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JACQUES & KATJA

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JACQUES & KATJA
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    Notre-Dame Cathedral

    268 votes

    Sight

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

  • 2
    Eiffel Tower

    442 votes

    Sight

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

  • 3
    Musée du Louvre

    286 votes

    Museum / Gallery

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

  • 4
    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.

  • 5
    Arc de Triomphe

    169 votes

    Sight

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

  • 6
    Musée d'Orsay

    100 votes

    Museum / Gallery

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

  • 7
    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 ...

  • 8
    Centre Pompidou

    49 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Those who are unfamiliar with conceptual art sometimes don't know quite what to expect, or how to...

  • 9
    Cimetière du Père Lachaise

    50 votes

    Sight

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

  • 10
    Louvre Pyramid

    52 votes

    Sight

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

  • 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
    Place des Vosges

    36 votes

    Sight

    The oldest planned square in Paris, and what many tourists as well as locals consider the heart o...

  • 13
    Le Panthéon

    43 votes

    Museum / Gallery

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

  • 14
    Palais de Tokyo

    9 votes

    Museum / Gallery

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

  • 15
    Montparnasse Tower - Observation Deck

    28 votes

    Sight

    Great observation deck on this 210m tall skyscraper.

  • 16
    Quartier Pigalle

    22 votes

    Sight

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

  • 17
    Palais-Royal

    22 votes

    Sight

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

  • 18
    Rue Mouffetard

    21 votes

    Sight

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

  • 19
    Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

    13 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Opened in 1986 and continuously upgraded, substantially damaged by a 2015 structural fire. This a...

  • 20
    Palais du Luxembourg

    21 votes

    Sight

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

  • 21
    Parc des expositions de la porte de Versailles

    4 votes

    Sight

    A gigantic marketplace worth exploring. There are a total of 6500 car parking spaces at the exhibi...

  • 22
    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 ...

  • 23
    La maison de Victor Hugo

    5 votes

    Sight

    Maison de Victor Hugo is a writer's house museum located where Victor Hugo lived for 16 years bet...

  • 25
    Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle

    10 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The French National Museum of Natural History, known in French as the Muséum national d'histoire ...

  • 27
    Grande Arche

    15 votes

    Sight

    A twentieth century rendition of the Arc de Triomphe.

  • 28
    Jardin des Tuileries

    30 votes

    Park / Zoo

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

  • 29
    Hôtel de Ville de Paris

    22 votes

    Sight

    Many feel that this, Paris' town hall, is one of the loveliest buildings in the city. You might n...

  • 30
    Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

    12 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    new Museum by Jean Nouvel with extensive primitive art collection!

  • 31
    Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson

    2 votes

    Museum / Gallery

  • 32
    Musée Grévin

    7 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée Grévin is a waxwork museum with some 500 characters arranged in scenes from the history...

  • 33
    Musée de Notre Dame de Paris

    4 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée de Notre Dame de Paris was a small museum dedicated to the cathedral of Notre Dame de P...

  • 34
    Musée des monuments français

    2 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée national des Monuments Français is today a museum of plaster casts of French monuments ...

  • 35
    Grand Palais

    15 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Built in 1900 for the universal exposition, the Grand Palais was an engineering feat and a milest...

  • 36
    Musée d'Art Moderne

    5 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The east wing of the Palais de Tokyo holds the modern art collection of the city of Paris, dating...

  • 37
    Soc Des Amis Institut Du Monde Arabe

    13 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The building has a freely accessible rooftop which allows for a beautiful bird's-eye view of the ...

  • 38
    Musée Carnavalet

    10 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Contained within two historic houses (''hotels''), the museum explores the history of Paris throu...

  • 39
    Musée Guimet

    2 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Guimet Museum (French: Musée national des arts asiatiques [MNAAG] or Musée Guimet) is an art ...

  • 40
    Musée Marmottan Monet

    5 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Monet's best works are in this charming museum, which contains the largest Monet collection in th...

  • 41
    Musée de l’Orangerie

    11 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Recently reopened after extensive renovations, this small museum near the Louvre houses the ''Jea...

  • 42
    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 ...

  • 43
    Pavillon de la Reine

    3 votes

    Sight

  • 44
    Chapelle expiatoire

    3 votes

    Sight

    The Chapelle expiatoire ("Expiatory Chapel") is a chapel located in the 8th arrondissement of Par...

  • 45
    Cimetière du Montparnasse

    7 votes

    Sight

    The burial place of existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, feminist Simone de Beauvoir (bot...

  • 46
    Place Vendôme

    15 votes

    Sight

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

  • 48
    Parc de la Villette

    5 votes

    Park / Zoo

    The Parc de la Villette is the third-largest park in Paris, 55.5 hectares (137 acres) in area, l...

  • 50
    Musee de la Poupee

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée de la Poupée was a private doll museum located in the 3rd arrondissement at Impasse Ber...

  • 51
    Musée des Arts Décoratifs

    8 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée de la mode et du textile (Museum of Fashion and Textiles) was a museum located in the L...

  • 52
    Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine (Architecture and Heritage City) is a museum of archi...

  • 53
    Maison Européenne De La Photographie

    2 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Maison Européenne de la Photographie (or MEP), located in the historic heart of Paris, is a m...

  • 54
    Archeological crypt of the île de la Cité

    3 votes

    Museum / Gallery

  • 55
    Musée de la Magie

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée de la Magie, also known as the Musée de la Curiosité et de la Magie and the Académie de...

  • 56
    Fondation Le Corbusier

    3 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Fondation Le Corbusier is a private foundation and archive honoring the work of architect Le Corb...

  • 58
    Palais de la Découverte

    3 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    Located in a magnificent the western wing of the Grand Palais, this museum forms a part of scienc...

  • 59
    Palais Galliera

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Palais Galliera, also formally known as the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris (City of Pa...

  • 60
    Musée des Arts et Métiers

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    An industrial design museum in Paris that houses the collection of the Conservatoire National des...

  • 61
    Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra National de Paris

    6 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Bibliothèque-Musée de l'Opéra National de Paris is a library and museum of the Paris Opera an...

  • 62
    Musée de la Franc-Maçonnerie

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée de la Franc-Maçonnerie (French Museum of Freemasonry) is a museum of Freemasonry locate...

  • 63
    La Halle Saint-Pierre

    1 votes

    Museum / Gallery

    The Musée d'Art Naïf – Max Fourny (Museum of Naïve Art–Max Fourny), also known as the Musée d'Art...

  • 64
    Basilique Cathédrale de Saint-Denis

    3 votes

    Sight

  • 65
    Statue of Liberty

    21 votes

    Sight

  • 66
    Cité de la Musique

    2 votes

    Café

  • 67
    L'Observatoire

    1 votes

    Sight

  • 68
    Grande Mosquée de Paris

    7 votes

    Sight

    Established in 1926, it was meant to show appreciation for Muslim help in fighting the Germans. T...

  • 69
    Marly horses

    2 votes

    Sight

    The Marly Horses are two 1743–1745 Carrara marble sculpted groups by Guillaume Coustou, showing t...

  • 70
    Jeu de Paume

    2 votes

    Sight

    Built during the First Empire, in imitation of the ''Orangerie'', this small building is used by ...

  • 71
    Palais de l'Elysée

    6 votes

    Sight

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

  • 72
    Passage Jouffroy

    3 votes

    Sight

    The Passage des Panoramas is the oldest of the covered passages of Paris, France located in the 2...

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