This lustrous city is not just for the couples or romantics amongst us. It is also a place of inspiration and marvels with some of the most stunning sights a country has to offer.
For the more creative amongst us, there are many sights and attractions to take in which will open the mind and reside in the heart for many years to come.
Here are 5 of the most beautiful places that no trip to Paris should be without a visit to.
1. Notre-Dame Cathédrale
You may have heard it referenced through a particular Disney film, but this most impressive gothic architecture is something else!
Often referred to as the religious center of Paris, the Notre-Dame has at one point or other in its long history been home to the Celts, Romans, and Christians.
Constructed in 1163, it was the first cathedral of its kind to be built in a Gothic style and subsequently led the way for France’s future cathedrals.
Not to be confused with the Pantheon in Rome, this French location is the most grandeur of buildings. The Panthéon is a neoclassicism architectural masterpiece initially used as a church, but these days is a secular mausoleum.
Built in 1758, the structure of the building alongside many beautiful, timeless art classics is favored by locals and tourists alike, alongside the various crypts of notable French citizens.
3. Louvre Museum
If it is beautiful pieces of art that you are most impressed by, then the Louvre is the place to visit.
Laying claim as the most magnificent art museum in the world, this visually stunning building is home to a colossal amount of artwork covering various ages.
Whether your interest lies in the Romans or the Greeks, all visitors can request a personal tour which makes use of expert guides, which is thoroughly recommended.
4. Château de Versailles
Once home to the remarkable Marie-Antoinette, the Château de Versailles comprises of a stunning palace and enormous gardens and parks.
Famed for its impressive hall of mirrors, visitors can get audio guided tours around the enormous grounds, with buggies available for hire to drive you around the vast outdoor sections!
5. Palais Garnier – Opera National de Paris
A national treasure, this performance hall is home to some of the most famous ballet, opera, and chamber music performances in the entire city.
A beautiful building with all you would expect, this opera house is full of grandeur including those all so essential chandeliers, Gobelins, and mirrors and that’s just for starters!