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Monuments in Paris

This is a listing of the most known monuments in Paris

 

Remember that:

 Monuments with restricted opening are usually open from 10am to 6pm

 Monuments with restricted opening in Paris usually closed on Monday or Tuesday

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Arc de Triomphe

Address : Place Charles de Gaulle
Opening hours : Open every day 1 April to 30 September : 10 am to 11 pm // 1 October to 31 March : 10 am to 10:30 pm // Last admission 30 mins before closing
Phone : + 33 (0)1 55 37 73 77
Metro/Bus : Metro : Charles de Gaulle Etoile lines 1 – 2 – 6 / RER A: Charles Gaulle-Etoile / Bus : 22, 30, 31, 52, 73, 92, et Balabus

Raised over command of Napoleon Ier, the Arch of Triumph dominates the Avenue of the Champs-Elysées. Its construction began in 1806 and ended in 1836, 15 years after the Napoleon's death...

Champs-Elysées

Address : Avenue des Champs-Élysées
Metro/Bus : Etoile Charles de Gaulle, George V, Franklin D Roosvelt, Champs-Élysées Clemenceau,

The Avenue des Champs-Elysées is the most famous avenue in the world, 2 km long and 70 meters wide. It's a marvellous place for walking (day and night)...

Château de Versailles

Address : château de Versailles
Opening hours : The Castle is closed on Mondays. It's open from April 1st until October 31st, from 9am to 6.30pm, and from November 1st until March 31st from 9am to 5.30pm.
Phone : 01.30.83.77.43
Metro/Bus : RER : Versailles Rive Gauche - Bus : 171

Together with its gardens, the Château de Versailles is one of the most famous monuments of world heritage....

Conciergerie

Address : boulevard du Palais
Opening hours : Open everyday : 9.30 am to 6 pm / Last entry 30 minutes before closing time./ Closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.
Phone : 01 53 40 60 93
Metro/Bus : Metro: Châtelet, Saint-Michel, Cité: lines 1, 4, 7, 11 and 14 / Bus: 21, 24, 27, 38, 58, 81, 85 and Balabus / RER:Châtelet-les-Halles, Saint-Michel, Notre-Dame: lines B and C - Follow the Seine banks to Ile de la Cité

Built in the early 14th century, this Gothic architecture, complete with men-at-arms room, guardroom and kitchen, The Conciergerie is located on Ile de la Cité and was built by Phillipe the Fair (1284 - 1314)...

Disneyland Paris

Opening hours : Mon-Fry from 10am to 6p.m. / Sat from 10a.m. to 9p.m. / Sun 10a.m. to 8p.m.
Metro/Bus : RER line A4

Discover Disneyland Paris Resort, a Magical Kingdom oly 35 minutes away...

Eiffel Tower

Address : 5 avenue Anatole France
Opening hours : The Eiffel Tower is open every single day of the year // from 9 a.m. to midnight from 17 June to 28 August // from 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. during the rest of the year // At Easter weekend and during the Spring holidays : extended opening hours to midnight.
Phone : 08 92 70 12 39
Metro/Bus : Metro : Bir Hakeim - RER : C : Champ de Mars- Bus : 42, 69, 72, 82,87

The Eiffel Tower is one of the most famous monuments in the world (324 metres, 10,100 tonnes)....

Grand Palais

Address : Avenue Winston-Churchill
Opening hours : opening hours of the Grand Palais depend on the exhibitions or events that occur there
Metro/Bus : Métro : lignes 1, 9, 13 / Stations : Franklin D. Roosevelt, Champs-Elysées-Clémenceau RER : lignes C / Stations : Invalides Bus : lignes 28, 42, 52, 72, 73, 80, 83, 93

The Grand Palais, is a large historic site, exhibition hall and museum complex located at the Champs-Élysées of Paris, France.

The Invalides

Address : Avenue de Tourville
Opening hours : Open evry day from 10am to 5pm
Phone : 33 (0)1 44 42 38 77
Metro/Bus : Metro : Latour-Maubourg, Invalides, ligne 8, Varenne, Saint François-Xavier, ligne 13 Invalides / RER C - RER : Invalides/ Bus n°28, 63, 69, 80, 82, 83, 87, 92, 93, Balabus

In 1670, King Louis XIV decided to build the "Hôtel Royal des Invalides" for wounded homeless soldiers of its different wars. It was built between 1671 and 1676 by Libéral Bruant, and then by Jules Hardouin-Mansart and Robert de Cotte.One of the most prestigious monument in Paris....

Jardin du Luxembourg

Address : 5, Impasse Royer-Collard
Opening hours : Monday - Sunday: 07:30 to 21:30 or from 08:15 to 17:00 (depending on the length of day)
Metro/Bus : Odéon

Garden full of charm in Paris...

Jardins des Tuileries

Address : Place de la Concorde
Opening hours : April-May: 7a.m. -9p.m. June-August: 7a.m. - 11p.m. Sept-March: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Metro/Bus : Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre

The Jardins des Tuileries is a museum of outdoor sculptures in Paris.

Les Halles

Address : 105 Porte Berger
Phone : 01 44 76 96 56

Les Halles has become the heart of Paris, with an underground city at different levels.

Montparnasse Cemetery

Address : 3, Boulevard Edgar Quinet
Phone : 01 44 10 86 50
Metro/Bus : Montparnasse - Bienvenüe

Many famous people are buried in the cemetery of Montparnasse

Notre-Dame Cathedral

Address : 6 Place du Parvis Notre Dame
Opening hours : No visit during the religious service./ April 1to May 31 and September 1 to 30: from 10a.m. to 6.30p.m./ June 1 to August 31: from 10a.m. to 6.30p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10a.m. to 11p.m./ October 1 to March 31: from 10a.m. to 5.30p.m./ Last admissions 45min before closing time./ Closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25
Phone : +33 (0)1 42 34 56 10
Metro/Bus : Metro : Cité - RER : Châtelet-Les Halles, Saint-Michel - Bus : 21, 24, 27, 38, 47, 85, 96

Masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris,imaginated by Bishop Maurice de Sully was built between the 12th and the 14th centuries (1163-1345)..

Palais Garnier

Address : Place de l'Opéra
Opening hours : 10am-4.30pm, and until 5.30pm from July 15th and September 10th.Open/Closed : Closed in the morning for rehearsals and for special events.
Phone : +33 (0)1 41 10 08 10
Metro/Bus : Metro : Opéra - RER : A: Auber - Bus : 20, 21, 22, 27, 29, 31, 39, 42, 52, 53, 66, 68, 81

Palais Garnier - Opéra national de Paris is a Masterpiece of theatre architecture of the 19th century,  the "Palais Garnier", built by Charles Garnier and inaugurated in 1875 is the thirteen opera house to be found in Paris since the creation of this institution by King Louis XIV in 1669....

Concorde Square

Address : Place de la Concorde
Metro/Bus : Metro : Line 1 (exit at Concorde)

The Concorde Square is the most beautiful place of Paris . With a surface of 84.000 square meters , the place offers a superb sight of the avenue of the Champs-Elysées in all its length and the Arch of Triumph, on a side, the Louvre and Gardens of Tuileries , on the other side....

Place des Vosges

Address : Place des Vosges
Metro/Bus : Bastille, Saint-Paul, Chemin Vert

Place des Vosges is the oldest square in Paris

Place du Tertre

Address : Place du Tertre
Metro/Bus : Abbesses station (line 12), Anvers (line 6)

The Place du Tertre is located in district 18 of Paris, France, in the Montmartre district and a few meters from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

Place Vendome

Address : Place Vendôme
Metro/Bus : Tuileries, Madeleine, Opéra

Place Vendôme is without doubt one of the most beautiful architectural ensembles in Paris

Pont Neuf

Address : Pont Neuf
Metro/Bus : Pont Neuf, Cité, Odéon

The Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Paris which crosses the Seine

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