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 Member

Monument
5 avenue Anatole France - Champ de Mars, Paris, 75007
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A not-to-be-missed monument and symbol of the capital, the Eiffel Tower stands 324 m tall, and weighs 10,100 tons. Created in 2......

Arc de Triomphe Member

Monument
Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris, 75008
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Situated at the Place de l’Etoile, overlooking the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe is the biggest arch in the world. It was......

Tours de Notre-Dame de Paris Member

Monument
1 rue du cloître Notre-Dame, Paris, 75004
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At the top of 422 steps inside the towers of Notre-Dame cathedral, visitors are rewarded with one of the most stunning panoramic......

Conciergerie Member

Monument
2 boulevard du Palais, Paris, 75001
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This great vestige of the Capetian Palace is a remarkable testimony of the civil architecture of the 14th century with the Salle......

Sainte-Chapelle Member

Monument
8 boulevard du Palais, Paris, 75001
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Situated on the Ile de la Cité, a short walk from Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Sainte-Chapelle chapel is a jewel of Gothic art. It......

Panthéon Member

Monument
Place du Panthéon, Paris, 75005
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The Panthéon’s iconic silhouette and dome is perched at the top of the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève, the historic hill of the Latin......

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
8 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......