Must-visit Tourist Attractions in Paris
It was built on the orders of Napoleon in early 1800s in the memory of the French soldiers as the names of the generals are engraved on the structure itself. Also, don't forget to visit Palais de l'Elysees, the Grand Palais, and the Petit Palais near the river Seine.
The main palace is surrounded by a gorgeous, spacious park that has fountains, lush gardens and amazing sculptures. Inside the chateau, you cannot miss seeing The Hall of Mirrors, Marble Staircase, Mars Drawing Room, Royal Opera House, Venus and Diana Drawing Rooms, and Chapel Royal. Also include in this tour, The Grand Trianon and Marie Antoinette's Estate.
The Eiffel Tower is perhaps one of the most recognized monuments across the globe. If you have never traveled to Paris before, then the Eiffel Tower must definitely be on your list.
If you have visited the monument during the day, what perfect way to see it again when it is all light up during the night. The Tower literally comes alive at night as everything except the monument becomes the focal point.
Although this place is more famous for it is home to the Sorbonne, a building in Latin Quarter; a historical home for the once University of Paris. You can also see the Musée National du Moyen Age, the Jardins and Palais du Luxembourg, Saint-Germain-des-Pres, and the Delacroix Museum.
Bishop Maurice de Sully were responsible for building this Cathedral and is now a magnificent addition to Paris attractions. The Cathedral is not only majestic from the outside, but the interiors are mind-boggling too.
The museum has many paintings (the Mona Lisa), sculptures (Venus de Milo and Winged Victory of Samothrace), drawings, and decorative arts of Rome, Greece, Egypt, and other Eastern countries. In this museum, you will see the New Louvre, the Old Louvre, and the Sully Wing as the various architectural styles.
Literally millions of people come to Paris just so they can catch a glimpse of The Louvre. It is said that in order to see everything inside this museum, you need more than a day or even a week. So make sure you time your trip properly and get ample of time to tour the museum.
Apart from the famous tourist stops given here, there are many more famous places to visit in Paris with children, family, and friends like Disneyland Paris, Aquaboulevard,, Montmartre, Seine River, La Basilique du Sacre-Coeur, Thoiry African Reserve, Tuileries Garden, and so much more.