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The 10 Best Places to Visit In Paris - Find Art, Culture, & Entertainment Without Ever Leaving the City

By Edited May 5, 2014 0 0

Places to visit in Paris
When it comes to the 10 best places to visit in Paris, you are going to find a lovely plethora of art, culture, and entertainment that in order to take it all in, you would actually need months to properly soak it all up. That's what is great about Paris - filled with love, romance, and the hope of new beginnings, it will draw you back time and time again.

 

1. The Louvre

The Louvre - Areas to visit in Paris

 

You can lose yourself for literally weeks with a visit to the Louvre. View famous works, enjoy the modern pyramids, and gaze at some of humanities' finest artistic works ever created. The amount of worldwide culture you can absorb at the Louvre with just one visit makes it one of the 10 best places to visit in Paris.

 

2. The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower - Monuments to visit in Paris

 

Nothing embodies the hopes of a nation quite like the Eiffel Tower, and a visit to it will rub a little bit of that off on you. Towering over the Paris skyline, it is a remarkable feat of architectural achievement still to this day. Not bad for a monument that was almost torn down.

 

3. Notre Dame

Notre Dame - Places to go in Paris

 

A visit to Paris no matter what the length simply must include a visit to Notre Dame. Taking over 100 years to build, it is simply one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world, which is why it is one of the 10 best places to visit in Paris.

 

4. Arc de Triomphe

Arc de Triomphe - Landmarks to go in Paris

 

Built to symbolize strength, power, and might, the Arc de Triomphe may be one of Paris' most famous landmarks. Commemorating the triumphs of Napoleon in its motifs, it's ability to make yourself feel more powerful when you see it makes it one of the 10 best places to visit in Paris.

 

5. Musee d'Orsay

Musee d'Orsay - Areas to go in Paris

If you didn't get enough of what you were looking for at the Louvre, then take a quick walk over to the Musee d'Orsay and get lost in one of the greatest collections of post-impressionistic art. Even their impressionistic art isn't so bad.

 

6. Montmarte

Montmarte - Places to see in Paris

From the famous Moulin Rouge to the more famous Sacre Couer church, a visit to Montmarte will simply leave you breathless. That's probably why so many novels and paintings represent this beautiful area, and that's why it is one of the 10 best places to visit in Paris.

 

7. Pere LaChaise Cemetery

Pere LaChaise Cemetery - Areas to see in Paris

Even the greatest of men and women don't live forever, so they've got to be buried somewhere. Visit the gravesides of many of France's finest, from military conquests to those influential in the arts.

 

8. Parc Monceau

Parc Monceau - Landscapes to see in Paris

Get off the beaten path and go where many tourists never bother to travel - maybe because they simply don't know about it. Located in the 8th district, it is simply one of the most beautifully landscaped parks in the world. Enjoy a stroll with a loved one or simply sit and play some chess. Either way, you're going to find that you can relax here better than anywhere else in the city, and that's why it is one of the 10 best places to visit in Paris.

 

9. Les Petits Metrons

Les Petits Metrons - Places to travel in Paris

You can't get out of Paris without having a freshly made tart, and this is the place to get the best ones in the city. We dare you to eat just one.

 

10. Napoleon's Tomb

Napoleon's Tomb - Museums to travel in Paris

Quite possibly the most famous Frenchman to ever live, his marble-lined tomb lives up to his reputation. While there, take a walk through other military inspired museums and monuments.

 

Keeping the 10 best places to visit in Paris in mind when you plan your visit will let you enjoy this great city to it's fullest - so what are you waiting for?

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