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Paris, the city of romance, is the most visited place in the world. Toured by more than 20 million people, this French capital is home to some of the most iconic structures like the Eiffel Tower, museums like the Louvre, several happening boulevards, and several artistic treasures. People from all over the world visit Paris to feel the magical and amazing vibe that it oozes out and the lovable culture here can win you over with just one trip.It is popularly also called the “Fashion Capital of the World” and it hosts various fashion events throughout the year. The city remains at the forefront of international trends and many established boutiques and shops are a quintessential part of any visit.

Also, the city houses some of the many world-famous Michelin Star restaurants as well as some cozy bistros. So for the foodie in you, you will not be disappointed in Paris. Along with this, there are several boulangeries (bakeries), patisseries, and cheese shops that will make you just stay and keep tasting the delicious food items.The city is also home to various adventurous activities like Quad-bike trek, Bubble football, Indoor-freefall simulator, Hoverboard ride and Skydiving. Hosting the world’s biggest cycle event, Tour de France, the city attracts many adventure enthusiasts and cycling lovers.

Each and every season in Paris brings in an environment of joy here. The year starts with winter and lasts till February. Next followed by Spring, it lasts till May, June welcomes Summer season in Paris and lasts till August. Autumn starts in September and lasts until December.The average temperature of the city ranges from 8-degree Celsius to 25-degree Celsius. 
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Attractions

Eiffel Tower
The iconic Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous attractions in the world. It is listed as one of the Wonders of the Modern World and has over 7million visitors each year. It was built as a temporary exhibit to commemorate the centenary celebration of the French Revolution but it was never removed. The Tower has three levels, two restaurants, a champagne bar, two observation decks, a garden and the enchanting Esplanade for guests to explore. 
Louvre Museum
Standing in its grandeur and baroque style construction on the banks of the Seine river in Paris, the Louvre Museum, also called The Great Louvre, is the most-visited museum in the world. Loaded with as many as 35,000 works consisting of numerous artefacts and paintings, the museum displays its majestic collection from ancient civilization to the mid 19th century. 
Arc De Triomphe
The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most celebrated arches in the history of France and it was erected in the honor of all those who fought for France. The names of generals and wars fought are engraved on the inside and top of the Arch. The top of the Arc de Triomphe offers a spectacular view of Paris and the 12 avenues that converge in the area around the Arch. The Memorial Flame burns in honor of the unknown soldier whose tomb lies underneath the Arch.
Palace Of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles is the former residence of the French monarchs and is famous for its architectural grandeur and its political significance in French history. King Louis XIII built a chateau in Versailles to serve as a hunting lodge in the early 1600s. Later King Louis XIV commissioned this extravagant Palace which took 40 years to complete. Today, this magnificent work is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is one of the most visited attractions in Paris
Disneyland
Disneyland Paris is a wonderful magical land where you get to experience fun, entertainment and adventure alongside famous Disney characters, Marvel superheroes and Star Wars legends. Disneyland Paris has two main theme parks - Disneyland Park Paris and Walt Disney Studios Park. Both of these theme parks have various types of rides and attractions that are sure to bring out the child in you.
Sainte Chapelle
Sainte Chapelle is a magnificent royal church built in Gothic style and was commissioned by King Louis IX in the 13th century. It was constructed so that Louis the IX could have a place for his collection of Passion relics which also includes the Crown of Thorns. The Chapelle is divided into two sections - The Upper and The Lower Chapel. It is most famous for its extensive collection of stained glass windows, from the 13th century, in the world.

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Which are the best places to visit in Paris?

One of the highly visited cities in the world, Paris is a tourist paradise. There are many places of cultural, historical and modern significance in the city. Here are some of the major tourist attractions in Paris

1. Eiffel Tower: One of the world’s most popular tourist places, the Eiffel Tower is located in the heart of Paris. Since its inception, the tower has been visited by over 250 million tourists from all around the world. The Tower is an architectural marvel which is over 324 meters. Popularly also known as “The Iron Lady”, the Eiffel Tower has become one of the modern wonders of the world. 

Location: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
Timings: 9 AM to 12.45 AM
Price: 
 Without the Elevator: Adults (25+)  7 Euros
          Kids & Teenagers (12-24) 5 Euros
          Kids (4-11) 3 Euros

With the Elevator: Adults (25+) 11 Euros
      Kids & Teenagers (12-24) 8.50 Euros
      Kids (4-11) 4 Euros

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2. The Arc de TriompheBuilt over a period of 30 years in the mid-19th century, the Arc de Triomphe is a symbol of victory located in Place Charles de Gaulle in Paris. The monument which was built to honour Napoleon Bonaparte’s Army and their victory at Austerlitz attracts more than a million people from all around the world. With its historical and cultural importance, Arc de Triomphe is a prominent tourist attraction in Paris.

Location: Place Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France
Timings: 10 AM to 11 PM
Price: For citizens of the countries of the EU (European Union): No entry fee
           For citizens of other countries: Adults: 12 Euros
           Under 18: No entry fees

3. Notre Dame Cathedral: Notre Dame Cathedral is a historic Catholic cathedral in the heart of Paris city. It is over 800 years old and is considered one of the most beautiful churches in the world. The church is an example of the Gothic architecture of the medieval period.

Over the years, the Notre Dame Cathedral was reconstructed many times as it was partially damaged during the French Revolution. The church is considered holy among the Parisians as it was the funeral site of many French presidents and popular French citizens. 

Location: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Pl. Jean-Paul II, 75004 Paris, France
Timings: Monday to Friday: 8 AM to 6.45 PM
               Saturday to Sunday: 8 AM to 7.45 PM
Price: No entry fees. 
           Tower Entry Fees: 8.50 Euros
           Crypt Entry Fees: 6 Euros

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4.  Sacré-Cœur Church: Sacré-Cœur Church or commonly called The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris is a Roman Catholic church.  The church went through some serious reconstruction after World War I and many changes were made to the outer part of the church.

The church which looks like a castle is the second most popular tourist destination after the Eiffel Tower. Located on the hill of Montmartre, Sacré-Cœur Church is the highest church in Paris. From the foot of the church, one can get a 360-degree view of the city and various monuments.

Location: 35, Rue Du Chevalier, Sacré-Cœur, 75018 Paris, France
Timings: 8.30 AM to 8 PM (May to September)
                9 AM to 5 PM (October to April)
Price: Free visit to the basilica
           Dome visit charges: Adults: 6 Euros
           Child: 4 Euros

5. Montmartre Paris: Montmartre is a hilly suburb in the city which is home to beautiful churches like Sacré-Cœur Church and Saint Pierre de Montmartre. Montmartre is over 430 ft. in height and is one of the beautiful locations in the city.

The hill is often considered as the best place in Paris because of its beauty offering a 360-degree view of the city. The hill has many night clubs and is a very popular destination for nightlife in the city. Interestingly, many popular artists and painters in Paris had their house and studious in Montmartre. 

Location: Montmartre, Paris 75018
Timings: Any time of the day
Price: No fee for Montmartre as it is an open area. 

6. Musee d'Orsay

Musee d'Orsay is a museum and art-centre located near the river Seine. The museum is one of the most visited museums in Europe. It has paintings and art collections of artists like  Manet, Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Seurat, Renoir, Sisley, Gauguin, and Vincent Van Gogh. Musee d'Orsay has more than 2000 paintings and 600+ sculptors open to public viewing. 

Location: 1 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris, France
Timings: 9.30 AM to 6 PM (Closed on Tuesday and Wednesday)
Price: 14 Euros per person 
           11 people who are accompanied by an under 18 person.  
           Free entry for kids. 

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7. Champs Elysées: Avenue Champs Elysees is a grand avenue located between the popular tourist places of Arc de Triomphe, Place Charles de Gaulle and Place de la Concorde. Champs Elysées is a very popular street among tourists and the Parisians and is a shoppers paradise and a hub of many luxuries shopping centres. It hosts the annual Bastille Day Military Parade and is also the ending spot of the Tour de France cycle race.

Location: Champs Elysées, Paris, France
Timings: The place is open 24 hours but most of the shops in Champs Elysées are open from 10 AM to 8 PM. 
Price: No entry fees to visit Champs Elysées. 

8. Jardin d'Acclimatation: Originally a zoo, Jardin d'Acclimatation is an amusement park located in Bois de Boulogne. It is more than 150 years old and is home to many fun activities like archery, shooting, etc. Many places and activities in Jardin d'Acclimatation are specially made and designed for children like a narrow-gauge train, mini-golf course, pony ride, puppet theatre, etc. Other than these things, the park also has a science and art museum. 

Location: Bois de Boulogne, Route de la Porte Dauphine à la Porte des Sablons, 75116 Paris, France
Timings: 10 AM to 5.30 PM
Price: 60 Euros per person.
           30 Euros per person (limited rides)
           26 Euros per person (If in a group of more than 10 persons)

9. PanthéonPanthéon is a grand building which is located at the top of Sainte-Geneviève hill in Paris. The building is similar to that of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. More than 200 years old, the Panthéon is a neo-classical monument and is a popular place among International tourists. 

Location: Place du Panthéon, 75005 Paris, France
Timings: 10 AM to 6.30 PM
Price: Adults: 7-9 Euros
           Kids: Free entry
           3 Euros extra to access the upper part of the building. 

10. Luxembourg Gardens: Luxembourg Gardens or Jardin du Luxembourg is a 23-hectare garden which is over 400 years old. The gardens are heavily decorated with many statues and fountains. Tourists from around the world visit the place. 

Location: Luxembourg Gardens, Paris 75006
Timings: 7.30 AM to 8.15 AM and 4.30 PM to 9,30 PM
Price: No entry fee for the garden but the entry fee for the children playing area is 2.50 Euros per child and 1.50 Euros per adult. 

What are the best activities to do in Paris?

1. Enjoy relaxing boat ride at Bateaux Mouches

Take a cruise over the River Seine with Bateaux Mouches and wander on the azure water of the Seine and explore the city of lights in this wonderful cruise. Have the finest lunch on the cruise and at night, enjoy the dinner beneath the sky full of stars. This trip takes you through the popular monuments of Paris like the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Arc de Triomphe, Pantheon, Luxor Obelisk and many others. 

Location: Port de la Conférence, 75008 Paris, France
Timing: 10 AM to 10.30 PM
Price:
Special Dinner Packages from 79.00 Euros
Prestige dinner menu from 99.00 Euros
Excellence dinner menu 130.00 Euros
Dinner cruise menu + Crazy Horse  from 192.00 Euros
Special Proposal Cruise in  Paris - 325 Euros

2. Have fun at Luxembourg Gardens

Luxembourg Gardens is filled with statues and is heavily decorated with beautiful fountains and small playgrounds. Enjoy a lovely 1-day picnic and visit the art and science museum in the garden. With many children rides and gardens, one can enjoy a day at leisure at Luxembourg Gardens. 

Location: Luxembourg Gardens, Paris 75006
Timings: 7.30 AM to 8.15 AM and 4.30 PM to 9,30 PM
Price: No entry fee for the garden but the entry fee for the children playing area is 2.50 Euros per child and 1.50 Euros per adult. 

3. Cycle the city on a Vélib

Vélib is a public cycling system in the city of Paris. With more than 14000 bicycles and over 1200 cycling stations, Vélib is Europe’s largest public-cycling system. Vélib works on a pass basis which ranges from daily to monthly ones. Wander the beautiful streets of Paris in Vélib cycles and enjoy the view of the various monuments. Ride on the cycle in the narrow and awesome streets of Paris. 

Pricing system: 
1.30 Euros - 30 minutes
2.30 Euros - 30 minutes (electric bike)
31 Euros - Monthly
81 Euros - Monthly (electric bike)

4. Enjoy a movie at La Palace

The French movie industry produces some of the finest movies which are famous all around the globe. One can enjoy a great film at Paris’ La Palace. It is one of the finest theatres in France and is a popular spot for movie-bluffs. Due to its proximity to Montmartre, La Palace is often visited in large numbers by tourists as well as Parisians. 

Location: 8, Rue du Faubourg-Montmartre, Paris. 
Price:   12 Euros to 20 Euros

5. Shop at Rue Saint-Honoré

If you wish to shop for the best perfumes and clothing in Paris, Rue Saint- Honore is the destination you’re looking for. 

Here are some of the most popular shops on Rue Saint Honore:
Guerlain: 356 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris
Ex Nihilo, 352 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris
Miu Miu, 1 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
Clergerie, 326 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris
Moynat, 348 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris

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Which are the romantic things to do in Paris?

The most popular city on this planet and is also the most romantic city in the world. Here are some of the romantic things to do in the city:

1. Visit Eiffel Tower at night: The most majestic and romantic thing to do in Paris is visiting the Eiffel Tower at night.  After sunset, the tower is embedded with more than 20,000 golden lamps making it look like a tower of gold in the night. At night, the tower becomes the most picturesque location in the city and is visited by local Parisians and tourists in large numbers. 

Location: Champ de Mars, 5 Avenue Anatole France, 75007 Paris, France
Timings: 9 AM to 12.45 AM
Price: 
Without the Elevator: Adults (25+)  7 Euros
          Kids & Teenagers (12-24) 5 Euros
          Kids (4-11) 3 Euros

With the Elevator: Adults (25+) 11 Euros
      Kids & Teenagers (12-24) 8.50 Euros
      Kids (4-11) 4 Euros
 
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2. Visit Love Lock Bridge: Pont des Arts or popularly called the Love Lock Bridge is a 200-year-old bridge. The bridge which suffered a few bombardments during World War I and II is now a very popular tourist destination. Love Lock Bridge is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is located between the Louvre and the Seine River making it a perfect location for photography. 

Location: Pont de l’Archeveche, Paris. 
Timings: 24 hours
Price: No entry fees to the Love Lock Bridge

3. A romantic walk through Pont Neuf: The oldest bridge in Paris, Pont Neuf is one of the most popular bridges in Paris. The bridge is over 400 years old and was constructed by King Henry II. It is decorated with stone masks or locally called Mascarons (faces of the ancient tribal and forest heads). A 40-metre tall statue of King Henry IV is also built on Pont Neuf. At night, the bridge is decorated with lights and it becomes one of the most romantic places in Paris. 

Location: Pont Neuf, Paris
Timings: 24 hours. 
Price: No entry fee. 

4. Take a Moonlit Stroll Around Paris Landmarks: The city of love has many romantic places and landmarks. Marked by the perfect ambience and vibes, these landmarks are the finest romantic places to spend an evening at. At night, these landmarks sparkle in the light of the moon. Showing its different colours of beauty, many tourists often take a stroll at these places. Some of these are:

Eiffel Tower
Champs-Elysees
Palace de Versailles
Wall of “I Love You’s” and many more.

5. Romantic Dine at Le Coupe Chou: One of the highly visited restaurants in Paris, Le Coupe Chou is also amongst the most romantic ones. With classical songs and tunes in the background and the perfect romantic vibes and lights, the restaurant is the ultimate destination for a perfect romantic dinner. With special services like candlelight dinner and private tables, the restaurant also serves the finest wine in the area. 

Location: 11 Rue de Lanneau, 75005 Paris, France
Timing: 7 PM to 10.30 PM
Price: An average meal for two can range between 30 Euros to 60 Euros

6. Get a couple massage at O’Kari: The best relaxation activity to do in Paris is to get a massage from O’Kari. The process of the massage begins with a warm shower and steam bath to get rid of the toxins. After that, get your body some relaxation with some soapy massage. The oils and soap used here are imported from the famous distillery in Algeria. Give your body some nirvana and relax for a while.

Location: 22 rue Dussoubs 75002 Paris
Timings: 10 AM to 8 PM Monday to Wednesday and Friday to Sunday  and 10 AM to 9 PM on Thursdays
Price: 100 Euros to 400 Euros

How to reach Paris?

Paris is well-connected with major international destinations of the world through the airways. The city boasts of three international airports, Charles de Gaulle airport, Orly International airport, and Beauvais airport.

Charles de Gaulle is 28 km from the center of the city and is networked by bus, taxi, and train. Major airlines like Air France, Emirates, Lufthansa, British Airways, American Airlines, etc operate flights to all cities like Beijing, Dublin, Singapore, Los Angeles, Delhi, etc.

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What Paris is famous for?

Paris, the city of Lights, is famous for its world-class monuments, sensational architecture, culture & heritage, art collection, fashion, nightlife, gastronomic delights, French wine, shopping centers, picture-perfect landscape, etc. The iconic Eiffel Tower, Palais du Louvre, Notre Dame, L’Arc de Triomphe, and the Moulin Rouge are some of the well-known tourist destinations in Paris.

What is the best time to visit Paris?

Summers between June to August and the fall from September to October is the most suitable time to visit Paris. The mercury hovers between 22oc -25oc in the summers and remains perfect for outdoor activities like strolling in the neighborhood. Summers witness hordes of visitors. 

Fall is the best time if one wants to enjoy the mild temperatures and pleasant climate yet experience fewer crowds.

March-May is also a suitable time as Paris experiences springtime and enthralls visitors with blooming flowers and gardens. 

The most inexpensive period to visit Paris is the beginning of December or January.

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Do I need a visa for Paris?

Yes. Indians need a French Schengen visa to visit Paris. A visitor needs to apply to the French Consulate to procure the visa and is valid for six months. It allows visitors to stay in France for up to 90 days.

How to reach Paris from India?

Travelers’ from India can reach Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Paris from cities like Delhi, Mumbai, etc. Air India provides direct flights from Delhi to Paris, while Jet Airways and Air France operate from Mumbai to Paris. The approximate time of flight duration from India to Paris is 9 hours 30 minutes.

How much is the Paris visa fee?

The short-stay Schengen Visa costs around 60 Euros (Rs. 4 412) per person. The short-stay visa charge to children between 6 -12 years is 35 Euros (Rs. 2574). An additional amount of Rs. 1,467 needs to be paid by travelers as service charges per visa.

Why is Paris called the City of Love?

Paris is called the City of Love due to many reasons. The places like Eiffel Tower, Pont des Arts, and gardens at Musee Rodin are iconic symbols of love. Visitors and locals throng Pont des Arts to profess their love to their soul mates and lock it figuratively by locking the padlocks to the railing and throwing away the key. The world-renowned sculpture “The Kiss by Auguste Rodin” in the garden at Musee Rodin witnesses mushy couples mimicking the statue.

The 300 statements of love written in 250 languages on the Wall of Love makes it the City of Love. The picturesque landscapes, extra-wide streets suitable for strolling hand in hand, the unobstructed skyline, and the famed French food & wine create a romantic aura about Paris.

How many days are enough in Paris?

Paris is house to many monuments, museums, churches, art galleries, gardens, and shopping complexes. Depending on one’s vacation and places interested in, one can plan their stay in Paris from 1 to 2 days to 1 week.

How much does a Paris trip cost?

The cost for a Paris trip depends on several factors like vacation duration, number of persons, and degree of comforts.

An average 7-day trip to Paris for a solo traveler costs between USD 1,450 -$ 2244 (Rs. 1,03,514.05 - Rs. 1,60,196.92). The charge for a couple is between $2534 -$ 3990 (Rs. 1,80,899.73 – Rs. 2,84,842.12), while the fare for a family of 4 member range from $3958 (Rs. 2,82,557.67) to $7002 (Rs. 4,99,865.79).

The price comprises to & from flight tickets, accommodation, food, travel, sightseeing, and local transportation.

Is Paris cheaper than London?

Yes. Paris is cheaper than London. The average budget flight fare from India to Paris is around Rs. 18715, while from India to London is Rs. 20,264. 

The average budget for a single traveler per day for Paris is estimated to be Rs. 12,250 and for London, it is Rs.14,400.

How is the weather in Paris?

The weather in Paris stays mostly mild and pleasant across 4 seasons. Summers do not witness extreme heat and the average maximum daily temperature at peak summer is 77°F (25°C). Winters too are not too chilly as the maximum average daily temperature stays at 46°F (8°C). Light showers are expected to come and go in the course of a day, but not cause any major inconvenience.

How much does it cost to visit the Eiffel Tower?

The entry ticket to the Eiffel Tower is free for children under the age of 4 years.  The details of other tickets is as follows:

Ticket with access lift up to 2nd floor
Adults - 16.06 Euros (Rs. 1243)
Youth (12-24 Years) - 8.30 Euros (Rs. 642)
Children (4-11 Years) - 4.10 Euros (Rs. 317)

Ticket with access lift to Top floor
Adults - 25.90 Euros (Rs. 2005)
Youth (12-24 Years) - 13  Euros (Rs.1006)
Children (4-11 Years) - 6.50 Euros (Rs. 503)

Ticket with access to stairs up to 2nd floor
Adults - 10.40 Euros (Rs. 805)
Youth (12-24 Years) - 5.2 Euros (Rs.402)
Children (4-11 Years) - 2.6 Euros (Rs. 210)

Ticket with access stairs to 2nd floor and lift to Top Floor
Adults - 19.70 Euros (Rs. 1525)
Youth (12-24 Years) - 9.8 Euros (Rs.759)
Children (4-11 Years) - 5 Euros (Rs. 387)

How much it will cost to visit Paris from India?

A 4-5 day trip from India to Paris on a shoe-string budget may cost around Rs. 80,000 to 1 lakh, which includes advance flight bookings, accommodation, Food, local travel, entry fees to various attractions, and miscellaneous.

What are the travels tips for visiting Paris?

Some of the tips for tourists visiting Paris are given below.

1. Visitors are expected to greet the shop/restaurant owner before as he/she enters by saying “Bonjour” in the morning and “Bonsoir” in the evening. Failing to be polite may hurt the sentiments and earn rude treatment in return.
2. Visitors should keep in mind that French are averse to handshakes and hugs. Parisians greet family and friends with “Faire la bise”, an air kiss on either side of the cheek. Locals also talk in hushed tones. Tourists are expected to keep their voices low.
3. Most locals, small businesses, and many restaurants take a vacation and remain closed for weeks in August.
4. It pays to learn the French language a little while planning to visit Paris. Most locals speak good English but will strike a conversation willingly only, if the initial dialogue is opened in French.
5. Visitors should carry comfortable footwear/shoes. The best way to explore the city is on foot. 
6. The most preferred mode of transport is the Paris Metro system. But visitors should remember the metro doesn’t operate 24 hrs a day. Visitors can avail night bus service during late night / early morning hours.
7. Most supermarkets, bars, restaurants, and other establishments remain closed on Sunday or remain open for limited hours.
8. Travelers are advised to bring a universal travel adapter to charge their mobiles as Paris uses plug types C and E. 
9. Tourists are advised to carry their Hotel visiting cards or note their hotel name and address, as many streets look pretty identical and they may get lost.
10. Travelers are warned not to sign “petitions” or accept free “gifts” from strangers and fall prey to scams. They are advised to take all of their valuables at all times.

Is it safe to travel to Paris?

Yes, it is safe to travel to Paris. In fact, Paris is one of the safest cities in Europe. Due to the expansion of tourism to a massive volume, the government has made more security arrangements in and around the city. The crime rate in the city has fallen to a great extent and the public transport of the city has also expanded, making commuting in the city safer.

What is the ideal duration for a holiday in Paris?

6 days is the ideal duration for a holiday in Paris. These days, you can visit all the places in the city. Here is a short itinerary that you can follow:

Day 1 -
After breakfast, visit Notre Dame and the Love Lock bridge. Travel in a Subway or Metro of Paris. 

Day 2 -
In the early hours of the day, visit Musée d’Orsay. Have lunch in a restaurant close to Musée. Visit Pompidou and then visit the magnificent Eiffel Tower in the evening. 

Day 3 -
Start off by visiting Place des Vosges and Champs Elysees and then spend an evening in the Luxembourg garden. 

Day 4-
Spend the 4th day in Montmartre and visit the church and various other places in the area. In the evening, enjoy the groove of the music in the clubs at Montmartre. 

Day 5-
Visit Arc de Triomphe and Jardin d'Acclimatation. 

Day 6-
This is the shopping day. Visit the various markets in the city.

Is Paris expensive for tourists?

Yes, Paris is an expensive city for tourists. It is one of the most visited cities and one of the most expensive cities in the world. To make your trip a bit pocket-friendly, you should opt for public transport. 

Why is Paris famous as a honeymoon destination?

The city’s charming culture, romantic places like Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, Love Lock bridge and many others make Paris the perfect honeymoon location. Also, there are restaurants that arrange special romantic dinners and evenings. 

Is Paris safe at night?

Yes, Paris is safe at night. As tourism is developing in Europe and especially in France, the government of France has made security the prior thing. You can wander the streets of Paris at night and enjoy the nightlife of the city. 

Which are the best shopping places in Paris and what are they famous for?

Below mentioned are some of the best shopping places in Paris. 

1. Boulevard Saint Germain: Boulevard Saint Germain begins from the Seine river and runs in 3 directions. This street is the hub of many home decor shops, perfume shops and high-end clothing shops. With trees and eateries on both sides of the street, one can spend a pleasant evening shopping at Boulevard Saint Germain. 

Location:  7th arrondissement, Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris. 
Popular for: home decor accessories, Party wear and Casual clothes and accessories. 

2. Le Marais: Le Marais is located in the 3rd and 4th arrondissements of Paris. It is one of the most popular places to go shopping in Paris. One can shop for various dresses, candies, chocolates, vintage items, etc in Le Marais. It is also one of the few shopping centres which remain open on Sundays. 

Location: 3rd Arrondissement, Paris, France
Popular for: Vintage things, clothing, candies, sunglasses and other accessories. 

3. Rivoli Street: One of the best places to shop in Paris, Rivoli Street is filled with shops.One can also hunt for some local shops here that sell items at comparatively cheaper rates. Due to its proximity to popular places like the Louvre Museum and Tuileries Gardens, Rivoli street is always packed with tourists. 

Location: Rue de Rivoli, Paris. 
Popular for: Shoes, clothing and ornaments

4. Saint-Ouen Flea Market: Les Puces or Saint-Ouen is the oldest and also the largest shopping market in Paris. Saint Ouen comprises some of the oldest and precious Antique and footwear shops. 

Location: Saint-Ouen, Paris
Popular for: Antiques and Clothing

Which are the famous gardens in Paris?

1. Jardin Du Luxembourg: One of the biggest gardens in Paris, Jardin Du Luxembourg is a very popular garden in Paris. Jardin Du Luxembourg is known for its théâtre des marionnettes (puppet shows) which happen every evening. The garden also houses a few small children playing centres which are filled with many slides and other playing equipment.  

Jardin Du Luxembourg also has 2 museums that are dedicated to art and science. 

2. Jardin Des Tuileries: Jardin Des Tuileries or Tuileries Garden is located between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde of Paris. The garden is filled with many beautiful acacias trees and houses many small gardens that are dedicated to the former Kings and Queens of France. 

Some beautiful gardens which are dedicated to the King and Queen’s are:

Garden of Catherine de Medici
Garden of Henry IV
Garden of Louis XII
Garden of Louis XIV and Le Notre

3. Jardin Des Champs Elysées: Jardin Des Champs Elysées was an extension to Jardin Des Tuileries but was separated afterwards. With Champs Elysees located closer to the garden, Jardin Des Champs Elysées houses many colorful fountains which are very popular among the tourists and the Parisians. Fountain Des Ambassadeurs, is one of the most famous fountains in the garden.

4. Champs De Mars: Located close to the Eiffel Tower, this garden is visited by tourists in large numbers. Many Parisians also go jogging and walk to the garden. The garden is the best location among tourists as they like to spend their evenings and one-day picnics in Champs De Mars.

5. Jardin De Plantes: Over 400 years old, Jardin De Plantes is a garden and a scientific centre. The garden is home to a scientific centre which organises various scientific exhibitions, . One can enjoy a day in this garden and learn about science and the environment. 

Which are the famous Monuments of Paris?

1. The Eiffel Tower: The 324 m tall structure, which is equivalent to an 81-story building, has become the icon of France. The tower has three levels for visitors. Restaurants occupy the first and second floors. The top floor, which is at a height of 276 m from the ground level, presents a birds-eye view of the whole Paris that enthralls the travelers.

2. Arc de Triomphe: The commemorative structure was commissioned by the emperor Napolean in honor of the victorious French army in the Battle of Austerlitz in 1806. It was officially opened by King Louis-Philippe on June 29, 1836. The names of all French victories and martyred generals are inscribed on the inner and outer surfaces. A tomb, of the Unknown Soldier of World War I, lies beneath its arch. A 284 step stairway takes visitors from the ground level to the top of the monument. An observation deck, located at the top, provides a picturesque view of Paris. A museum, situated on a level below the observation deck, displays interactive media about the history of the arch.

3. Palais du Louvre: The Louvre palace is a former fortress and royal palace that became a public museum in 1793. The Louvre Palace is a huge complex of wings and pavilions with four floors. It is spread over 40 hectares and comprises two quadrilaterals that enclose two large courtyards; Square Courtyard and Napoleon Courtyard. The Louvre museum houses around 38,000 works of art, dating from the medieval era to the 21st century, over an area of 72,735 sq. m (14 acres). The collection includes Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting Mona Lisa.

4. Sacré-Coeur: The dazzling white facade and domes of the Basilica of Sacré-Coeur adorn the city’s skyline. The Roman Catholic is situated atop the Butte Montmartre, 130 m above the ground. Visitors can enjoy the panoramic view of the city from the top. The ceiling of the church is decorated with a massive mosaic measuring about 480 sq. m. 

5. Pantheon: Pantheon is built as a church in the honor of the patron saint of Paris, Saint Genevieve. Later it was turned into the civic body during the French Revolution and converted into the Mausoleum to store the remnants of the illustrious French citizens such as Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Victor Hugo, Emile Zola, and Marie Curie. 

Which are the Souvenirs to Buy in Paris & Where to Find Them?

1. Macaroons: A favorite of the sweet tooth, the Macaroons are delicious pastries with a filling made of chocolate and cream encased between two biscuits. Available in adventurous and classical flavors, they make a good gift for the loved ones. 

Where to buy it?  Boutique Pierre Herme Opera. 

2. Chocolate: French Chocolate recognized by its darker complexion and the milkier and creamier taste is one of the most sought after gifts. 

Where to buy it?  Boutique Patrick Roger & Debauve & Gallais 

3. Perfume: French is known as the perfume capital from medieval times. Fragonard, Guerlain, or any custom scent from a local perfume shop will make a unique souvenir.

Where to buy it?  La Maison Guerlain & Fragonard Boutique

4. Scented Candle: Not only the thought of you but the Parisian perfumed candles gifted by you will elevate the mood of your loved ones and keeps the home atmosphere upbeat. 

Where to buy it?
Boutique Diptyque

5. A Scarf: Paris is considered as one of the Fashion Capitals of the World. French scarves are a pride of the wearer and envy of the onlookers. The fashionable accessories not only keep the wearer warm but also impart a chic look.

Where to buy it? Longchamps Saint-Honore

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Which are the Best Museums in Paris?

1. Center Pompidou: The complex building with controversial architecture is named after Georges Pompidou, the President of France (1969-74), who commissioned it. 
The multicultural complex houses public information library (vast public library), Musee National d’Art Moderne (Museum for Modern art), temporary exhibition halls, bookshop, design shop, café, Georges restaurant, and IRCAM (a center for music and acoustic research). 

The National Museum for Modern Art exhibits art collections from 1905 that includes 50,000 works from more than 42,000 artists. 

2. Musee d’Orsay: The museum situated in a defunct railway station is a storehouse of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings, sculptures, decorative art, architectural elements, and photography belonging to the period 1848-1914. The paintings of Renoir, Cezanne, Gauguin, and Monet are exhibited here.

3. Musee de l’Orngerie: The art gallery housed in an erstwhile greenhouse exhibits 19th century and early 20th century paintings. The famous water lilies cycle (1918-1926) comprising 8 decorative panels by Claude Monet holds a prominent place in the gallery.

The paintings were offered to the French State after World War I by Claude himself. It also contains the Jean Walter and Paul Guillaume collection of 144 paintings comprising the late 19th century & early 20th century paintings of Cezanne, Renoir, Matisse, Picasso, Derain, Soutine, Modigliani, Rousseauadorns, etc. Sculpture collection including the interesting works by Auguste Rodin and Henry Moore adorns the complex.

4. Musee Rodin: The Rodin museum is located at 2 places, the Hotel Biron in Paris and Rodin’s home at Meudon, outside Paris. The Hotel Biron used as a workshop by Rodin contains the most prominent creations of Rodin like ‘The Thinker’, ‘The Kiss’, ‘The Gates of Hell’, etc along with the paintings of Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

The museum’s extensive garden displays many of Rodin’s sculptures. The museum displays 6,600 sculptures, 8,000 drawings, 8,000 old photographs, and 7000 art objects. 

5. Musee Picasso Paris: The Picasso Museum, located in the Hotel Sale, exhibits only the works of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. The museum is a storehouse to 5000 object d'art by Picasso that includes 3,700 works on paper, ceramics, sculptures in wood and metal.

Which restaurants serve the best food in Paris?

Below are some restaurants which serve the best food in Paris:

1. Beefbar Paris: One of the many Beefbar outlets around the globe, Beefbar Paris is an old and popular restaurant in Paris. The restaurant is popular for its meat items and art decor.

  Address: Beefbar, 5 rue Marbeuf 75008 Paris

2. Astair: More than 200 years old, this restaurant is a very popular restaurant for its French cuisine. Among the various other dishes, one must try the traditional French Toast of this restaurant.

Address: Astair, 19 Passage des Panoramas, 75002 Paris

3. Jòia: Serving the tastiest South-Western French food, Jòia is a very popular restaurant in Paris. This two-storey restaurant is always visited in high numbers. 

Which are the famous luxurious hotels in Paris?

1. Four Seasons Hotel George V

Housing three Michelin Star restaurants, Four Seasons Hotel George V is a luxurious hotel located in the Champs Elysees complex. The hotel has all the first-class amenities one could ask for. From some of the finest room decors, grandest penthouse and big halls and meeting rooms, George V is the perfect hotel for family and business stay. 

2. Le Bristol

The feminine style and pattern rooms of this hotel are a charm among themselves. With more than 180 rooms, Le Bristol is one of the most luxurious hotels in Paris. It also has a rooftop restaurant, Epicure which is famous in itself. 

3. Le Royal Monceau Raffles

With a cinema of its own, Le Royal Monceau Raffles is one of the most advanced and luxurious hotels in the city. If you wish to have a perfect stay in Paris and look forward to getting all the luxurious services, Le Royal Monceau Raffles is the best hotel to go for. 

What kind of nightlife I can experience in Paris?

A night with a blend of music and beauty; is what you can expect and experience in Paris. Below are some nightlife places and experiences you can have in Paris:

1. Eiffel Tower: A dream destination for many, Eiffel Tower in the night looks nothing but a stunning tower of gold. With golden lights and silver street, Eiffel Tower is the place where you would want to click some fine pictures. 

2. Clubbing in Montmartre: Montmartre is home to many popular clubs and pubs in Paris. One can enjoy the best clubbing experience in the various clubs of Montmartre. From luxurious ambiance to the finest drinks, these clubs offer the most relaxing experience to its visitors. 

3.Opera Show: Opéra Garnier Paris organizes Opera shows. The traditional Opera show lasts for an hour and it is a must-watch show in Paris. 

Which are the best nightclubs and bars in Paris?

1. La Machine du Moulin Rouge: A three-floor club and pub, this amazing club is located in Montmartre. With its modern decor and lights, La Machine du Moulin Rouge is highly visited by tourists.  The club has hosted many famous artists.The dance floor of the club can accommodate around 400 people. If you wish to chill under the sky, the club also has a terrace dance floor. 

Location: La Machine du Moulin Rouge, Montmartre, Paris.

2. Chez Moune: A more of a vintage club with its 1920s-30s decor, Chez Moune is a popular club among the Parisians. Due to its free entry policy and one of the finest DJs in the city, the club is always crowded. 

Location: 54 Rue Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, 75009 Paris,

3. Le Truskel: Located near the Grands Boulevards, Le Truskel is a Celtic styled pub with a blend of hipster style interiors and music. The club is open till 6 AM and is visited by Parisians and tourists. 

Location: 12 Rue Feydeau, 75002 Paris. 

4. Rex Club: Hosting some heavy and grunge musical artists, Rex Club is one of the most visited clubs in Paris. The club also hosts various live music events and DJ parties for special events. 

Location: 12 Rue Feydeau, 75002 Paris. 

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Which are the best places to visit in Paris?

1. Eiffel Tower: A trip to Paris is incomplete if you didn't visit the symbolic Eiffel Tower. However, to enjoy the most flabbergasting view, you have to climb to the top of the tower and witness the beautiful City of Light.

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2. Disneyland Paris: Among all the top places to visit in Paris, this is an amazing one. Disneyland Paris is a two theme park. One is Sleeping Beauty's castle, and the other is Walt Disney Studios. Also, do not forget to visit Space Mountain, Big Thunder Mountain, and It's a Small World.

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3. Palace of Versailles: It is the most famous castle in Paris and was built as a symbol of France's military power. Upon your arrival here, you will be awestruck by the surrounding beauty and the architecture.

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4. Montmartre: This is another amazing place to visit in Paris. People also call it by the name white-doomed Basilica of the Sacred Heart. It was mainly built to honor the Franco-Prussian War's French victim.

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Where should I go in Paris for 3 days?

1. Champs De Mars: Champs De Mars is famous places to see in Paris and for enjoying picnic with your family or friends. It has the perfect ambiance where you can get a view of the beautiful Eiffel tower while you sip wine and eat lunch.

2. Place De La Concorde: Place De La Concorde is the famous square that depicts French history beautifully. It is among the top places to see in Paris so make sure to visit it.

3. Arc De Triomphe: Make sure that in those three days, you visit the Arc De Triomphe. From here you will get the perfect view of the city and will feel you have covered seeing the whole city.

4. Buddha Bar: To enjoy the nightlife of Paris, make sure to hit this Bar. Here, on the lower level, there is a restaurant. And in the second there is a lounge area from where you can get the restaurants' view.

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How many days do you need in Paris?

In order to absorb the magical views of Paris, you need 4 to 5 days. It will give you ample time to enjoy every bit of Paris and also its neighborhood. However, if you are short on time, you can also cover it in 3 days.

What is famous in Paris?

Many things are famous in Paris like the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, French macarons, Disneyland Paris, Paris Vineyard, and Cruise on the Seine river. It is famed as a must-see destination for a reason, and you can understand it only when you see it.

What is the best time to visit Paris?

Spring and summer, i.e., between March to August, is the best time to visit Paris. This is because the weather is perfect for sightseeing and the city generally hosts all its festivals at this time of the year only. So if you want to enjoy French tradition, it will be the ideal time.

Which are the best romantic places to visit in Paris?

1. The Butte Montmartre: Whether it is the mystical windy roads or the glorious view of an unexplored side of Paris, the Butte Montmartre has it all to make your romantic evening even more quixotic. 

2. The Wall of Love:
Located near the Jehan Rictus Square, The Wall of Love bears the proof of love and peace among human beings. It carries the phrase 'I Love You' in almost 311 times, which were written in 250 different languages.

3. The Place Dauphine:
Adorned with beautiful surroundings and architectural beauties, The Place Dauphine is one of the best places for taking a light walk. If you want to, then you can also visit the restaurants in this place to make your adventure a little bit tasty.

4. Square du Vert Galant:
If you are tired of roaming around the city, then you can also come to the park of Square du Vert Galant and steal some quick lovable moments with your other half.

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What are the famous places to visit in Paris in winter?

1. Notre Dame: The epicenter of the Parisian Christmas, the iconic Notre Dame becomes a wondrous thing to behold during the season of festivities. If you do come here, then make sure to take some pictures of it as well as yourself to make an eternal memory. 

2. Galeries Lafayette:
Unlike how it sounds, the Galeries Lafayette is actually just another souvenir store that is located in the heart of Paris. However, during winter, the storekeepers decorate their humble abode in a luxurious manner, which, sequentially, makes it a treat to the eyes! 

3. Eiffel Tower:
One of the seven wonders in the world, the Eiffel Tower looks absolutely magical during the festive seasons, which, in turn, makes it a must-visit place for you. 

4. Parc des Princes:
If you are an avid football fan, then make sure to take a trip of the famous Parc des Princes stadium and relish its beauty to the core.

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Which are the best places to visit in Paris for couples?

1. Eiffel Tower: The Eiffel Tower is one of the best Places to Visit in Paris for couples. Said to be the symbol of love, the tower is also the most popular architecture in the world. Couples can get to the top of the tower and sip on a glass of champagne whilst enjoying the stunning views of the city. 

2. The Parc- Temple of Love: Dating back to 1778, the Parc, also known as the Temple of Love is said to be a replica of the famous Bouchardon Statue, and is one of the top Tourist Places in Paris for couples. From renewing wedding vows, to enjoying a romantic stroll around the temple, there’s a lot for couples to do here. 

3. Parc des Buttes Chaumont: Also known as the Garden of Romance, this park is one of the most romantic Places to Visit in Paris for couples. Spread across 61 acres, the park is complete with a lake, waterfalls, a folly as well as a grotto, making it the best place for couples to spend time at. 

4. Notre Dame Cathedral: 
Your romantic trip to Paris will be incomplete without heading to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral. Some of the things that couples can do here include enjoying live music concerts, enjoying the dimly lit cathedral after sunset, or soaking in views of the gothic carvings, rose windows and stunning sculptures.

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Which are the famous monuments to visit in Paris?

1. Notre Dame Cathedral: The Notre Dame Cathedral is undoubtedly one of the best Tourist Places in Paris. This famous monument dates back to the 12th century, and is known all around the world for its intricate Gothic carvings, dramatic views of the Seine River, and a lot more mysteries. 

2. Arc de Triomphe: Of all the Places to Visit in Paris, the Arc de Triomphe is by far, the most famous. This iconic monument was established in the early 1800s, and was erected to honour the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. 

3. The Pantheon: Looking for unique monuments and Tourist Places in Paris? Head to the Pantheon, which dates back to the late 1700s, and is home to the remains of great French minds, including Voltaire, Rousseau as well as Victor Hugo, among other personalities. 

4. La Sainte-Chapelle: This mid-13th century cathedral is one of the most popular monuments in Paris, and boasts of having some of the best stained-glass windows and panels of that period. You can also enjoy seeing the relics from the medieval Christendom, Christ’s Crown of Thorns here, or view illustrations of more than 1000 biblical stories, from the Book of Genesis, to the Book of Esther and Book of Kings. 

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Which are the famous museums to visit in Paris?

1. The Louvre: The Louvre is the largest museum in the world, and one of the most famous Places to Visit in Paris. Spread over 60,000 square metres, this museum is home to over 3,80,000 works of art, and is said to house the greatest art collection in the entire world. In addition to its pyramid entrance, the museum is also where famous works like the Mona Lisa are kept.

2. Musee d’Orsay: Another one of the famous museums to visit in Paris, the Musee d’Orsay displays famous artworks and sculptures by eminent artists, including Johan Barthold Jongkind, Berthe Morison, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres as well as Eugène Carrière, among others.

3. Musée De L’Orangerie: Of all the museums and Tourist Places in Paris, the Musee De L’Orangerie is quite possibly the most tranquil. Great for art lovers, the museum also doubles up as an impressionist art gallery that hosts the eight water lilies murals by Monet. Additionally, one can also see art pieces by Renoir and Picasso here.

4. Musee Picasso: Amongst the most visited museums in all of Paris, Musee Picasso, which is also known as Picasso Museum, is home to over 5000 works and thousands of archive pieces of Pablo Picasso. From his sketches and drawings, to sculptures, engravings and more, there is a lot you can learn about this famous artist here.

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Reviewed: 10 Oct 2022
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