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AttractionsParis France

8 Ways to See Paris Differently: See Paris as many don't.

Autolib' - Discover Paris with an electric car!

Place des États-Unis: United States Square not far from the Eiffel Tower.

Paris Sewers Museum (Musée des Égouts): This small museum offers visitors a chance to visit Paris underground.

Montmartre Yesteryear: Find out some of Montmartre's past.

Montmartre Then & Now: Set of 6 'Then & Now' photos of Montmartre.

Paris Scavenger Hunt: How well do you know Paris?

Champs de Mars - Home to the Eiffel Tower.

Petite Ceinture: The railway that once encircled Paris

Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown's thrilling bestseller The Da Vinci Code.

Paris Plage - Visit a beach in the heart of Paris!

Pére Lachaise Cemetery - Makes a nice walk, in the back are very beautiful memorials, some for the Jews killed during WWII others for the French resistance, and has lots of famous people buried there, La Fontaine, Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison.

Cimetière du Montparnasse - This is the final resting place to Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Serge Gainsbourg, Samuel Beckett, Alfred Dreyfus and many others. The cemetery is near the train station of the same name.

Passerelle Léopold-Sédar-Senghor: A walk over love lock bridge.

Catacombs of Paris: Housing the bones of six million Parisians.

Musée d'Orsay - Was once a train station, is smaller than the Louvre, that makes it less overwhelming and you can just about see everything in a day. The Musee d'Orsay and Louvre and are free on the first Sunday of each month.

Sacré Cœur - The view of Paris from here is as good as it gets, also so makes a nice walk as there are some squares that have street painters.

Jardin du Luxembourg and Jardin des Tuileries - Are nice places to have lunch in. Both have an amazing amount of a public chairs that are just asking to be sit in.

Champs-Élysées: Nothing says Paris more than a walk along the Champs-Élysées.

Picpus Cemetery: Final resting place of Lafayette.

Eiffel Tower: Paris' most popular landmark.

Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet Church: Yesterday and today photos of Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet Church.

1910 Great Flood of Paris - Old postcards of the great flood of Paris.

Ballons Monté - Airmail used during the 1870/71 Siege of Paris.

Exposition Universelle de 1855: Paris' first world's fair held from May 15th to November 15th, 1855.

Exposition Universelle de 1867: Paris' second world's fair held from April 1st to October 31st, 1867.

Exposition Universelle de 1900: Postcards of the world's fair held in Paris from April 15th to November 12th, 1900.

Grande Roue de Paris: Once the largest Ferris Wheel in the world.

Montparnasse Train Accident: This famous train accident took place on October 22nd 1895 in Paris.

Day trips out of Paris

Chartres - A touristy yet small town with a very beautiful Cathedral.

Château de Versailles (Palace of Versailles) - Is astonishing and should not be missed. It gives you a first-class example of French architecture and garden layout, and you understand why there was a revolution.

Web sites related to Paris

Restopolitan: Eat great food in Paris and get one free meal for each reservation with Card Restopolitan.

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