Paris's must-see monuments

Published by La Rédac · Photos by My de Sortiraparis · Published on January 23th, 2024 at 12:39 p.m.
Whether you're in Paris for a few days, a few weeks, or a lifetime, there are places you absolutely must see at least once. Discover or rediscover the capital's emblematic monuments.

It's not for nothing that, for several years now, Paris has been the most visited city in the world. With over 35 million visitors a year, the City of Light is the world's leading tourist destination. The French capital has a lot to offer...

Museums, restaurants, cabarets and theaters, strolls, shopping malls, monuments... There are a thousand things to see and do, and not enough in a lifetime to enjoy every event, every place. Then comes the time to choose: a difficult moment given the abundance of offerings and our insatiable curiosity. Fortunately, you can count on to advise you.

Whether you're a first-time visitor, a lifelong Parisian or a foreign tourist passing through: whatever your situation, there are a few things you need to do during your stay in Paris. These are places that tell the story of the capital, and showcase the skills and talent of its artists.

As you can see, your Parisian experience begins with these unmissable monuments that adorn Paris and have made its reputation as a museum-city. Put on your sneakers and let's set off on a long cultural and historical stroll around Paris.

There are many exceptional sites to see in and around Paris: iconic museums, castles, architectural curiosities, heritage treasures... Discover all our walking tips .

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