Musée d’Orsay

The Musée d’Orsay resides within a renovated old railway station. This was the Gare d’Orsay. It sits on the Seine across from the Louvre. This is another art…

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Palais du Louvre

This enormous palace is the world’s largest museum. The Palais du Louvre is a former royal residence. Located in the 1st arrondissement, it is a magnet to…

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Jardin Des Tuileries

In the 1st arrondissement is the pretty stretch of formal French Gardens called the Jardin Des Tuileries. This is a stereotypical example of French landscaping…

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Hôtel des Invalides

In the Plaza des Invalides is the remarkable Hôtel des Invalides. This structure was originally a rest home for wounded soldiers from the many wars of the…

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Champs-Élysées

This is the most famous street in the city of Paris. Its tree-lined sidewalks sweep from the Place de la Concorde to the Arc de Triomphe. The concept dates…

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Centre Georges Pompidou

Sitting in the Place Georges-Pompidou is the Centre Georges Pompidou. In 1977, it was the “most avant-garde” structure on the planet. It is still an interesting…

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Notre-Dame, Paris

If the Tour Eiffel is the symbol of Paris, the Cathédrale de Notre-Dame de Paris is its heart. Sitting on the banks of the Seine, this marvelous architectural…

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Basilique de Sacré-Cœur

The Basilique de Sacré-Cœur is located in the 18th arrondissement. Built from 1873, this religious structure sits high atop the butte Montmartre. The architect…

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Arc de Triomphe

Located in the 16th arrondissement is the Arc de Triomphe. It stands firmly stretching across the wide boulevard at the western end of the Champs-Élysées…

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The Eiffel Tower

The Tour Eiffel is truly a symbol of Paris. It is the most recognizable feature of the city and, in fact, the world. It stands alongside such standing…

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