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Top 5 places in Paris to add to your bucket list

From the largest art museums and famous avenues to the world’s most recognizable landmarks and crème de la crème attractions, Paris has it all. Home to some of the most incredible architecture and art masterpieces, rich cultural life, and some mouth-watering cuisine, Paris offers an unforgettable list of experiences. In this article, we’ve prepared 5 places in Paris that should be added to your bucket list next time you will be visiting this city.

1. Champs-Élysées.

Paris features many of the world's biggest, most famous, and most visited places. Champs-Élysées is considered to be one of the most beautiful avenues in Europe. Whether you want to discover breathtaking monuments, have a culture o’clock in the theatre or exhibition, enjoy great shopping, or have a coffee in the famous Ladurée patisserie, this is the place you should go to.

2. Sainte-Chapelle.

Built back in the 13th century, Sainte-Chapelle, an absolute piece of art and a true gem of Gothic style, is worth your visit. The royal chapel located in Île de la Cité features a truly exceptional collection of stained-glass windows and is famous for its holy relics and concerts. Also, it’s moments away from the Notre-Dame!

3. Musée du Louvre.

Musée du Louvre, the largest and one of the most famous art museums in the world, should definitely be one of the experiences in Paris you cannot miss. No wonder why it’s one of the world’s most visited museums – it holds numerous art masterpieces, starting from Egyptian and Greek antiquities to the work of Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt. If you haven’t been to the Musée du Louvre, you really haven’t been to Paris.

4. Eiffel Tower.

Is it possible to imagine Paris without the Eiffel Tower? It is the landmark that most people associate with the city as well as one of the world’s most recognizable sites. ⁠In 1889, Paris hosted the World’s Fair and to show off its mechanical capabilities, the Eiffel Tower was commissioned as an impressive centrepiece. Also, not many people know but there is also a hidden apartment in Eiffel Tower that was used to entertain guests in the past.

5. Palais Garnier.

One of the largest Opera theatres in Europe should be surely added to your Paris bucket list. Considered to be a masterpiece of Neo-Baroque Architecture, this monumental theatre features Grand Escalier, a size of an auditorium that could fit Arc de Triumph, The Grand Foyer, and many more extraordinary details worth witnessing.

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