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The MOST Famous Places to Visit in Paris, France

6 minutes read • March 24th, 2018
Paris is associated with romance, love, and beauty. It seems there’s something special in the air that makes you fall in love with this city once and for all. It is the capital of fashion, style, and elegance, and numerous 

famous places to visit in Paris, France

make tourists from all over the world dream of visiting it at least once in their life.
Of course, you've already heard about most of them! However, this will make our virtual tour even more exciting!

1. Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower Paris©  Public Domain/Pixabay
 
It is the hallmark not only of Paris but of entire France. Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid monument and one of the most famous tourist attractions of our planet. And it’s a perfect place for kisses and marriage proposals.
 
2. Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville – Esplanade de la Libération
Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville Paris
© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
A lovely square, fantastic atmosphere, and real architectural gem – that’s what you’ll find at Place de l'Hôtel de Ville. Hotel de Ville is impressive both from inside and outside and is definitely worth a visit.
 
3. Louvre
Louvre Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
No doubt it is the most famous and most significant art museum in the world. This fantastic building has multiple levels and sections and houses a vast collection of masterpieces of all time. You just can’t leave Paris without visiting Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. However, be careful because time just melts away here.
 
4. Notre-Dame de Paris
Notre-Dame de Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
Notre-Dame de Paris is a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture. When you enter this mighty building with a stunning interior, you literally go on a travel back in time. Don’t forget to climb its towers – they offer a mind-blowing view. By the way, there’s a cozy little park behind the building.
 
5. Musée d'Orsay
Musée d'Orsay Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
Sculptures, paintings, photography, furniture from 1848 to 1914, and the world’s largest collection of impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces – this place is a must-visit for all art lovers. The building of the museum used to be a train station, and this adds some unique charm to Musée d'Orsay.
 
6. Sainte-Chapelle
Sainte-Chapelle Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
Impressive building, beautiful stained glass window, cozy atmosphere – you’ll find all of it in this royal chapel in the Gothic style. When the sun comes through the windows, get ready to witness real magic. The words and pictures don't do it justice. You should see it for yourself.
 
7. Palais Garnier
Palais Garnier Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay

This opera house if one of the most impressive buildings in Paris and a remarkable testament to dance, music, and performance. Take a guided tour and plunge into the fantastic atmosphere of art, history, and romance.
 
8. Pont Alexandre III
Pont Alexandre III Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
It’s not just a bridge but a significant historical landmark. Numerous sculptures turn Pont Alexandre III into a kind of an open-air museum, and it’s an excellent place to take beautiful pictures.
 
9. Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile
Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
Here’s another symbol of Paris and of the entire country, a magnificent monument that honors brave hearts who fought and lost their lives for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Don’t miss climbing the stairs – you’ll get a chance to admire an incredible view of the city.
 
10. Versailles
Versailles Paris© Public Domain/Pixabay
 
It’s a must-see for all history, art, architecture, and nature lovers. Versailles will impress you with its exterior and interior, with its chapels, museum, Royal Opera, and numerous hidden gems. Be sure to enjoy walking in the garden with beautiful fountains and blooming flowers. By the way, it’s better to book the tour online to reduce waiting time.
 
Of course, it’s just a beginning, and there are many other must-see places in Paris. No matter how much time you spend here, it can never be enough! Well, it’s an excellent reason to return to welcoming Paris again and again!
And did you know that you can visit Paris on a cruise? Although the capital of France doesn’t have a port for big cruise ships, you can visit it when your liner dock at the port of Le Havre.

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