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Paris

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Paris
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    Eiffel Tower

    442 votes

    Sight

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

  • 2
    Notre-Dame Cathedral

    268 votes

    Sight

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

  • 3
    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.

  • 4
    Arc de Triomphe

    169 votes

    Sight

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

  • 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
    Louvre Pyramid

    52 votes

    Sight

    The distinctive glass pyramid in the courtyard of the Louvre was built during the presidency of F...

  • 7
    Cimetière du Père Lachaise

    50 votes

    Sight

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

  • 8
    Place de la Concorde

    54 votes

    Sight

    The largest square in Paris with fantastic vistas in every direction. It was in this square (then...

  • 9
    Île de la Cité

    46 votes

    Neighborhood

    Many world famous sites are found along these banks. From the Louvre to the Eiffel Tower, from the...

  • 10
    Montparnasse Tower - Observation Deck

    28 votes

    Sight

    Great observation deck on this 210m tall skyscraper.

  • 11
    Opéra Garnier

    37 votes

    Theater / Opera

    The magnificent setting of ''The Phantom of the Opera'', the inside is as opulent as the outside....

  • 12
    Quartier Pigalle

    22 votes

    Sight

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

  • 13
    Rue Mouffetard

    21 votes

    Sight

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

  • 14
    Palais-Royal

    22 votes

    Sight

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

  • 15
    Palais du Luxembourg

    21 votes

    Sight

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

  • 16
    Le Parc des Buttes Chaumont

    10 votes

    Park / Zoo

    The Parc des Buttes-Chaumont (pronounced [paʁk de byt ʃomɔ̃]) is a public park situated in northe...

  • 17
    Bois de Boulogne

    6 votes

    Mountain/Hill

    The Bois de Boulogne (French pronunciation: ​[bwa.d(ə).bu.lɔɲ]) is a large public park located al...

  • 18
    Montmartre

    125 votes

    Neighborhood

    Montmartre (UK: mon-MAR-trə, US: mohn-, French: [mɔ̃maʁtʁ] (listen)) is a large hill in Paris's...

  • 19
    Grande Arche

    15 votes

    Sight

    A twentieth century rendition of the Arc de Triomphe.

  • 20
    Jardin des Tuileries

    30 votes

    Park / Zoo

    Originally adjoining the now-lost royal palace of the Tuileries, these gardens lying immediately ...

  • 21
    Quartier Asiatique

    11 votes

    Sight

    The Quartier Asiatique (Asian Quarter), also called Triangle de Choisy or Petite Asie, is the lar...

  • 22
    Parc de Bercy

    4 votes

    Park / Zoo

    Between the River Seine and the rail yards attached to ''Gare de Lyon'' and ''Gare de Bercy'' is ...

  • 24
    Le Pont des Arts

    13 votes

    Sight

    The Pont des Arts or Passerelle des Arts is a pedestrian bridge in Paris which crosses the River ...

  • 25
    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 ...

  • 26
    Luxor Obelisk

    27 votes

    Sight

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

  • 27
    Place Vendôme

    15 votes

    Sight

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

  • 28
    Basilique Cathédrale de Saint-Denis

    3 votes

    Sight

  • 29
    Statue of Liberty

    21 votes

    Sight

  • 30
    Palais de l'Elysée

    6 votes

    Sight

    The official residence of the President of France since 1848. Dating to the early 18th century, i...

  • 31
    Arènes de Lutèce

    6 votes

    Sight

    An ancient Roman theater, the only surviving above-ground ruins of the Gallo-Roman era in Paris (...

  • 32
    Les Catacombes de Paris

    26 votes

    Sight

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

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