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Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre (Sacre-Coeur)
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Ranked #31 of 691 attractions in Paris
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites

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 #32 of 691 attractions in Paris
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Art 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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Ranked #33 of 691 attractions in Paris
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; Museums

Musee Marmottan Claude Monet is nestled in on the east side of the Bois de Boulogne, by Ranelagh Park.  Housed in a 19th century townhouse, you will find approximately 65... more »

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Ranked #34 of 691 attractions in Paris
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Military Museums; Monuments/ Statues
Nearly every weapon and instrument of war imaginable can be found in this comprehensive collection of military equipment.
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Ranked #35 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This famous cemetery is the burial site of numerous French luminaries - authors, writers, musicians and more.
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Ranked #36 of 691 attractions in Paris
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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Ranked #37 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This 16th-century cathedral is a mixture of Renaissance, Baroque and Gothic architecture.
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Ranked #38 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #39 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Specialty Museums; Science Museums
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Ranked #40 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Neighborhoods; Geologic Formations; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Lookouts; Historic Walking Areas

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 #41 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This street is known for its open-air market: a popular destination for Christmas time shopping.
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Ranked #42 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Educational Sites
This famous cooking school, established over 100 years ago, has a growing international reputation.
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Ranked #43 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Gardens
Located within the Place de la Concorde, this garden demonstrates the Parisian style of intricate landscaping.
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Ranked #44 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Religious Sites
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Ranked #45 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Art Museums
This unique museum displays the personal collection of 19th-century East Asian art compiled by Émile Guimet.
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Ranked #46 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas
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 #47 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings
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 #48 of 691 attractions in Paris
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Ranked #49 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: History Museums
Owner description: This museum documents the history of Paris from its beginnings through modern times and includes impressive exhibits on... more » Owner description: This museum documents the history of Paris from its beginnings through modern times and includes impressive exhibits on Voltaire and Rousseau. « less
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Ranked #50 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #51 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Concerts
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Ranked #52 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #53 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #54 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This huge cathedral represents a transition between Gothic and Renaissance architecture.
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Ranked #55 of 691 attractions in Paris
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Ranked #56 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: In the heart of the 7th district, (a short stroll form the Eiffel tower) le Moulin de le Vierge on St. Dominique provides for... more » Owner description: In the heart of the 7th district, (a short stroll form the Eiffel tower) le Moulin de le Vierge on St. Dominique provides for a quick gourmet pause in this chic and lively neighborhood... Nestled amongst the fashion boutiques, cafes and bistros of the area, the bakery caters to both the local gourmands and the visitors of this quaint area located between the Esplanade and the Champs de Mars. Inside beyond the counter is a small tea salon where one can enjoy tartines, millefeuilles, macarons and various other sweet or savory treats, accompanied by a coffee or traditional hot chocolate. The boutique on St. Dominique is open daily from 7:30 to 20:30, closed Wednesdays. « less
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Ranked #57 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Can you imagine a more romantic way to experience Paris than by a Horse and Carriage with beautiful interiors and blankets to... more » Owner description: Can you imagine a more romantic way to experience Paris than by a Horse and Carriage with beautiful interiors and blankets to keep you warm in the winter, and a covered top in case of rain. Pulled by a black or White Shire, our elegant Burgundy carriage trots through some of the most beautiful sections of Paris. For special occasions, proposals and weddings packages we offer a White Vis-a-Vis and a Cinderella Carriage. « less
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Ranked #58 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Museums
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Ranked #59 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Museums
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Ranked #60 of 691 attractions in Paris
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This historic street is most famous for its assortment of old cafés.
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