Paris has been the most visited city in the world for many years, and for good reason. The French capital is home to numerous breathtaking monuments that never fail to impress.
Discover some of the famous landmarks of the City of Light, which attract millions of visitors each year:
The Eiffel Tower:
The most iconic of all Parisian monuments and a symbol of the city. It attracts over 7 million visitors annually.
The Arc de Triomphe:
The second symbol of Paris after the Eiffel Tower, located at the heart of the city and overlooking the famous Champs-Elysées avenue.
Notre-Dame de Paris:
The renowned cathedral that inspired Victor Hugo. It is the most visited historical monument in Europe, with over 13 million visitors each year.
A famous institution housing the tomb of Emperor Napoleon under its recognizable golden dome.
The Paris Opera:
Comprising both the Opéra Garnier, considered one of the most beautiful opera houses in the world, and the Opéra Bastille.
A complex housing several French political and artistic institutions.
The Grand Palais:
An imposing monument located near the Champs-Elysées, hosting cultural and artistic events.
A monumental work that honors prominent figures who left their mark on French history.
Located on the Île de la Cité, it is famous for housing some of Christ’s relics.
Also situated on the Île de la Cité, it is a former royal palace turned into a courthouse and prison in Paris.
The Basilique du Sacré-Cœur:
Located atop the Montmartre hill, known for its large circular dome.
The Tour Saint-Jacques:
Found in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, it is the starting point of the Catholic pilgrimage to Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle.
Book your stay in Paris now at the 4-star Bedford Hotel to explore the most beautiful monuments of the capital.