Arc De Triomphe
Location: Western end of Champs-Élysées at Place Charles de Gaulle
Entry Fee: Entry is free for children and students of 17 years or lesser and goes to a maximum of € 8 for adults.
Timings: The monument remains open from 10 AM to 11 PM with minor variations in timings over seasons.
Consequently, the monument has become the final resting place for many great people including Victor Hugo. Alexandre Dumas, Marie Curie, and many more famous people.
Location: Place du Panthéon in Paris
Entry Fee: Entry is free for people under 18 years of age and the maximum ticket price is € 11.50 for adults.
Timings: It remains open from 10 AM to 6:30 PM.
The interiors are so sophisticated and utterly divine that all you’ll want is to sit here quietly and indulge in the breathtaking shows that go on. The chandelier hanging from the ceiling lights up the entire auditorium as if it is daylight inside. The ceiling painting of Marc Chagall will take your breath away for sure.
The spectacular staircase, the grand arrangements and everything else about this place are just surreal. You can take a guided tour to explore the depths of this lovely mansion. Let the beaux-arts, baroque revival and second empire architectural styles blow your mind.
Location: Place de L'Opera, Paris. Rue Scribe with rue Auber
Entry Fee: Adults: 12€ (US$13.5)
Timings: Open from 10 am to 5 pm, 17 th July to 11th September - 10 am to 5:30 pm
However, this one of its kind, among Paris monuments is pretty interesting because the French army, to date, uses a part of this ancient complex as their base. This building is the living example of the ingenuity of architects, Liberal Bruant and Jules Hardouin Mansart. The Dome of Napoleon under a golden cupola of the mesmerizing Dome Church remains the showstopper.
There is also a lovely lawn which was beautifully landscaped in the 18th century, overlooking the Seine River, in the northern part of Les Invalides looks astounding and is a great place to click Insta-ready pictures.
Location: Rue De Grenelle
Entry Fee: Entering Napoleon’s Tomb is free whereas the entry fee of the army museum is 12 Euro
Timings: Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
This humongous church is standing right in the center of King Louise’s divine palace, Île de la Cité. Visiting the two different chapels the upper and the lower will take back in time. The enchanting beauty of this Chapelle is a sought after attraction in Paris which you just can’t miss.
Location: 8 Boulevard du Palais
Entry Fee: Entry is free
Timings: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm
The massive tower rises to an astounding height of 324 meters. Among the many monuments in Paris, this one is the most iconic of them all without any doubt.
Location: Located at the Champ De Mars area in Paris.
Entry Fee: Ticket prices range from free entry for children below 4 years to € 25.90 for adults.
Timings: This tower is open to tourists from 9 AM to midnight with minor variations in timings over seasons.
Palace of Versailles
This is located a little towards the outskirts of Paris and the most interesting part is this used to be a hunting lodge of King Louis XIII from 1601 to 1643. This is one of the most spectacular monuments in Paris which has a prolific history. Later, Louis XIII’s son, also known as the “sun king” chose to make Versailles the prime seat of the French rulers and the Government. Get ready to behold the king’s bedroom, the lovely halls and a lot more to get awestruck.
Location: Place d'Armes
Entry fee: €15 for adults and 18-25 years old students with student card proof, the entry is free. Children between the ages of 0 to 18 do not need an entry fee. Timings: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 5:30 pm
Timings: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 5:30 pm
The Guard’s room and hall of the soldiers are a special attraction of this palace. This is one of the few Paris monuments which served as a major prison during the French revolution.
Location: 2 Boulevard du Palais
Entry fee: €9.5 for adults without concessions and €7.5 for adults with concessions.
For EU residents who are 18-25 years old, the entry is free,
Entry for primary and secondary school teachers is also free.
Children between the ages of 0 to 18 do not need an entry fee.
The entry is free on the first Sunday of every month from November to March.
Timings: Monday to Sunday from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
Louis XIV to show his prowess and wealth and he chose this place to set up a statue which was later destroyed by Napoleon and instead a bronze column which was made from 1200 enemy canons was installed. Today you will see a perfect blend of ancient and the modern in this beautiful square.
Location: Place Vendome
Entry fee: Confirm before visiting
Timings: 7 am to 10 am
Palais Du Louvre
The famous painting, Monalisa, the raft of Medusa and a lot more attract the attention of the people worldwide. Visit this lovely place to witness its beauty and grandeur.
Location: Rue de Rivoli
Entry fee: Mark the first Saturday of the month because that day the entry is free for everyone starting from 6:00 pm to 9:45 pm. €15 for onsite purchase and €17 online.
Timings: Monday to Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm
Notre Dame Cathedral
Move up a little and get impressed by the belfry, church bells and the renowned 13-ton great bell called 'Emmanuel'. Do not miss out on the garden in the Cathedral's premises.
Location: 1 rue du cloître Notre-Dame
Entry fee: 3 Euros
Timings: Monday to Friday; from 8 am to 6:45 pm and Saturday to Sunday; from 8 am to 7:45 pm
This excellent specimen of modern-day architecture was built in 1900, the purpose of building it was the Exposition Universelle. There is a lot inside this huge structure and some parts are meant for children where they can have fun and learn at the same time such as the Palais de la Découverte which is a museum.
Location: 3 avenue du Général Eisenhower
Entry fee: Independent tour, depends on the programs organized by the Nave and National Galleries.
Timings: It depends on the programs organized by the Nave and National Galleries.
Sacre Coeur Basilica
Entry fee: 8 Euro for adults and for children between the ages of 4 to 16 the fee is 5 Euro
Timings: Monday to Sunday; from 10 am to 5 pm
Location: Rue Beaubourg, côté Saint-Merri
Entry Fee: Full museum visit is 14 Euros and the reduced price is 11 Euros; Free on the first Sunday of each month and free for young people and children.
Timings: Wednesday to Monday; From 11 am to 9 pm
Palais Du Luxembourg
Location: Rue de Vaugirard
Entry Fee: Call before visiting
Timings: Only Mondays and Fridays, timings to confirm from office.