Famous monuments or monuments to discover

Paris would not be Paris without its celebrated monuments: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de triomphe...

Paris would not be Paris without its celebrated monuments: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de triomphe, Notre-Dame and the Sacré-Cœur. All these monuments recount the history of a 2,000-year-old capital. And every evening, a special kind of magic takes hold of the city when these majestic architectural sites are illuminated.

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La tour Eiffel

Monument
5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars, Paris, 75007
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A symbol of Paris and more generally of France, the Eiffel Tower was built by Gustave Eiffel for the 1889 World’s Fair. It is one......

Arc de Triomphe

Monument
Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris, 75008
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A unique view of the Champs-Élysées, the world’s most beautiful avenue. The Arc de triomphe was begun in 1806, on the orders of......

Tours de Notre-Dame de Paris

Monument
1 rue du cloître Notre-Dame, Paris, 75004

After climbing the 422 steps of the towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral, visitors are rewarded with one of the most stunning panoramic......

Conciergerie

Monument
2 boulevard du Palais, Paris, 75001
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Explore the exceptional Gothic rooms of this medieval Royal palace, later a Revolutionary court and the prison of......

Sainte-Chapelle

Monument
8 boulevard du Palais, Paris, 75001
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Let yourself be dazzled by the 1,113 stained glass windows in this gem of Rayonnant Gothic architecture. The Sainte-Chapelle is......

Panthéon

Monument
Place du Panthéon, Paris, 75005

The temple of the French nation. With the Pantheon, architect Jacques-Germain Soufflot met Louis XV’s wish to glorify the......

Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre

Place of worship
Parvis du Sacré-Coeur - 35 rue du Chevalier de la Barre, Paris, 75018

The Sacré-Coeur, consecrated in 1919, is one of the most iconic monuments in Paris. At the top of the Butte Montmarte, it has one......

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris et son trésor

Place of worship
6 parvis Notre-Dame - Place Jean-Paul II, Paris, 75004

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, is the most visited monument in France. It was built......

Cimetière du Père Lachaise

Park, garden, promenade
Face au 21 boulevard de Ménilmontant, Paris, 75020

The Père Lachaise cemetery takes its name from King Louis XIV's confessor, Father François d'Aix de La Chaise. It is the most......

Paris Montparnasse - Top of the City

Monument
Rue de l'Arrivée, Paris, 75015
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Europe’s fastest lift takes you to a height of 196 m in 38 seconds. Finest view of Paris in a new fun, modern and very......