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Ranked #31 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
This museum has nearly 1,000 different instruments on display, complete with audio commentary.
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Ranked #32 of 624 attractions 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 #33 of 624 attractions in Paris
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 #34 of 624 attractions 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 #35 of 624 attractions in Paris
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 #36 of 624 attractions 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 #37 of 624 attractions in Paris
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 #38 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #39 of 624 attractions in Paris
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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Ranked #40 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #41 of 624 attractions 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 #42 of 624 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 #43 of 624 attractions 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 #44 of 624 attractions in Paris
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 #45 of 624 attractions 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 #46 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Science Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #47 of 624 attractions in Paris
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 #48 of 624 attractions 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 #49 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: A leading pole for the exhibition of photographic and other images, from the 19th to the 21st century (cinema, video,... more » Owner description: A leading pole for the exhibition of photographic and other images, from the 19th to the 21st century (cinema, video, installation, etc.). Jeu de Paume produces, coproduces and hosts exhibitions as well as film programmes, symposiums, and public activities « less
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Ranked #50 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #51 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #52 of 624 attractions 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 #53 of 624 attractions 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 #54 of 624 attractions 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 #55 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
This lively neighborhood is located in the 14th Arrondissement.
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Ranked #56 of 624 attractions 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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Ranked #57 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #58 of 624 attractions in Paris
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Nature and Parks
Owner description: This beautiful park, which has inspired many famous paintings, was created in the 18th century for Philippe Egalité, the... more » Owner description: This beautiful park, which has inspired many famous paintings, was created in the 18th century for Philippe Egalité, the cousin of Louis XVI and the father of King Louis-Philippe I. « less
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Ranked #59 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
Owner description: The 6th arrondissement includes world famous educational institutions such as the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris and the... more » Owner description: The 6th arrondissement includes world famous educational institutions such as the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris and the Académie française, the seat of the French Senate as well as a concentration of some of Paris's most famous monuments such as Saint-Germain Abbey and square, St. Sulpice Church and square, the Pont des Arts and the Jardins du Luxembourg. « less
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Ranked #60 of 624 attractions in Paris
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Located in the East wing of the Palais de Tokyo, built for the 1937 international exposition, the museum was inaugurated in... more » Owner description: Located in the East wing of the Palais de Tokyo, built for the 1937 international exposition, the museum was inaugurated in 1961. Its rich collections, with over 9,000 works, illustrate the major artistic themes of the 20th and 21st century: Fauvism, Cubism, the School of Paris, Abstract Art, New Realism, Narrative Representation, Conceptual Art, Supports/Surfaces... Its programming addresses national and international issues through monographic or historic thematic exhibits. The ARC (Animation-Recherche- Confrontation, Activities-Research-Debate) presents the latest artistic research. « less
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