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Mundolingua (Paris)
Ranked #31 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Museums
Owner description: Language is one of the fundamental abilities that makes us human. It has also played a key role in the evolution of people... more » Owner description: Language is one of the fundamental abilities that makes us human. It has also played a key role in the evolution of people and modern society. To reveal the secrets of language, Mundolingua gives you the opportunity to discover language, languages and linguistics. A real little "discovery area", Mundolingua invites you on a voyage in an unusual, fun and cozy setting, in the heart of the Latin Quarter: between the Luxembourg Gardens and Saint Sulpice. The different themes and services of Mundolingua: - Language Continent - Languages Continent - "Fun with language" Continent / Relaxation Space - New Technology & Linguistics Continent - Micro-Cinema, Shop. Mundolingua is open to everyone! Whether you are a beginner or an expert linguist, our exhibition has 3 levels of difficulty, so that you can go into more detail at every step. You are welcome to follow our news to hear about our events (conferences, panels, workshops...). Enjoy your visit! « less
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$132* and up
Ranked #32 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Art Museums; Museums
This unique museum displays the personal collection of 19th-century East Asian art compiled by Émile Guimet.
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$51* and up
Ranked #33 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: This beautiful neo-classical building serves as a meeting place for the country's politicians, while its beautiful gardens... more » Owner description: This beautiful neo-classical building serves as a meeting place for the country's politicians, while its beautiful gardens are enjoyed by all. « less
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$97* and up
Ranked #34 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum, located in a spacious former hotel, houses a collection of medieval art, including jewelry, tapestries and... more » Owner description: This museum, located in a spacious former hotel, houses a collection of medieval art, including jewelry, tapestries and sculptures. « less
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Place des Vosges (Paris)
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$131* and up
Ranked #35 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Paris's oldest public square has a meticulously manicured central park and is surrounded by beautiful 17th-century... more » Owner description: Paris's oldest public square has a meticulously manicured central park and is surrounded by beautiful 17th-century townhouses. « less
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Ranked #36 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Libraries; Specialty Shops; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Famous bookstore located across from Notre Dame features several floors of books and Paris literary history.
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$153* and up
Ranked #37 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks

Sacre-Coeur is amazing, sitting as it does at the highest point in Paris on the hill of Montmartre.  As it sits at the very top of the hill, you can get great views of Paris and... more »

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The Hall of Mirrors (Versailles)
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$279* and up
Ranked #38 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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$132* and up
Ranked #39 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
This museum has nearly 1,000 different instruments on display, complete with audio commentary.
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Trocadero (Paris)
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$68* and up
Ranked #40 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Neighborhoods; Other

Trocadéro can be understood to be either the plaza that stands across the river from the Eiffel Tower, or as the overall hill that includes more than just the plaza - two... more »

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Ranked #41 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This 16th-century cathedral is a mixture of Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic architecture.
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Le Parc des Felins (Lumigny-Nesles-Ormeaux)
Ranked #42 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Other zoos & aquariums; Zoos/Aquariums
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Montmartre (Paris)
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$65* and up
Ranked #43 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Geologic Formations; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts

The Montmartre hill is very nice.  It is quite a walk from the Seine and Louvre,  where most of the nice hotels are, so a cab is recommended by some -- but not necessary. (You can... more »

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Army Museum (Paris)
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Ranked #44 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Military Museums
Nearly every weapon and instrument of war imaginable can be found in this comprehensive collection of military equipment.
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Ranked #45 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This famous cemetery is the burial site of numerous French luminaries - authors, writers, musicians and more.
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Ranked #46 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Owner description: Known as one of the city's most elegant residential areas, this Left Bank neighborhood is also home to numerous tourist... more » Owner description: Known as one of the city's most elegant residential areas, this Left Bank neighborhood is also home to numerous tourist attractions, including the Eiffel Tower and the Musée d'Orsay. « less
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PariSmile (Paris)
Ranked #47 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #48 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Discover the different world of the Musee des Arts Forains through friendly and lively guided tours!Experience the fair as... more » Owner description: Discover the different world of the Musee des Arts Forains through friendly and lively guided tours!Experience the fair as it was in the 19th century, during La Belle Epoque. A few carousels, attractions and shows are accessible during the tour. Count about 2 hours for a tour.This museum is private but can be visited anytime in the year on appointment.Tours are mostly in french but ask for a description of the place in english.Book your tickets directly on the website or call directly (english spoken) and the dates of the next tours will be given to you. All the venues can also be rented for private events. A Festival is organised every year during the Christmas holidays. « less
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Ranked #49 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Forests; Nature and Parks
This 49,000-acre forest is one of the biggest in France.
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Ranked #50 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #51 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Historic Sites; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Landmarks
This famous tennis center, constructed in 1928, hosts the French Open, one of tennis's four annual Grand Slam tournaments.
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The Grand Canal (Versailles)
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Ranked #52 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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Ranked #53 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: ; Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located close to the Eiffel Tower, the musée du quai Branly exhibits 3 500 works of art from Africa, the Americas, Asia and... more » Owner description: Located close to the Eiffel Tower, the musée du quai Branly exhibits 3 500 works of art from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania. This important collection makes the musée du quai Branly an unmissable place for discovering the art culture of the non-European world. The museum’s original and imposing architecture designed by Jean Nouvel and its wild garden created by the landscaper Gilles Clément combine to make it a pleasant and unique place. The museum is the fourth largest museum in Paris. « less
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St-Eustache (Paris)
Ranked #54 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This huge cathedral represents a transition between Gothic and Renaissance architecture.
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Ranked #55 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
Owner description: This famous Left Bank neighborhood, so named because the numerous university students in the area spoke only Latin to their... more » Owner description: This famous Left Bank neighborhood, so named because the numerous university students in the area spoke only Latin to their professors until the French Revolution, preserves an authentic Parisian atmosphere of old. « less
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Ranked #56 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition and completely renovated in 2005, the Petit Palais offers an artistic panorama from... more » Owner description: Built for the 1900 Universal Exhibition and completely renovated in 2005, the Petit Palais offers an artistic panorama from antiquity through the 20th century: ancient and medieval collections, precious art objects from the French and Italian Renaissance, Flemish and Dutch paintings (Dutuit bequest), icons (Cabal bequest), 18th century work (Tuck donation), French paintings and sculptures from the 19th century - Courbet, Carpeaux, Cezanne, Vuillard - and Art Nouveau creations. « less
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Ranked #57 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Science Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Jardin des Tuileries (Paris)
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Ranked #58 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Located within the Place de la Concorde, this garden demonstrates the Parisian style of intricate landscaping.
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Ranked #59 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Eglise Notre Dame (Versailles)
Ranked #60 of 894 attractions in Ile-de-France
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
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