List of Most Famous Monuments In Paris

May 5, 2015 by

Most of the famous monuments are located in the centre of the city, so walking tours are a great way to discover Paris. Here are some most famous monuments in paris:

Paris, the City of Light is the world’s most visited capital. I love the sensational architecture, stunning monuments, fabulous culture and endless restaurants and outdoor cafes.

The city of Paris is home to many important places, including around 300 museums. The buildings, with their amazing architecture, make it one of the most favored places to visit. The romantic spots in Paris are also one of the main attractions for tourists. The Place de la Contrescarpe, Place des Abbesses, and the cafe called Flore en L’Isle are just a few of them. Let us take a look at the monuments and other famous places of this city.

famous paris monuments

famous paris monuments

Top 7 Monuments Of Paris:

Eiffel Tower

Eiffel tower is the most famous world metallic tower, it was built for the Paris Exhibition in 1889, it was the world tallest building. Eiffel tower was built next to La seine, it is know as the landmark of Paris. Eiffel tower has 3 floors, there are 2 ways to get on the Eiffel tower- stairs and elevator. They will both give you a great experience of your short visit time in Paris.

Concorde Square

Concorde Square is a must-see destination for any Paris vacationer. It is one of the prime tourist location in the city and a starting point for many city attractions like the Arch of Triumph, Tuileries gardens, the Louvre and the famous Champs Elysees. Most luxurious hotels of the city are located within this square itself. Concorde Square can be easily reached by city Metro buses.

Notre-Dame de

A Paris visit is incomplete without checking famous monuments of the city. One popular monument that attracts millions of visitors every year is Notre-Dame de Paris. Its marvelous Gothic architecture is a perfect treat for your eyes. Hold your breath to see the cathedral stained glass, spire and high dramatic towers. Admission to Notre-Dame de Paris is free and wheelchair facility for the disabled is available to the cathedral.

Arc de Triomphe

Constructed over the commands of Napoleon Bonaparte, Arc de Triomphe is the greatest and biggest triumphal arch in the world. This huge triumphal completely overshadows its neighbouring attraction the Champs-Elysees Avenue. It took 15 years of man power to complete this astonishing monument. Its another best place after Eiffel Tower, to glimpse the panorama of beautiful Paris city. A quick visit of Arc de Triomphe can be completed within 2 hours so, you can check the Champs-Elysees in the remaining hours.

Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge is in the red light district close to Montmarte, it represents the red light culture in Paris. It has a show every night. It will be a new experience if you never know what is the red light culture, it is a different type of Art.

eiffel tower monument

eiffel tower monument

Grande Opera

Opera is locate in 8th arrondissment close to Lafayette, it was built in 19th century,it is known as the musical landmark of Paris, it is close to La Louvre and Notre- Dame. It is a very historical building with golden statue on top of Grand Opera. It is a good choice after shopping in Lafayette, have a drink in a cafe next to Opera, enjoy your short time in Paris.

The Sorbonne and the Latin Quarter

The Sorbonne University is the historic soul of the Latin Quarter, where higher learning has flourished for centuries. Founded in 1257 for a small group of theology students, the Sorbonne is one of Europe’s oldest universities. It has hosted countless great thinkers, including philosophers René Descartes, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Simone de Beauvoir. Enjoy a drink on the café terrace in front of the college before exploring the winding little streets of the Latin Quarter behind it.

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