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Must Do Things in Paris

Must Do Things in Paris

Traveling is one of my favorite things to do in the world, especially when it is out of the country. There is something about experiencing a different culture and scenery that is just so exhilarating. Paris is known as one of the most romantic places in the world as well as the Fashion Capitol of The World. There is just so much history in Paris and so much to experience. Today I am sharing some of the most popular and most fascinating attractions in Paris France in my opinion. We hope that this Must Do Things in Paris post inspires you. 

Must Do Things in Paris

Must Do Things in Paris

Paris Catacombs (Les Catacombes de Paris)

Paris is typically known as a city filled with love and one of the most romantic countries but one of the most fascinating things to do there. The Paris Catacombs (Les Catacombes de Paris) are essentially an underground cemetery that holds around 6 million remains. It is a morbid thing to see but also extremely fascinating.

Luxembourg Garden (Jardin du Luxembourg)

If you are someone who loves flowers, plants, and gardens you will not want to miss the experience of the Luxembourg Garden (Jardin du Luxembourg). Jardin du Luxembourg is one of the most beautiful hosts of plant life that I have ever seen. It is filled with rose gardens orchids and so much more.

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Place de la Concorde

The Place de la Concorde is one piece of history Straight out of The French Revolution. It was created in 1772. Its initial purpose was an execution site, however today it is just known as a piece of history and it’s a of kind experience to visit.


The Palais-Royal is a truly beautiful building that you will want to see on your visit. It was originally a Royal Palace years but today it hosts the Ministry of Culture and the Constitutional Council. I think it is just a magnificent sight to see.

Must Do Things in ParisBastille

The Bastille is a square in Paris where there tend to be a lot of events and concerts that you can attend. It is a piece of history as it is where the Bastille Prison stood years ago before it was torn down during the French Revolution. Now it is a place where a lot of fun events and celebrations occur.

Moulin Rouge

I’m almost positive you have probably heard of the Moulin Rouge. There has been a highly popular movie about it, a famous song that was revamped by Christina Aguilera, PINK!, Mya, Lil Kim, and Missy Elliot. Moulin Rouge began in Paris, France and it is a famous Cabaret Show, definitely one you’ll want to check out!

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If you are a fashion junkie this is one you will not want to miss. Paris is known as the fashion capital of the world. You CANNOT miss out on doing a little shopping while you are there. The most famous street to shop is the​ ​Avenue des Champs Elysées. Other notable streets​ and shopping areas​ include Rue de Passy,​ ​Rue de Rennes, Boulevard Haussmann, ​​Avenue Montaigne,​ ​Avenue des Ternes, Rue Saint Honoré,​ ​and​ ​Rue de Rivoli-Le Marais.

Eiffel Tower

Last but certainly not least, probably the Landmark most people relate with Paris, France is the Eiffel Tower. You cannot make a trip to Paris without seeing the Eiffel Tower, I recommend going at night when it is lit up and beautiful because it makes the experience that much more special.

If you ever get the opportunity to visit Paris, France I would highly recommend it. Trust me, some of the sights are so incredibly breathtaking that it truly is unlike anything you have ever experienced. This one is a great one to add to your bucket list. We hope that you are inspired by these Must Do Things in Paris. Happy travels!

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  1. I’m bookmarking this for future reference. I have always wanted to see Paris. If I ever get there, this will be a part of my guide to the city.

  2. Ah, Paris. The City of Love. I hope to some day take the lady to Paris. Great things to do there.

  3. I hope to some day see the Eiffel Tower and the Catacombs. Such a beautiful city!

  4. We were in Paris in July and would you believe that every one of these sites was closed!? Both days we were there! The first because of Bastille Day and the second because they won the World Cup. I feel like we missed out seeing so much on our trip, I really want to go back and try again. Especially the Eiffle Tower and Catacombs. Those were both high on my list of things to knock off my bucket list.

  5. I was able to do everything last year when I went to Paris except for the visit of Luxembourg Garden. I would really love to go back to Paris. It’s really a very special country in my heart.

  6. Kiwi

    Great list of things to do beyond just the Eiffel tower. I will definitely keep these options open when I finally get a chance to visit.

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