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Ranked #1 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Architectural Buildings; Operas; Theaters
This performance hall hosts opera, ballet and chamber music performances.
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Ranked #2 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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Category: Bridges; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

Pont Alexandre III is an arch bridge that spans the Seine, connecting the Champs-Élysées quarter and the Invalides and Eiffel Tower Quarter, regarded by many as one of the... more »

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Ranked #3 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks

As one of the most visible icons of Paris, the Eiifel Tower is an iron lattice tower built in 1889 by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World's Fair and located on Champ de Mars. At 324... more »

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Ranked #4 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: This famous cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture on which construction began in the 12th century, stands on the... more » Owner description: This famous cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture on which construction began in the 12th century, stands on the Île de la Cité and is the symbolic heart of the city. « less
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Ranked #5 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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Category: Historic Sites; Museums; Art Museums
Owner description: Built by Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, both avid art collectors, in the new Paris being laid out by Baron... more » Owner description: Built by Edouard André and his wife Nélie Jacquemart, both avid art collectors, in the new Paris being laid out by Baron Haussmann towards the end of the 19th century, this private mansion offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore a wealthy 19th century home.The museum presents a wonderful collection of masterpieces: Fragonard, Rembrant, Botticelli… This is the only museum open seven days a week in Paris, from 10am to 6pm. « less
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Ranked #6 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Islands; Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest

The Ile Saint Louis is the perfect place to have a romantic walk ( it's less crowded than the City Island, because there aren't  main monuments). You can enjoy some delicious ice... more »

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Ranked #7 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #8 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: A visit of the Towers of Notre Dame de Paris, built from 1160 in the Flamboyant Gothic style, gives visitors a close-up view... more » Owner description: A visit of the Towers of Notre Dame de Paris, built from 1160 in the Flamboyant Gothic style, gives visitors a close-up view of the Cathedral's flying buttresses, spires and roofs. Gargoyles and chimeras adorn the outer gallery of the North Tower with its ribbed vaulting and spiral staircase, while the South Tower houses the belfry and Emmanuel, the great bourdon bell. The upper gallery provides magnificent views of Paris, the Seine and the succession of bridges across the river. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO.Open:> 1st April to 30th September: from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.> From July to August on Saturday and Sunday: until 11 p.m. (evenings).> 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Last admission 45 minutes before closing time.Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December.Admission fees: Adults : 8,5€; Concessions (18 to 25) = 5,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Ranked #10 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Islands; Neighborhoods
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Ranked #11 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals; Landmarks
Owner description: The Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France and features a truly exceptional collection of... more » Owner description: The Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel to be built in France and features a truly exceptional collection of stained-glass windows. It was built in the mid 13th century by Louis IX, at the heart of the royal residence, the Palais de la Cité. It was built to house the relics of the Passion of Christ. Adorned with a unique collection of fifteen glass panels and a large rose window forming a veritable wall of light,the Sainte-Chapelle is a gem of French Gothic architecture. Designated world heritage site by UNESCO. Open:> 1st March to 31st October: Monday to Friday: from 9.30 a.m. to 12.45 a.m. and to 2.15 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.> 1st November to 29th February: Monday to Friday: from 9 a.m. to 12.45 a.m. and to 2.15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last admission 30 minutes before closing time. The best time to visit is in the morning from Tuesday to Friday. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December and in case of negative temperatures. « less
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Ranked #12 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
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Ranked #13 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The Arc de triomphe was begun in 1806, on the orders of Napoleon I to honour the victories of his Grande Armée. Inspired by... more » Owner description: The Arc de triomphe was begun in 1806, on the orders of Napoleon I to honour the victories of his Grande Armée. Inspired by the great arches of antiquity, the monument combines the commemorative with the symbolic and it has always played a major role in the national republican consciousness. Every evening, the flame is lit on the tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the Great War. An exhibition portrays the history and explains its symbolic importance, nationally as well as internationally. The terrace provides superb views both by day and night across the city and its great sweeping avenues.-Opening hours : April to September: from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; October to March: from 10 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.-Closed: 1st January, 1st May, 8th May (morning), 14th July (morning), 11th November (morning), 25th December-Entry fees: Adults = 9,5 €; Concessions = 6 €; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups « less
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Ranked #14 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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 #15 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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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Ranked #16 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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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Ranked #17 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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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Ranked #18 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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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Ranked #19 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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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Ranked #20 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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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 #21 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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 #22 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #23 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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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Ranked #24 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This huge cathedral represents a transition between Gothic and Renaissance architecture.
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Ranked #25 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
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 #26 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
This beautiful Gothic cathedral once served as the main church for the entire Left Bank.
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Ranked #27 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Government Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This beautiful, 19th century building is now the seat of the French government, and features a number of displays on French... more » Owner description: This beautiful, 19th century building is now the seat of the French government, and features a number of displays on French history. « less
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Ranked #28 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Owner description: Discover Paris like you never seen it before ! The top of the Montparnasse Tower has everything to make it the ideal place... more » Owner description: Discover Paris like you never seen it before ! The top of the Montparnasse Tower has everything to make it the ideal place to start or end your stay in Paris: discover every bit of Paris from the 56th and 59th observation floors which offer you stunning views of the city in all directions. In just 38 seconds, Europe's fastest elevator will take you to the indoor observatory of the 56th floor where viewpoint indicators, films, interactive activities and an exhibition will help you understand the capital. The 56th floor is also equipped with a panoramic bar offering drinks ans delicious snacks. Then step outside onto the outdoor observatory of the 59th floor, 210 metres above the streets, for even more breathtaking views. « less
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Ranked #29 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This street is known for its open-air market: a popular destination for Christmas time shopping.
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Ranked #30 of 338 Sights & Landmarks in Paris
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
A beautiful church built by Napoleon in honor of his troops.
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