MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACES IN PARIS

Everyone knows Paris as the place that inspired Hemingway and Balzac, impressionist paintings and love songs. But when you finally visit the city for yourself, and see the cobblestoned streets of Saint-Germain and backlit silhouette of Notre Dame, its charm transcends cliche. With gilded history reflected across so many arrondissements in Paris, here are 25 places that are among the most beautiful in the city. Part 1 of 2.

Author: Caitlin Morton

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Inside the Panthéon (look up)


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Pont Alexandre III


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Luxembourg Garden in the spring


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Fontaines de la Concorde


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Gilded chandeliers and frescoes of Palais Garnier


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The gothic Cathédrale Notre-Dame


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Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton


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Sculpture garden of Musée Rodin


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The ornate Musée Jacquemart-André


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Eiffel Tower as seen from Place du Trocadéro


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Père Lachaise Cemetery


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Belleville street art


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View down Champs-Élysées from Arc de Triomphe


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