Paris, the city of art and romance, offers something for everyone. From shopping to beautiful architecture to arts to food, this city is almost fairytale like a magical place, alive in the 21st century. Tourists from all over the world have visited Paris and fell in love with this city. A trip to Paris is absolutely mandatory when you travel to France. This city has been an icon for arts, food, and love for ages. Apart from being one of the richest cities in the world, Paris is huge and full of history and culture and arts and architecture which can take a lifetime to explore. That’s why deciding which tourist attractions in Paris you should check out during a short vacation can be really overwhelming. To make your job a little bit easier, here is a list of the three best places to visit in Paris.
3. The Pantheon
Located in the Latin Quarter in Paris and a short walk from Jardin du Luxembourg, this used-to-be church now functions as a secular mausoleum. The Mausoleum houses the remains of some of the most important French citizens including Victor Hugo and Marie Curie. But the must see the attraction in this place is actually not what’s underneath the Pantheon. The 360 degrees panoramic views of the beautiful city that you get from the top of the Pantheon is the true reason why it is one of the best Paris tourist attractions. The wait time is much lesser than at Eifel Tower, but the view is almost as magnificent. Visiting the Pantheon will also save much of your precious time if you are on a short trip to Paris. But make sure to witness the iconic Eifel Tower by standing at the bottom of it, even if you don’t go up.
2. Palace of Versailles
Palace of Versailles is a must visit place if you can manage only one day trip during your short trip to Paris. It takes about thirty minutes to reach Versailles via train from Paris, and the journey to this the palace is worth every bit of the time. Versailles is the most historic and luxurious royal chateau in all of France. There are a lot of things to do and explore in the Palace of Versailles, so make sure you do your research before you go.
1. The Louvre
The Louvre is one of the world’s largest museums and one of the best tourist attractions in Paris. You will get to see over thirty-five thousand artifacts from the prehistoric era to the nineteenth century. This iconic museum covers an area of sixty thousand six hundred. It is the most visited art museum in the entire world. A trip to Paris will not be complete if you do not visit this one of a kind museum. During your short trip to Paris, make sure you prioritize what you want to see when you visit, as there is no way to see all of the Louvre in one visit.