Paris Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Paris - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Tour Jean Sans Peur

  • Building/Architectural Site

This fascinating little tower is the only remnant of a sprawling complex built on the edge of the original city walls in 1369. It is...

Tour Montparnasse

  • Building/Architectural Site

A 40-second elevator ride gets you to the top of one of continental Europe's tallest skyscrapers, where you can take in the stupendous...

Tour Saint-Jacques

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

For centuries, this 170-foot bell tower guided pilgrims to a starting point of the Chemin de Saint Jacques (the Way of Saint James).

Viaduc des Arts/Promenade Plantée

  • Garden/Arboretum

Once a train line from the Paris suburbs to Bastille, this redbrick viaduct is now the green heart of the unpretentious 12e arrondissement.

École Nationale des Beaux-Arts

  • Educational Institution

Occupying three large mansions near the Seine, the national fine arts school—today the breeding ground for painters, sculptors, and...

Église St-Germain-des-Prés

  • Building/Architectural Site

Paris's oldest church was built to shelter a simple shard of wood, said to be a relic of Jesus' cross brought back from Spain in AD 542.

Église St-Germain-l'Auxerrois

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Founded in 500 AD, this grand church across from the Louvre's eastern end is one of the city's oldest. It was destroyed during the Norman...

Église St-Merry

  • Arts/Performance Venue

This impressive Gothic church, in the shadow of the Centre Pompidou, was completed in 1550. Notable features include the turret (it contains...

Église St-Sulpice

  • Building/Architectural Site

Dubbed the Cathedral of the Rive Gauche, this enormous 17th-century Baroque church has entertained some unlikely christenings—among...

Église de la Madeleine

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

With its rows of uncompromising columns, this enormous neoclassical edifice in the center of Place de la Madeleine was consecrated as...

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