paris
Country : France
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : French
Population
City: 2 240 681 (2012)
Metro: 11 800 687 (2012)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Paris
closeParis, the world's most popular city destination, has plenty of must-see places but make sure you spend at least a day strolling off the beaten path, as this is the only way to discover the real Paris: a lively cosmopolitan but undeniably French city.
The center of Paris is divided in 20 arrondissements with the majority of the world known attractions (Eiffel Tower, Champs-Elysées, Louvre, Panthéon, Notre-Dame,...) situated in the first 8 arrondissements.
Random Paris Highlights
Louvre, Paris
One of the not-to-miss sights in Paris is the Louvre Museum, possibly the most famous museum in the world with a fabulous collection. It is housed in the Louvre Palace, once the residence of France's royal family.
Jardin des Tuileries, Paris
The Jardin des Tuileries is a popular park in French formal style situated between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde The garden features numerous sculptures as well as a couple of museums.
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
The Notre Dame de Paris is one of the first Gothic cathedrals ever built. Construction started in 1163 and lasted for almost two decades. From the lookout at the north tower you have a great view over the city.
Dôme des Invalides, Paris
Built as King Louis XIV's private chapel, this magnificent building now houses the tombs of several prominent French historic figures, most notably that of Emperor Napoleon I.

Random Paris Tours & Activities
Paris City Tour with Seine River Cruise and Eiffel Tower Lunch, Paris
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 5 - 5.5 hrs
From USD
$121.94
Paris Half-Day City Tour with a Private Driver, Paris
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours or 4 hours
From USD
$368.72



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