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10 cultural sites not to be missed during your stay in Paris

Your trip to Paris is a chance to get to know a capital in constant motion. City of Light, Paris is also an open-air museum with countless cultural sites that are well worth a visit!

To help you choose from the long list of unmissable monuments and museums, here are the top ten Parisian must-sees:

  • The Eiffel Towerand Champ de Mars
  • The Louvre Museum
  • The Musée d’Orsay
  • The Centre Pompidou
  • The Palace of Versailles
  • The Sacré-Coeur Basilica
  • The Notre-Dame Cathedral
  • The Arc de Triomphe
  • The Quai Branly Museum
  • The Grand Palais Galleries