluny

This museum is housed in the magnificent manor that once belonged to the abbots of Cluny. Its 27 halls feature Gallo-Roman and Medieval works of art such as the statues of the apostles from Sainte-Chapelle and master tapestries like the Dame à la Licorne and La Vie Seigneuriale.

If you visit the museum’s flamboyant Gothic chapel, you’ll see the early thirteenth-century, double-faced Limousin cross acquired in 1978.

The Musée de Cluny has amassed 20 000 works of art over the last 30 years and keeps them in its vaults.

Fortunately, some of them are gradually being unearthed for display. The museum’s Renaissance collections, which were put into safe keeping after World War II, will soon be displayed at the Château d’Ecouen’s Renaissance Museum in the Val d’Oise.

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Musée de l’Opéra

This long and dismal museum evokes the world of ballet and music without fanfare. Featured displays include scale model sets, costumes, drawings, famous artist memorabilia and a collection from the Ballets Russes.





Musée d’Orsay

7th arr., 62 rue de Lille
Opened at the end of 1986. Impressionist paintings, fine and decorative arts, architecture and photography from 1848 to 1914 (variously moved from the Jeu de Paume, the Palais de Tokyo, and the Louvre) now housed in the spectacularly renovated, airy Gare d’Orsay, the former railway station that served southwest France. The transformation took 13 million dollars in ten years.

Go straight to the top, the third floor for Impressionist paintings : room upon room of the most famous works of Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Pissaro, Sisle, and Degas. The middle floor exhibits include sculpture by Rodin an Maillol, paintings by Bonnard and Vuillard, works representing Foreign Schools, Symbolism and Naturalism, and Art Nouveau furniture.

The ground floor has Decorative Arts 1850-1880 as well as Degas, Manet, Monet and Renoir pre-1870 and a good bookshop in the original buffetThe Café des Hauteurs on the top floor has views through the old station clock over the Seine, and there is an outside terrace to get your breath back. More formal meals are served in the sumptuous restaurant, with chandeliers, painted ceiling, and statues. There are also changing exhibitions, concertsfilms, and lectures.


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Museum national de Histoire Naturelle

There was a lot of hand-wringing over the condition of the Jardin des Plantes. People got so involved in this decaying garden-museum that things finally took a turn for the better. The museum’s admirable exhibits began drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors.

Huge renovations were carried out in the zoology department; the decrepit aviaries were overhauled, and the menagerie buildings rebuilt. You’ll discover the fabulous herbarium’s 600,000 items, the insect and butterfly collection, marvelous gems and jewels amassed by the last of the Bourbons in the Mineralogy Hall, the alpine garden, tropical greenhouses, the labyrinth, goldfish, and children laughing and playing.

Indeed, there’s everything here to make it any Parisian’s favorite spot.

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Musée Cernuschi

7 avenue Vélasquez
75008 PARIS
Unknown to most Parisians, this museum houses an admirably displayed Chinese and Japanese art collection which includes antique bronze works, an astonishing series of terra-cotta funeral statuettes, and a fifth-century sitting bodhisattva.

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Musée Carnavalet

Much of Paris‘s history is recalled at the Musée Carnavalet. The museum’s collections are housed in a very attractive sixteenth-century hotel, the center of which is enhanced by a garden lined with finely sculpted shrubs and surrounded by flower beds.

Currently displayed works of art date from the end of the sixteenth century to the present and include antique signposts, district topographical charts, scale models of monuments, woodwork, furniture and many other objects.


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Rodin Museum

Even if you are not invited to the Elysée Palace or the Hôtel Matignon, you can at least experience the pleasures of Paris‘s third-largest private garden, which surrounds the Hôtel Biron.

Originally built for a prosperous wig maker in 1730, the harmonious mansion of columns and pediments was bought in 1753 by a dedicated horticulturalists, the Maréchal de Biron, who proceeded to indulge his gardening passion until he was dragged off to the guillotine.

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Paris Open tour Bus

For first-time visitors without much time, a bus trip is ideal to orient yourself if you don’t mind the group-style travel.
Paris Open tour is in comfortable double-decker buses, with a live or recorded commentary (in whatever language you want).

Use the Opentour Paris bus pass to discover the city for one or two days. You can buy your Opentour Paris Hop On Hop Off pass in advance and have it delivered to your home, your hotel, or a convenient pickup location in Paris if you’re renting an apartment.

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Place des Vosges

Since 1612, when 10.000 spectators watched the celebrations to inaugurate the “place Royale“, a stream of famous characters has inhabited its mansions and apartments. Princesses, duchesses, official mistresses, Richelieu, Sully, Victor Hugo, Daudet and more recently architect Richard Rodgers (of Centre Pompidou) have gazed at its perfect symmetry.

Thirty-six houses faced with red brick and stone, with arcaded ground floors and steep pitched roofs, create the harmonious form of this square, which encloses a garden fountains, plane trees, and gravel paths. Before the square was built it was the site of a royal palace, the Palais des Tournelles, abandoned and demolished by Catherine de Medicis when her husband Henri II was killed in a tournament here.

Although restaurants, chic clothes shops, antique dealers, and art galleries now line the place des Vosges, there remains one remnant of the square’s literary past in the Maison de Victor Hugo at No 6.

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Galeries Lafayette

40 boulevard Haussmann 75009 PARIS, metro: Chaussée d’Antin In 1893 Théophile Bader and his cousin Alphonse Kahn opened a fashion store in a small haberdasher’s shop at the corner of rue La Fayette and the Chaussée d’Antin.

In 1896, the company purchased the entire building at n°1 rue La Fayette and in 1905 the buildings at n°38, 40 et 42, boulevard Haussmann and n°15 rue de la Chaussée d’Antin. Spectacular glass-domed store, luxurious, often pricey but also stocks more economical, own-label goods. Two floors devoted to fashion.

Every top designer has an outlet here selling the latest designs. Comparisons are easier and hours of window-shopping saved.

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The Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre

The Sacré-Coeur
Cupolas topped by an icing sugar dome, famous on Paris‘s skyline (you can see if from the escalator outside the Georges Pompidou Centre).

Built at the end of the 19th century, at the top of Montmartre with views of around 30 miles from the dome. The campanile is 262 feet high. Catholic visitors from the world over come to light their candles.

Steep climb up or funicular from the Marché Saint-Pierre.






The old artist’s quarter topped by the icing sugar dome of Sacré-Coeur, sadly overrun by visitors having their portraits etched and sketched in the Place du Tertre at the top of the hill. You can get a funicular up or walk on the quiet southwest side up the rue Lepic.

Once a the top there are a number of open-air cafés, with accompanying accordionists and wonderful views across Paris from the Sacré-Coeur. To the east is the Marché Saint-Pierre, which sells colorful fabrics. There are ethnic shops in the surrounding streets. Property is cheap and there are plenty of reasonably priced hotels.

The sleazy boulevard Clichy and boulevard Pigalle are at the bottom of the hill. To the north of Montmartre is the flea market at the Porte de Clignancourt.



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Bateaux Parisiens

7th arr, Port de la Bourdonnais
Tours last approx. 1hr. April to October every 30 min from 10:00 AM to 10:30 PM.
October to March from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM. More details here with Seine river cruise ticketing.


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8th arr, Port de la Conférence, Pont de l’Alma, Right Bank
The best way to rediscover the City of Lights is to take an excursion at the binning or end of the day when the light in Paris is at its most beautiful.

At noon and in the evening, you can take in the view while eating a meal, which isn’t altogether that bad or expensive considering the cruise.

And when the Louvre and Pont Neuf bridges are lit up at night, it’s amazing how easily you’ll forget your troubles.





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