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Eiffel Tower

 (40 Ratings)

Yes, that iconic landmark!

The Eiffel Tower can be seen from many points throughout Paris, but there’s nothing quite like ascending to the top...

VII Arrondissement · 5 Avenue Anatole, Paris


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Centre Georges Pompidou

 (14 Ratings)

Love it or hate it

When this modern art museum opened in the 1970s, its hyper-industrial-on-acid exterior raised quite the stir in a...

Beaubourg · 79, rue Quincampoix (3rd arr.), Paris


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Musee d'Orsay

 (10 Ratings)

Paris' other top art palace

The d'Orsay's construction in a former train station makes it a unique landmark in addition to a shrine to...

VII Arrondissement · 62, rue de Lille (7th arr.), Paris


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Louvre

 (9 Ratings)

Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, oh my!

If you haven't heard of this art institution, you're potentially from another planet. And if you haven't...

Les Halles · 34-36 quai du Louvre (1st arr.), Paris


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Versailles

 (6 Ratings)

A royal chateau

20 kilometres southwest of Paris, but well worth the visit. The court of Versailles was the centre of political power...

Place d'Armes - 78000, Versailles, France


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Jardin du Luxembourg

 (7 Ratings)

Paris' most stunning park

Contains the impressive House of the Senate (formerly a queen’s palace), meticulously manicured gardens and topiary,...

VI Arrondissement · 26, rue de Vaugirard (6th arr.), Paris


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Arc de Triomphe

 (7 Ratings)

All of Paris from panoramic terrace

The pedestals here are decorated with four allegorical high reliefs by the sculptors Cortot, Etex, and Rude. Facing the...

Champs Elysées · Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris


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Sacre-Coeur Basilica

 (4 Ratings)

Romano-byzantine style

The founding architect is Paul Abadie, but six architects succeeded him before the building was completed in the...

Montmartre · 35 rue du Chevalier-de-la-Barre, Paris


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Musée d’Erotisme de Paris

 (4 Ratings)

Erotic art not for the faint of heart

Set in a former cabaret house, this museum dedicated to all things carnal is a naughty Paris delight. Erotic art and...

Montmartre · 72 bd. de Clichy (18th arr.), Paris


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Place de la Concorde

 (4 Ratings)

Haunting, spectacular sense of historic place

The Place de la Concorde, the largest space in Paris, is situated along the Seine and separates the Tuileries Gardens...

Champs Elysées · Champs-Elysees and Rue Royal, Paris


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