The best sights, experiences, and monuments in Paris, France

Mona Lisa at the Louvre Museum★★★ The Louvre - Quite simply one of the world's greatest museums, from ancient statuary (see: Venus de Milo) to Renaissance paintings (Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is but the beginning)... » more

Tour Eiffel★★★ The Eiffel Tower - The world's largest TV antenna has drawn more than 200 million visitors since it first opened as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 world's fair... » more

Notre Dame★★★ Notre Dame Cathedral - The cathedral of Paris is a world-famous Gothic forest of flying buttresses, stained glass, and stone gargoyles... » more

Musée d'Orsay - Van Gogh's Bedroom at Arles★★★ Musée d'Orsay - French art from 18th to early 20th centuries in a converted rail station. The world's greatest and largest collection of Impressionists and post-Impressionists, such as Monet, Degas, and Renoir... » more

Seine River boat cruises★★ Cruising the Seine - A cruise down the Seine River is a most romantic way to spend an afternoon or evening in Paris... » more

A coffee at the Café de Flore in Paris. (Photo by KiriS) Sipping the afternoon away at a café - A café au lait, the ghosts of famous writers, and you, whiling the day away in a Parisian café... » more

The Arc de Triomphe, Paris Arc de Triomphe - The world's most elegant traffic turnstile, a triumphal arch with great views from the top... » more

Montmartre, Paris Montmartre - The original Bohemian 'hood is a cobblestone warren of streets teeming with picturesque class and curious tourists... » more

Shopping in Paris Shopping in Paris - Little black dress anyone? From the chic fashion boutiques the storied grand magazins (department stores) to delectable gourmet food shops, this is shopping in Paris... » more

Moulin RougeA show at the Moulin Rouge - Topless dancing girls, classic can-cans, and overpriced meals at the most famous cabaret in Paris... » more