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Paris sights

created by bakke on 2018-01-16

Paris sights
  • 1
    Eiffel Tower

    442 votes

    Sight

    The Old Lady and me. It's difficult to believe that at first, many Parisians fiercely resisted the...

  • 2
    Musée du Louvre

    286 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The building complex of the Louvre was originally a royal palace, today it stands for the museum ...

  • 3
    Montparnasse Tower - Observation Deck

    28 votes

    Sight

    Great observation deck on this 210m tall skyscraper.

  • 4
    Place de la Bastille

    26 votes

    Sight

    The Place de la Bastille is a square in Paris where the Bastille prison stood until the storming ...

  • 5
    Avenue des Champs-Élysées

    124 votes

    Sight

    For many visitors one of the must-see places in Paris is the Avenue des Champs-Elysées which was ...

  • 6
    Arc de Triomphe

    169 votes

    Sight

    This iconic triumphal arch forms the focus of the main east-west road axis of Paris, running betw...

  • 7
    Notre-Dame Cathedral

    268 votes

    Sight

    The imposing Gothic masterpiece on the Ile de la Cité was built between 1163 and 1345 -- this per...

  • 8
    Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre

    181 votes

    Sight

    Built at the highest point in Paris, this is a monument to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

  • 9
    Jardin du Luxembourg

    107 votes

    Park / Zoo

    A small urban park where there is a lot to do and see!

  • 10
    Musée d'Orsay

    100 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Housed in a former ''Beaux-Arts'' railway station (completed in 1900 for the ''Exposition Univers...

  • 11
    Cimetière du Père Lachaise

    50 votes

    Sight

    Probably the most visited graveyard in any Western city, the vast Père-Lachaise features literall...

  • 12
    Palais de Tokyo

    9 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Palais de Tokyo is Paris's largest specialist contemporary art exhibition venue, owned and op...

  • 13
    Quartier Pigalle

    22 votes

    Sight

    Pigalle (French pronunciation: ​[pi.ɡal]) is an area in Paris around the Place Pigalle, on the bo...

  • 14
    Rue Mouffetard

    21 votes

    Sight

    Rue Mouffetard (French pronunciation: ​[ry muf.taʁ]) is a street in the 5th arrondissement of Par...

  • 15
    Le Panthéon

    43 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Originally conceived by Louis XV as a grand neo-classical church honouring St. Geneviève, the pat...

  • 16
    Palais-Royal

    22 votes

    Sight

    Ordered by Cardinal de Richelieu (1585-1642), King Louis XIII's prime Minister in 1629 (completed...

  • 17
    Palais du Luxembourg

    21 votes

    Sight

    Visitable only by reservation and then only one Saturday every month. A richly decorated palace b...

  • 18
    Le Pont Neuf

    44 votes

    Sight

    The Pont Neuf (French pronunciation: ​[pɔ̃ nœf], "New Bridge") is the oldest standing bridge acro...

  • 19
    Place Vendôme

    15 votes

    Sight

    The centrepiece of a magnificent 8-sided square first laid out in 1699 to show off an equestrian ...

  • 20
    Luxor Obelisk

    27 votes

    Sight

    The Luxor Obelisk (French: Obélisque de Louxor) is a 23 metres (75 ft) high Ancient Egyptian obel...

  • 21
    Grande Arche

    15 votes

    Sight

    A twentieth century rendition of the Arc de Triomphe.

  • 22
    Les Catacombes de Paris

    26 votes

    Sight

    One of the most eye-popping sights of Paris, the catacombs represent a network of labyrinthine tu...

  • 23
    Musée de la Musique

    0 votes

    Museum / Gallery

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