Rather than do weeks of reviews on different places I have summed up my 6 top tourist attractions in Paris.
This is obviously the biggest and most obvious tourist attraction of them all, and was top on my to do list.
The sights from the top are amazing and well worth queuing for.
There are two levels you can go up to at the Eiffel Tower both of which are over two floors. The first level you can actually walk to if you wish (however if you have a lot of walking round Paris to do I wouldn’t recommend it – unless you are super fit!) the higher level is only assessable by a lift. Both floors has a 360-degree view.
To go to all floors the ticket will cost you €15. However I actually went through as a ‘teen’ and only paid €13.50.
The Eiffel Tower is definitely best to see on a Sunny day so you can see the views clearly.
Tip – Go early in the morning to beat the queues.
Arc De Triomphe
This is another famous attraction worth climbing up to see the 360-degree view (unfortunately one end was under construction on my visit).
To get to the amazing view you have to climb up the never ending steps (there is a lift for the disabled) being centre at one end of the Chante Elysées you can get an amazing view of the road itself as well as a great view of the Eiffel Tower.
Being centred in the middle of one the worlds busiest roundabouts is a fun place to watch the craziness unfold in front of you. There is a underground tunnel to reach the Arc you don’t have to try and cross.
At the bottom of the Arc also lays the flame lit daily for the unknown soldier – it represents the great dead.
Tickets cost €9.50.
Tip – If you live in the EU and are between the ages of 18 – 25 with ID on you, you can go in for free.
Being a big Disney fan this was a building I wanted to visit.
The building from the outside is spectacular, the amount of detail put into it is unreal.
To go into the main building is free, and worth going in for a look around. The building is beautiful, you are not allowed to use flash photography inside so the pictures really don’t do it justice.
You can go up the towers, the entrance to this is round the side of the building. I would of loved to do this however we just didn’t have time on our short trip. And now I have an excuse to go back!
This was a high light of my trip. I have done a full separate review – click the link to read https://katieguilding.wordpress.com/2014/04/06/moulin-rouge-review/
The Louvre museum is most famous for the Mona Lisa.
It’s probably the biggest art museum I have ever seen, you could walk around it all day and still not see everything!
The main reason I went was to see the famous the Mona Lisa, I don’t think you can go to the Louvre and say you haven’t seen her.
We only spent a couple hours looking around simply because we did not have enough time to look around it for a whole day.
If you enjoy looking at art you will probably want to dedicate a whole day to this rather than a couple of hours. Tickets cost €12
Tip – Want to take lots of posing photos without the crowds in the background? Go past it on a Tuesday to take you photos as the museum is closed meaning there are a lot less people hanging around the area.
The Sacré-Cœur is a very beautiful Roman Catholic Church located on the highest point of Paris.
I never actually went into the building, but came to the area to see the best sights of the city.
There is a great atmosphere up here everyone just seems to be enjoying themselves.
Tip – Go at sunset. Watch the sun go down and the lights of the city begin to turn on, it’s beautiful.