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Best Things to Do in Paris by Arrondissement

Prachi Dharap Jul 26, 2019
Paris is designed like a snail's shell. Its 20 districts or 'The Arrondissements' spiral out clock-wise from city's center point. Every arrondissement has plenty to see and do.

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1st Arrondissement

The Louvre is the largest art museum in the world. It is also the home to the iconic Mona Lisa.

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Tuileries Garden is an enchanting public garden with an overwhelming history.

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Place Vendôme is an unmissable highlight of Paris. The square is known to have the best jewellers.

5th Arrondissement

The Panthéon church and the crypt has a fascinating history.

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Jardin des Plantes botanical garden, is a 400 year old 'Garden of Science'.

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6th Arrondissement

Church of Saint-Sulpice is a muted baroque style church which featured in Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code.

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Luxembourg Gardens are charming and peaceful. The Luxembourg Palace is owned by the French Senate, currently.

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7th Arrondissement

Eiffel Tower is the most noted Parisian landmark. It was constructed to commemorate the centennial of the French Revolution.
Rodin Museum houses a number of masterpieces like 'The Thinker' by the French sculptor Auguste Rodin.

8th Arrondissement

Arc de Triomphe was commissioned by Napoleon in 1806, to mark the Austerlitz victory.
Champs-Élysées is a lovely avenue and a versatile street for shopping or cultural activities.

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9th Arrondissement

Opera Garnier is a 1,979 seat historical opera house.

10th Arrondissement

Canal Saint-Martin is one of the most peaceful and picturesque spots in Paris.

14th Arrondissement

Montparnasse Cemetery is a landscaped funeral park, which houses graves of many famous writers and philosophers.
Paris Catacombs hold skeletal remains of over 6 million Parisians.

18th Arrondissement

Sacre Coeur Basilica atop Montmartre hill, offers captivating views of Paris.
Moulin Rouge is one of the most prestigious cabarets in the world.

19th Arrondissement

Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is a very popular park because of its unusual area. The park includes a waterfall, a cliff, and a few small ponds.