35 Amazing Places to visit in Paris

If you are in Paris for a long trip or just a weekend stay, you should visit those amazing places on the list.

1- L’Avant-Comptoir

L'avant comptoir Paris

With L’avant Comptoir restaurant, you’ll taste the flavor of the Paris city with the chef Yves Camdeborde, This next door restaurant offers the best sandwich in the city, the cold plates are on the menu too. The menu is cheap.

2- The Communist Party headquarters

The Communist Party headquarters Paris

The Communist Party Headquarters was designed by Oscar Niemeyer, It hosts several fashion shows and movies. The access to the building is limited, but you can admire the view from the outside.

3- Père Lachaise Cemetery

Père Lachaise Cemetery Paris

Le Père Lachaise Cemetery is where some famous French icons are buried such as Moliere, Proust, etc. For this reason, you should visit this cemetery.

4- The Canal Saint-Martin

The Canal Saint-Martin Paris

You can take a tour in The Canal Saint-Martin, it deserves a try.

5- Merci Store

Merci Store in Paris

With two coffees shop, a restaurant, the Merci Store is designed the coolest way, it’s a nice and creative store concept.

6- Rue Crémieux

Rue Crémieux Paris

Located in the 12th arrondissement, La Rue Crémieux gather colorful houses and village vibe. The small pedestrian street includes all of Paris craziness.

7- The Parc des Buttes-Chaumont

The Parc des Buttes-Chaumont Paris

The Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is located in the north of Paris, it proposes some amazing views, unfortunately, it is the less touristy park in the city.

8- The Riverfront

The Riverfront Paris

Taking a tour along the Paris Seine, you’ll catch the most known Paris sights, it’s worth a try.

9- The Palais de Tokyo

The Palais de Tokyo in Paris

The Palais de Tokyo, an artistic space dedicated to contemporary art, the Palais is nearby the Seine and the Eiffel Tower.

10- The Comptoir Général


The Comptoir Général in Paris

The Paris hipster central, The comptoire Générale is a café and art space, it’s located by the Canal Saint-Martin. It’s open every day if you want to experience the intensity of the place.

11- The Jardin du Luxembourg


The Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris

For a break from the busy Paris life, The Jardin du Luxembourg is the best place for that.

12- Jacques Génin

Jacques Génin in Paris

You are in a trip to Paris, you love the chocolates or not, you should try the Jacques Génin’s chocolates and hot cocoa.

13- The Passage des Panoramas

The Passage des Panoramas in Paris

Built in the 18th century, The historical Passage des Panoramas has preserved his authenticity all these years.

14- The French National Library

The French National Library in Paris

The French National Library, the home of the Parisian students, you will find in the neighborhood good places where to eat and drink.

15- The Jardin des plantes

The Jardin des plantes in Paris

The Jardin des plantes, The botanical Paris garden gather thousands of preserved species. For you Paris tourists, the garden offers a gallery of this rare and preserved species.

16- Du Pain et des Idées

Du Pain et des Idées in Paris

If you search for a good and original bakery in Paris, you may admire Du Pain et des Idées bread and croissant.

17- Les Déserteurs Restaurant

Les Déserteurs Restaurant in Paris

If you want to try the traditional and delicious brasserie of Paris, Le Déserteur restaurant is where to go.

18- Breizh Café

Breizh Café in Paris

Breizh Café is the place where you’ll find the best crêpes in the city.

19- Le Grand Rex

Le Grand Rex in Paris

Gathering the most spectacular cinema room where you can see movies and shows, The giant movie theater Le Grand Rex was built in the 1930s, decorated with the “Mediterranean” painting. You can furthermore enjoy the building’s fascination history.

20- The Great Mosque of Paris

The Great Mosque of Paris

The Great Mosque of Paris, an art piece built in 1926 with a beautiful garden, after walking around the place, you can enjoy a mint tea and the best Arabic pastries in the city of Paris.

21- Saint-Ouen Flea Market

Saint-Ouen Flea Market in Paris

The market is located in Paris north. Known as the biggest flea market in the world, Saint-Ouen Flea Market is a good way to spend an afternoon in Paris city.

22- Le Bon Marché

Le Bon Marché in Paris

Le Bon Marché mean “Good Deal” in English, but not as much for this market, It is not that cheap. You can go there as an alternative if you want to avoid the crowd.

23- The Palais Royal

The Palais Royal in Paris

The Palais Royal is the mirror of a mix of historical and modern architecture. The Palais was built in the 17th century, It was the home of Cardinal Richelieu. Since 1986, The Palais is the Home of the contemporary art installation by the French artist Daniel Buren. If you get there, you’ll enjoy the beautiful gardens of the place.

24- Villa Léandre

Villa Léandre in Paris

Getting out from the crowd of Paris City, you should take The Villa Léandre street, a hidden beautiful and picturesque alley of the very touristy Montmartre.

25- The Arab World Institute

The Arab World Institute in Paris

The Arab World Institute, the amazing building hosts a collection of Arabic art history. If you are a solo traveler, you can go to the roof to enjoy the view of the river and the Notre Dame de Paris.

26- Molitor

Molitor in Paris

This artistic swimming pool was renovated and reopened recently, The Molitor affords you a hotel room overlooking the pool. It’s Worth a try.

27- The Galerie Vivienne

The Galerie Vivienne in Paris

One of the prettiest shop galleries in the city, The Galerie Vivienne is a place where to go if you want to enjoy back in time la Belle Epoque of the 19th century.

28- The Marché des Enfants Rouges

The Marché des Enfants Rouges in Paris

Le Marché des Enfants Rouges is the most charming market (The oldest one too) in Paris. You will find there the best Moroccan food. Other cuisine ingredients are also served.

29- The Church of Saint-Serge

The Church of Saint-Serge in Paris

To escape the busy Paris life, you can go to This Russian Orthodox church. The Church of Saint-Serge in the 19th arrondissement offers an unexpected beautiful sight.

30- Rue Montorgueil

Rue Montorgueil in Paris

Traversing the center of the city, La rue Montorgueil is one of the longest street in Paris. Small shops o cafés are lined along this alley making it often crowded. It Crosses the 1st and the 2nd arrondissements straight to Les Halles.

31- The Opéra Garnier

The Opéra Garnier in Paris

You visit Paris, you like the classic dance, you can join the Parisians to the magnificent Opera Garnier to witness The ballet shows.

32- The Aligre Market

The Aligre Market in Paris

The cheapest market in Paris and the most known among locals. The Aligre Market offers a diverse selection of cheeses and dried sausage. After shopping, you can enjoy the cafés around the market.

33- The Coulée Verte

The Coulée Verte in Paris

To run off the noise of the Paris city, you can take a long walk with your beloved one along with The Coulée Verte.

34- Passage Jouffroy


Passage Jouffroy in Paris


In the 9th arrondissement, there are a hidden small passages ceiled with glass, this touristy place gathers antique shops, candy store and bookstores. You are an Instagram artist, you should go there.

35- The Musée d’Orsay

The Musée d’Orsay in Paris

Less touristy than The Louvre Museum, The Musée d’Orsay is built in an old train station. The museum is the home of the largest Impressionist collection.