The most beautiful monuments of Paris to visit with family
Paris has thousands of monuments : cathedral, churches, museums, castles or symbolic places that have marked the history of Paris and the history of France. These Parisian monuments are an exceptional heritage.Incontournables: Eiffel Tower, Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris (and its 380 steps to climb to the top), the Basilica of Sacred Heart (free entry). Many Parisian monuments are free for young people and some are open late at night.
Paris has 2,185 monuments! An impressive figure that makes it one of the most visited cities in the world!
Only 5 women rest in the Panthéon (Sophie Berthelot in 1907, Marie Curie in 1995, Germaine Tillion and Geneviève De Gaulle-Anthonioz in 2015, Simone Veil in 2017) for 72 men!
Gustave Eiffel has engraved on the tower the names of 72 leading French engineers, scientists and mathematicians of the time
The Arc de Triomphe was almost an elephant. It was the first Napoleon project, finally abandoned!
André Malraux, then Minister of Cultural Affairs and admirer of Chagall who asked the painter to achieve a new ceiling at the Opera Garnier.
The ballet of the Paris Opera is composed of Stars, first dancers, subjects, coryphaes and quadrilles