SEE 7 Things to see in Paris — Top Places to visit in Paris
You might have heard countless things about Paris. You might have been there more than once. But Paris is a city brimming with many places to visit — from world-class museums to less-known hidden gems — you will never exhaust the adventures it offers. To help you discover the crème de la crème of Paris attractions, TourScanner has curated the 44 best places to visit in Paris and put them on this Ultimate Paris Bucket List.
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1. Eiffel Tower
Paris’s most iconic attraction, the Eiffel Tower was constructed for the 1889 World Exposition and reaches an astonishing height of over 300 meters. A ride on its elevator will bring you to the top of the tower, where you can absorb a panorama and find the engineer Gustave Eiffel’s secret apartment on display.
2. The Louvre
The world’s most visited museum the Louvre has it entrance characterized by a sleek glass pyramid. Once you enter, you’d be amazed by its abundant art collection including some of the world’s most celebrated artworks, such as, Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” and Michelangelo’s “Dying Slave”.
- Open everyday, except on Tuesday, from 9 am to 6 pm. https://paiza.io/projects/9RlgvLNleW3C3atJvLA_Vw
3. Notre-Dame Cathedral
The Notre-Dame Cathedral (Notre-Dame de Paris) is a Gothic cathedral with awe-inspiring architectural details — combining rose windows, stunning sculptures and Gothic carvings, built in 1163. It is also the setting of Victor Hugo’s literature classic “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame”.
4. Arc de Triomphe — Champs-Élysées
The Arc de Triomphe (Triumphal Arch) stands at the western end of the bustling Champs-Élysées and is the most renowned and emblematic triumphal arch in the world. Engraved on the surfaces are some of the French historic victories, battles and great military leaders. It is one of the most emblematic Paris attractions.
– Open everyday, except 1st January, 1st May, 8th May, 14th July, 11th November and 25th December, from 10 am to 9.45 pm.
5. Montmartre — Wall of Love
Montmartre is a large hill in the northeast of Paris and is best known for its artistic environment where a number of world-renowned artists, including Monet, Picasso and Renoir, had stationed during the Belle Époque. When you visit Montmartre, don’t forget to take a break at the Wall of Love (Le Mur des Je t’aimes) on which “I love you” is written 311 times in 250 languages.
6. Sacré-Coeur Basilica
The Sacré-Coeur Basilica is a Roman catholic church sitting atop of the Montmartre hill. It is a Parisian landmark and popular place to visit when you tour around Montmartre.
- Open everyday from 6 am to 10.30 pm.
7. Moulin Rouge
The famous cabaret Moulin Rouge — spiritual birthplace of the modern can-can dance — is located close to Montmartre and offers glamorous evening shows among which the most representative are Crazy Horse, Moulin Rouge and Lido de Paris.
You can book for a dinner and show, for a show, for a VIP evening or for a “matinée”.