Everyone knows that Paris is the capital of light, a romantic tourist destination, dreaming of the wonderful landscapes and architecture of France. Besides the Eiffel Tower, the history of Paris is clearly recorded in these 10 outstanding tourist attractions of Paris. The most beautiful places of the city. Let’s find out with us.
1. Palace of the Pantheon
The Panthéon is a historic building located on the hill Sainte-Geneviève, in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. This place has witnessed many important events in the history of France. And now the Panthéon is also a place to bury and honor historical figures and people who have made this land famous.
2. Rodin Museum
The Rodin Museum is a light-filled grounds with a serene garden filled with sculptures such as The Thinker and The Gates of Hell, the largest archive of works by sculptor Auguste Rodin. The museum is located in the city’s 7th district, so you’ll probably feel more comfortable when it’s relatively less crowded than a museum located in the city center.
3. Pont Alexander III
This Beaux-Arts-style bridge has been designated a historic site, connecting the two city districts across the Seine. It’s also considered one of the city’s biggest tourist photo spots, with all its gilded statues or river views, it’s hard to miss.
4. Luxembourg Gardens
One of the most famous green spaces in Paris is the Luxembourg Gardens. The garden is a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike. Although overall, this place looks quite majestic and regal, but there are still many corners that are very suitable for a private, gentle date. Therefore, the place chosen by everyone is a place to go for a walk, a meeting place for Parisians and tourists.
5. Opera Palais Garnier
The Palais Garnier, built between 1861 and 1875, is one of the most opulent Beaux-Arts buildings in Paris. You’ll be overwhelmed by the grand marble staircases, gilded chandeliers and frescoed ceilings.
6. Notre Dame Cathedral Paris
Notre Dame Cathedral is a typical representative of French Gothic architecture. Although today the iconic spiers of Notre Dame were severely damaged in a fire in April 2019, Notre Dame remains the heart of Paris.
7. Trocadéro Square
When visiting Paris, you can definitely expect to take some epic pictures of the Eiffel Tower. If so, head to Piazza Trocadéro, an elevated open space with stunning views of the Eiffel, Paris’ most iconic landmark.
8. Butte-aux-Cailles . Street
Paris is one of the world’s best cities for street art, as evidenced by the hilltop Butte-aux-Cailles neighborhood. The 13th arrondissement has leafy alleyways turned over with colorful graffiti and witty pencil drawings of Paris’ icon Miss.Tic.
9. Arc de Triomphe
The Arc de Triomphe is already beautiful and iconic but the view from the Arc de Triomphe is even more astonishing. Although the journey to the top of the Arc de Triomphe is quite difficult, the fresh air and 360-degree views of Paris are well worth mentioning.
10. Museum of Orangerie (Musée de l’Orangerie)
The Musée de l’Orangerie, located at the end of the Tuileries Garden, is a testament to how small Paris’ museums are just as important and worth exploring as the Louvre. Plus, it’s the only place where you can stand in front of Monet’s famous Nymphéas (Water lily) murals.
11. Sacre-Coeur Church
Second in height only to the Eiffel Tower, the Sacré-Coeur is a Romano-Byzantine basilica. Everything about Sacré-Coeur, from its architecture to the views from the top of the hill is inspiring and of course beautiful.
12. Buttes-Chaumont Park
With cliffs, lakes and waterfalls, the 62-acre Buttes-Chaumont Park is a work in harmony with nature and is much different from the well-planned, manicured, and carefully maintained parks the kidney of Paris.
13. Orsay Museum (Musée d’Orsay)
A large collection of Impressionist art is at the heart of the Musée d’Orsay – the second most visited museum in Paris. But while admiring the works of art, don’t look at the museum’s beautiful vaulted ceiling – which was originally preserved from a train station before being converted into a museum.
14. Jardin des Tuileries
The park is designed and planned beautifully and impressively. Moreover, the Jardin des Tuileries also has an enviable location, turn one way and you will find the Louvre museum, turn the other is Place de la Concorde.
15. Rue Crémieux
This small street in the 12th arrondissement can be considered the most charming street in Paris. Many fashionistas as well as Instagram influencers take advantage of the pastel tones of this street to produce the best photos.
16. Galeries Lafayette Store
Galeries Lafayette is a shopping center famous for high-end French products located on Boulevard Haussmann. If you have the opportunity, stop by Galeries Lafayette in December to see one of the largest Christmas performances in the world.
17. Musée du Louvre
The Louvre is famously crowded and is the most visited museum in the world. If you don’t want to be crowded with hundreds of camera-wielding tourists to see the Mona Lisa, at least stroll through the museum to see IM Pei’s famous glass pyramid.
18. River Seine
The Seine River is the heart of Paris. The beauty of the river is fully displayed at sunset. And at night, the flooded riverside road looks gorgeous.
19. The Saint-Germain Khu
Saint Germain is located in the 6th arrondissement, Paris, which is famous for its trendy shops, high-class restaurants, and famous cafes. In addition, the cobbled streets and beautiful French balconies in Saint-Germain are also the reasons why many tourists love this place.
20. Eiffel Tower
Finally and most importantly, is the Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris, the place that appears in classic romantic movies, where every tourist wants to go when traveling to Paris. In addition to watching the tower from afar, the Eiffel Tower has an elevator for visitors to enjoy the panoramic view of Paris from this famous tower.