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1. Eiffel Tower

Eiffel Tower
Must Visit 4.5 /5

4 km
from city center
1 out of 58
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Stretched high in the skies of Paris, the iconic Eiffel Tower is probably the most well-known symbol of the country, France. It is located on the Champ de Mars space and hosts the visitors on its three levels. At evening show it sparkles in its beautiful lights for about 5 minutes every hour.

2. The Louvre

The Louvre
Must Visit 4.3 /5

1 km
from city center
2 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Elegant and lavish in style, the French museum of Louvre is a landmark monument in the city Paris which stands tall with the tag of world’s largest museum. It is housed in the Louvre Palace on the banks of the Seine and hosts impressive art collections including the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci.

3. Notre Dame

Notre Dame
Temporarily Closed 4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 58
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The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is a classic symbol of French Gothic architecture with a history spanning across centuries. Located on the Île de la Cité Island, this cathedral is amongst the most famous ones over the world and boasts of a grand interior with stained rose windows, relics, bells and organs.

4. Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe

5 km
from city center
4 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Arc de Triomphe is the most monumental of all the triumphal arches in Paris, France. It stands at the center of Place Charles de Gaulle, and offers them with a plethora of eye-capturing views, especially after 6 PM. The Neoclassical architectural style of this arch holds within itself a tradition of sculpture.

5. Check-out Shops at Champs Elysees

Check-out Shops at Champs Elysees
Instagram Worthy 3.7 /5

4 km
from city center
5 out of 58
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Champs Elysees is Paris's iconic 2 km promenade stretches from the Place de la Concorde to the Place Charles de Gaulle. There exists a plethora of restaurants, boutiques, flagship stores in the likes of Hard Rock Cafe, Louis Vuitton, Mont-Blanc, Ferrari, Abercrombie and Sephora.

6. Sacre-Coeur

Sacre-Coeur

3 km
from city center
6 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Sacre-Coeur is a Roman Catholic church and a basilica, situated on the Montmartre hill in Paris, France. It is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which represents the love of Jesus Christ. The basilica is the second highest point of the city, next to the Eiffel Tower.

7. Unwind at Jardin des Tuileries

Unwind at Jardin des Tuileries
Great For Family Outing

2 km
from city center
7 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Jardin des Tuileries is a public garden, located between the Place de la Concorde and the Louvre Museum in Paris. It is a public park, where people come to relax, stroll and chat with friends, and enjoy a peaceful evening. Taking a stroll at the Tuileries Gardens is a paradise-like experience.

8. Book a Cruise on Seine River

Book a Cruise on Seine River
Great For Couples 3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
8 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

A cruise on the Seine right through the heart of Paris. Departing from the foot of the Eiffel Tower, this hour long cruise takes you through the historic centre of Paris. This tour gives one an outside glimpse of all the famous Parisian monuments. Audio guides are available in different languages.

9. Roam Around Montmartre

Roam Around Montmartre

3 km
from city center
9 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Montmartre, a high-raised village suburb, gives way to some of the most picturesque scenes in Paris. Some of the must visit attractions in Montmartre are Sacre Coeur, Church of St. Pierre, Sinking House of Montmartre, Moulin Rogue, Place du Tertre, Le Mur des Je t’aime and many others.

10. Palais Garnier

Palais Garnier
3.3 /5

2 km
from city center
10 out of 58
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Symbolic of grand Parisian architecture and the opera culture of the country, Palais Garnier on Champs-Elysees in Paris is a 19th-century opera house with breathtaking interiors and exteriors. Palais Garnier mostly hosts ballets in its auditorium and is home to the Paris Opera Library Museum.

11. Catch a Cabaret at Moulin Rouge

Catch a Cabaret at Moulin Rouge

3 km
from city center
11 out of 58
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Moulin Rouge, the most famous cabaret in the world, has emerged as the most entertaining source of musical dance entertainment for tourists and visitors visiting Paris from all around the world. Home to the Can-can dance, Moulin Rouge is a lively place which allows different kinds of people to mix.

12. Make a Trip to Disneyland

Make a Trip to Disneyland
Fun For Kids

32 km
from city center
12 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Disneyland Paris is one of the primary reasons why one visits Paris. Disneyland Paris is a combination of excitement and thrill due to a variety of domains of entertainment, ranging from exciting rides, shopping, dining and resorts, to a vast golf course. There are a plethora of attractions that are mainly preferred by younger children.

13. Pantheon

Pantheon
3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
13 out of 58
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A representation of neo classical architecture, the Pantheon is situated in the Latin Quarter. The crypt below is the final resting place of noted scientists, writers, philosophers and poets, including Alexander Dumas, Marie Curie, Victor Hugo.

14. Musee d' Orsay

Musee d' Orsay
3.8 /5

2 km
from city center
14 out of 58
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Located on the banks of the Seine in Paris, Musée d'Orsay is a renowned impressionist and post-impressionist collective art space which caters mainly to French Art. This museum includes sculptures, decorative arts and architectural structures in its collection.

15. Les Catacomb de Paris

Les Catacomb de Paris
3.5 /5

3 km
from city center
15 out of 58
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Les Catacomb de Paris is an underground space that holds some six million bones of the deceased after cemeteries in Paris became saturated. It is located near Place Denfert-Rochereau.

16. Musee De L Orangerie

Musee De L Orangerie

2 km
from city center
16 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

A specimen of Napoleon III architectural style, Musee de L’Orangerie is an art gallery with artworks from the impressionist and post-impressionist eras that greatly affected France. Its is located near Tuileries Garden .

17. Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Saint-Germain-des-Pres

1 km
from city center
17 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Saint-Germain-des-Pres is a quarter located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France. It is bordered by the River Seine on the north, which testifies for its beautiful views. The quarter is known for its variety of street shops, bookstores, famous cafes and publishing houses.

18. Saint Chapelle

Saint Chapelle
3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
18 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Sainte-Chapelle is a royal chapel which lies within the Palais de la Cite, in Paris, France. It houses one of the most sizeable 13th-Century stained glass collections of the world. The primary highlights of this chapel are its stained glass collection, its classical opera and concert.

19. Musee Rodin

Musee Rodin
3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
19 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Musée Rodin in Paris, France is a museum dedicated to famed French sculptor, Auguste Rodin. His artworks – sculptures and drawings form the collection in the museum here along with some of Rodin’s masterpieces like The Thinker, The Gates of Hell, Balzac and The Kiss.

20. Picnic at Jardin du Luxembourg

Picnic at Jardin du Luxembourg
Great For Family Outing 3.6 /5

2 km
from city center
20 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Situated near the Latin Quarters, the Luxembourg Gardens is the second largest public park in Paris. The garden of the French Senate is inspired by the Boboli Gardens in Florence. Set amidst lush greenery, this place is perfect to savour the cosmopolitan atmosphere while you watch the locals.

21. Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde

2 km
from city center
21 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Place de la Concorde is the largest public square in the French capital and one of the major squares in Paris, France. Located at the eastern end of the Champs-Elysees, the square is octagonal and is bordered by gardens, hotels, and emblematic statues on each angle.

22. Palais du Luxembourg

Palais du Luxembourg

1 km
from city center
22 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Palais du Luxembourg, currently, serves as a popular tourist attraction as well as the seat of the Senate of the Fifth Republic. The Luxembourg Garden sits on the south side of the palace and showcases lush green lawns complemented with orchards of pear and apple trees.

23. Foundation Louis Vuitton

Foundation Louis Vuitton
3.8 /5

7 km
from city center
23 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Louis Vuitton Foundation is an art and cultural museum funded by the LVMH group. The Fondation towers over Bois de Boulogne and is like a magnificent ship with billowing sails. Frank Gehry, the designer has revolutionanised the use of glass, by embellishing the panes with dyed filters that create fields of vibrant hues.

24. Le Marais

Le Marais
3.4 /5

1 km
from city center
24 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Located on the right bank of the Seine, Le Marais is a historic district in Paris that has now become a hotspot for LGBTQ, Jewish and Chinese cultures. This neighbourhood offers a fantastic shopping as well as dining experience with its array of boutiques, flagship stores and high end as well as street-side restaurants.

25. Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise

Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise
3.4 /5

3 km
from city center
25 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The largest cemetery in Paris is an extremely peaceful walk as you pay homage to some of the renowned names in history. Regarded as the most prestigious cemetery, this place is a mix of an English park and shrine. On display are multiple styles of funeral art - gothic graves, mausoleums, Haussmanian burial chambers.

26. Centre Pompidou

Centre Pompidou
3.3 /5

0 km
from city center
26 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The hub of art and culture in the city of Paris, Centre Pompidou is a multicultural complex with a museum, library and art galleries, hosting exhibitions and performances along with guided tours and events. It is devoted to the modern and contemporary art styles and houses the most extensive contemporary art collection in the world.

27. Enjoy a Cabaret

Enjoy a Cabaret
Great For Couples 3.1 /5

4 km
from city center
27 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Paradis Latin was transformed into the most famous cabaret location in Paris, by Gustave Eiffel. Situated a short walk away from the Notre Dame, this Cabaret is probably the oldest in the world. A vivacious mix of dance, music, acrobatics and magic, the show is imbued with French joie de vivre (joy of living).

28. Hotel Des Invalides

Hotel Des Invalides
3.0 /5

3 km
from city center
28 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Hotel Des Invalides is one of the most popular complexes in Paris with military museums and monuments. The highlight of the building is the 107 meters dome where Napoleon I was buried. It is situated in the 7th arrondissement of the city.

29. Musee Picasso

Musee Picasso

1 km
from city center
29 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Musee Picasso is an art museum located in the Hotel Sale, in the Marais district of Paris. It is entirely dedicated to the works of the legendary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. Among these artworks are the Celestina, Girl Before a Mirror and The death of Casagemas which are deemed to be some of the most famous works by Picasso.

30. Pont Neuf

Pont Neuf

1 km
from city center
30 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Pont Neuf is the oldest standing bridge in Paris, France, which is located by the western point of the Île de la Cité. The Pont Neuf is a busy bridge and a popular tourist attraction. The attractions near the bridge include a beautiful park called the Square du Vert-Galant, a lively public square Place Dauphine, Louvre Museum and La Villete.

31. Pont Alexandre III

Pont Alexandre III
Great For Couples

3 km
from city center
31 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

In a city with around 37 bridges spanning over the tranquil Seine, Pont Alexandre III stands seamlessly amidst the Paris skyline - joining Invalides, on the left bank with the Grand Palais on the right bank. Apart from serving as a link to some significant marvels of Paris, Pont Alexandre III also carries with it a rich historical import.

32. Ile de la Cite

Ile de la Cite

0 km
from city center
32 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

A ship-shaped island, Ile de la Cite is not only just the geographical or historical centre of the city but is also central to Paris’ tourism and culture. It is home the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sainte Chappelle, the Palais de Justice (formerly known as the Palace de la Cite), La Conciergerie, Pont Neuf and Place Dauphine amongst others.

33. Musee Jacquemart-Andre

Musee Jacquemart-Andre

4 km
from city center
33 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

A private museum built in the 19th century, Musee Jacquemart-Andre holds a delightful collection of artworks amassed by the couple - Edouard Andre and Nelie Jacquemart. After Andre’s death, Jacquemart prepared their house, built by Henri Parent from 1869-1975, to be entrusted to the Institut de France as a museum.

34. Visit Bookstore at Latin Quarter

Visit Bookstore at Latin Quarter

1 km
from city center
34 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The progressive, free-spirited and artistic quarter of Paris, Quartier Latin, has been central to student life in Paris. It consists of educational institutions, research centres and other aids to student life such as bistros and cafes. This bohemian neighbourhood has evolved into a tourist attraction with its old charm and scholarly vibe.

35. Le Manoir De Paris

Le Manoir De Paris

2 km
from city center
35 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

An exemplary destination for all horror fans, Le Manoir de Paris, is a haunted show fashioned after 17 Parisian legends from the 18th-20th centuries. It brings to life these horrific myths and aims for visitors to have a thrilling, spooky and above all, an interactive experience.

36. Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

5 km
from city center
36 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Palace of Versailles is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a must-see French landmark today. It is situated in the city of Versailles, just 40 minutes away from Paris. It is now a museum that is a masterpiece of French art and design.

37. Stroll through Parisian Markets

Stroll through Parisian Markets
Popular among Locals

0 km
from city center
37 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

To experience the Parisian feel and live Paris like a local, the best way for that is to explore the local Parisian Markets. There are some popular markets, from the Marché Maubert near Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris to the Marché d’Aligre.

38. Place des Vosges

Place des Vosges

1 km
from city center
38 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Nestled on a hill, around 300 meters from the Sacre Coeur Basilica, is The Place des Vosges. It is the longest-standing square in the heart of the spectacular Marais District in Paris. This is also one of the most beautiful squares in Paris.

39. Place du Tertre

Place du Tertre

3 km
from city center
39 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Place du Tertre is one of the renowned squares in the heart of the Montmartre neighborhood. It is popular for its painters, cafés, and atmosphere. Place du Tertre is a hangout spot for buskers & artists that paint portraits for visitors.

40. Giverny

Giverny
Instagram Worthy

0 km
from city center
40 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The beautiful town of Giverny is located nearly 70 km to the Northwest of Paris. Art lovers visit this town to appreciate the gardens illustrated in the paintings of Impressionist artist Claude Monet. It is one of the most beautiful villages in France.

41. Petit Palais

Petit Palais

455 km
from city center
41 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Petit Palais is a lavishly decorated building with diverse fine arts collections. It has a splendid courtyard and garden and looks similar to the Grand Palais, which is set just across the street. It is situated between Champs-Elysées and Les Invalides.

42. Alma Bridge

Alma Bridge

4 km
from city center
42 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Alma Bridge is a slender road bridge across the River Seine. It is also the site of the car accident that led to the tragic death of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. You can enjoy the picturesque view of the Eiffel Tower from Pont de l'Alma, too!

43. Place Vendôme

Place Vendôme
Popular among Locals

2 km
from city center
43 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Place Vendômeis one of the most famous and charming neoclassical squares in Paris. This square is situated to the east of the Église de la Madeleine and north of the Tuileries Gardens in the 1st arrondissement of the city.

44. Champ de Mars

Champ de Mars
Pet Friendly

4 km
from city center
44 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Parc du Champ de Mars is a spacious landscaped public park in the city. It is nestled in the seventh arrondissement, between the École Militaire to the southeast and the Eiffel Tower to the northwest. Champ de Mars is an amazing spot for families.

45. Bastille

Bastille

1 km
from city center
45 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Place de la Bastille is a square in the beautiful city of Paris. It is the place where the Bastille prison stood previously. The square host's concerts and other public events. The Place de la Bastilles sprawls the 4th, 11th, & 12th arrondissements of Paris.

46. Ile Saint - Louis

Ile Saint - Louis

1 km
from city center
46 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Snuggled in the heart of Paris, the small Île Saint-Louis island is among Paris's most peaceful and beautiful neighbourhoods. It lies adjacent to Île de la Cité, within the Fourth Arrondissement of the city. Notre Dame is the most recognizable attraction here.

47. Wall of Love

Wall of Love
Great For Couples

31 km
from city center
47 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Wall of Love is a well-known meeting place within a park that displays the phrase 'I Love You' in multiple languages. The wall is situated in the Jehan Rictus garden square in Montmartre, Paris. It contains declarations of love in 250 languages.

48. Palais de Chaillot

Palais de Chaillot

4 km
from city center
48 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Set in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, The Palais de Chaillot lies between the Place du Trocadéro and the Trocadero Gardens. The Palais de Chaillot sits atop Chaillot hill and faces the Eiffel Tower on the banks of the river Seine.

49. Galerie Vivienne

Galerie Vivienne
Great For Family Outing

1 km
from city center
49 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Galerie Vivienne is a popular covered shopping street in Paris, France, located in the 2nd arrondissement. It is conveniently located between Palais-Royal and La Bourse, behind the Bibliothèque Richelieu, and is a must-see attraction for all Paris lovers.

50. Montparnasse

Montparnasse

2 km
from city center
50 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Montparnasse is a neighborhood in the south of Paris, on the left bank of the river Seine. Flaunting cultural sights, street foods, and greenspaces, Montparnasse embraces some notable landmarks, including the Skyscraper Tour Montparnasse.

51. Madeleine Church, Paris

Madeleine Church, Paris

2 km
from city center
51 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

The Church of St Marie Madeleine is a Catholic parish church located on Place de la Madeleine in the 8th arrondissement of the city. The church has an extraordinary neoclassical façade, which is identical to a classic Greek temple.

52. Quai Branly Museum

Quai Branly Museum

2 km
from city center
52 out of 58
Things To Do in Paris

Quai Branly Museum embraces a considerable collection of relics of indigenous art. The permanent collection onsite and the temporary exhibits here are a tribute to the wealth of traditional arts. The exhibitions and the Museum complex both are striking alike.

FAQs on Paris

What are the top hotels in Paris?

There are 6178 Hotels in Paris which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Paris are Prestigious Appartement Trocadero, La Chambre Parisienne - B&B, Eiffel Tower Apartment, Tour Eifel - Quai André Citroën ID 273, Two-Bedroom Apartment Champs-Elysées, Apartment Quai Blanqui. You can see all the hotels in Paris here

What are the top activities in Paris?

The top activities in Paris are Disneyland Paris Ticket, Paris Museum Pass, Paris Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Tours (Open-Top), Seine River 1 Hour Sightseeing Cruise Direct Entry Ticket, Seine River Sightseeing Cruise with Optional Champagne or Snacks by Vedettes de Paris, Eiffel Tower Skip-the-Line Ticket.

What are the top sightseeing places in Paris?

The top sightseeing places in Paris are Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Notre Dame, Arc de Triomphe, Sacre-Coeur, Montmartre.

How much does a package cost for Paris?

The packages for Paris start at INR 39193 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

How can I commute within Paris?

Paris has an extremely organised and well connected public transport system. You would rarely need to haul a taxi, since the transport facilities are constructed keeping in mind the various places of attractions and sights. This romantic city can also be well explored on foot, so set out and wander off wherever your two feet carry you.

1. Bikes: Paris is increasingly bike friendly, with cycling lanes. Velib bike share scheme provides innumerable bikes to Parisians and visitors from the stations situated all across the city. Hiring a bike entails purchasing a 1 - 7 day subscription by depositing EUR 150.

2. Boats: Batobus operates glassed-in trimarans from nine small piers along the Seine - Beaugrenelle, Eiffel Tower, Muse deOrsay, St-Germain des Pris, Notre Dame, Jardin des Plantes/City de la Mode et du Design, Hotel de Ville, Muse du Louvre and Champs-Elysses.

3. Buses: Operated by RATP, the Paris bus network is well connected with buses plying from 5:30 AM - 8: 30 PM. For night time travel, Noctilien buses are available which run from 12:30 AM to 5:30 AM and link the four main train stations.

4. Taxis: Taxis are available on prior ordering and run on metre with per kilometre charges/ baggage charges etc fixed. Most taxis will not take more than 3 passengers. Uber is also operational here.

5. Train: RATP operates Paris's underground network as well comprising two separate but linked system - Metro and RER Suburban Train Line. The RER is faster, though the stops are further apart. To reach certain attractions the RER tends to be more convenient. It is advisable to get hold of a metro map from the ticket counter. And always ask to get your zones and lines correct! Car/Scooter - Autolib provides an electric share car program similar to Velib. Cars can be hired for 30 minute intervals costing Eur EUR 9.
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