PARIS BY EMY Must See in

Must See in Paris : Those sites are historically very powerful, full of great stories, events, men who built the entire country, sometimes with blood on their hands, sometimes with majestic ideas and gigantic forces. Go off the beaten path.

Must See in Paris Paris by Emy

You must see what speaks to your heart in Paris

You must See in Paris, magnificent forests, little villages & castles around Paris, taste typical French patisseries, and see historical districts, cafés, great Parisian institutions not so popular.

Go shopping Made in Paris as well, into boutiques, walking into the streets full of Luxury stores, into Parisian art galleries. Ask for a walking private tour guide with a private car driver in option.

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Must See in Paris from PARIS BY EMY

Paris’s must see captivate visitors with their beauty, history, and cultural significance, whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler.


Park Bois de Vincennes, must see PARIS BY EMY

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The Bois de Vincennes, a total area of 995 hectares (2,459 acres) East of Paris, is the largest ‘green lung’ of the city. It is all about wood, wildlife, arboretum, zoo, lakes, boat ride, biking, picnic, castle, concerts, horse racing, museums, restaurants… It was created between 1855 and 1866 by the Emperor Napoleon III. This park is 3 times bigger than Central Park, great to explore and a marvelous place to relax in a big city like Paris.


La Conciergerie Must Se in Paris PARIS BY EMY

If you visit the Sainte Chapelle, you should visit la conciergerie at the same time. They are next to each other. This used to be a royal residence from the 6th century and then a prison. During the French revolution, it became a place for custody and a court where the most famous prisoner was Queen Marie-Antoinette herself, the last queen of France.


Bastille Must See in Paris PARIS BY EMY

The Place de la Bastille is a square in Paris where the Bastille prison stood until the storming of the Bastille. It is the result of  its subsequent physical destruction between 14 July 1789 and 14 July 1790 during the French Revolution. Around, you have the modern Bastille opéra, the famous rue de Lappe for a festive night or a bar shopping. The lovely Arsenal Harbor used to be a freight port but it has become since 1983 a marina. Perfect place to have a cup of coffee or a picnic by the Seine River.


Maison de Victor Hugo Must See in Paris PARIS BY EMY

Victor Hugo (1802 – 1885) was one of the most talented French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Outside of France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Le bossu de Notre-Dame), 1831. He lived place des Vosges in the Marais district, an amazing district of Paris, adored by the Parisians.


La Défense business district center a must see PARIS BY EMY

La Défense is a major business district located 3 kilometers west of Paris. It is Europe’s largest purpose-built business district with 560 hectares (1,400 acres), 72 glass and steel buildings, 180,000 daily workers, and 3,500,000 square meters (38,000,000 sq ft) of office space. The business district contains Les Quatre Temps, a large shopping mall with 220 stores, 48 restaurants and a 24-screen movie theatre. Have a coffee early in the morning to experience the Parisian business life and go shopping.


Tour Sud Cathédrale de Notre Dame Must See in Paris PARIS BY EMY

422 steps for a breathtaking view over the cathedral and the heart of Paris. A quintessential Gothic cathedral, building started in 1163 and lasted over 170 years. Until the building of Amiens Cathedral in the 13th century, it was the largest religious building in the West. After the fire of April 2019 and under renovation, only a walking tour around the cathedral is possible. The renovation should be over December 2024.


Fondation Loui Vuitton, a must see by PARIS BY EMY

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The Louis Vuitton Foundation is an amazing art museum and cultural center in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. It is a large art exhibitions sponsored by the group LVMH. The building architecture is magnificent, designed by the architect Frank Gehry. LVMH is a French multinational luxury goods conglomerate headquartered in Paris (France). The owner Bernard Arnault made a donation of 200 million euros for Notre Dame cathedral’s renovation as well as François Pinault.


The Paris Stock Exchange is a circular building surmounted by a dome located rue de Viarmes, in the Halles district. On April 27, 2016, François Pinault and the town hall of Paris announced in this building contemporary art collections. The art collection is from the businessman François Pinault (10,000 works), managed by the Pinault Collection. The Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection offers a point of view on contemporary works. Mr Pinault has brought his collection together for more than 50 years, through a program of exhibitions and events.

la Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection by PARIS BY EMY

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Must See in Paris

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