Paris is arguably considered the most romantic place in the world.

Its a dream holiday destination particularly for young couples, whether its for their honeymoon or just a romantic getaway.

There is an endless list of popular attractions Paris, but we’ve narrowed it down to the best 35 places to visit for your next trip.

1. Disneyland Park

Disneyland Park is one of the two parks of Disneyland Paris.

It spans an area of 140 acres so you’ll need plenty of energy to cover all the ground.

This is the most popular theme park in Europe with more than 11 million visitors a year.

Disneyland Park is dedicated to Disney characters as well as other children’s tales.

Young couples will love Disneyland and can enjoy all the different zones in one packed day of fun.

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2. Walt Disney Studios Park

Walt Disney Studios Park is the second of the two Disneyland Paris parks and the newest one.

It presents the world of show business, television, production and entertainment media in general.

This is the second most visited theme park in Europe after Disneyland Park, with more than 4 million visitors per year.

The most popular attractions of Walt Disney Studios Park are the Earful and the Earffel Tower.

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3. The Louvre Museum

The Louvre art museum occupies a former royal palace next to the Tuileries Gardens in Paris.

It offers one of the world’s most impressive collections of old master paintings and ancient artworks while continuing to add to its collections and modernize its displays.

The Mona Lisa is an obvious star attraction and there’ll always be a crowd around this famous painting.

To get the best chance of seeing everything the Louvre Museum has to offer, try joining a guided tour.

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4. Louvre Pyramid

The Louvre Pyramid is a modern steel and glass structure located right in the courtyard of the famous Louvre Museum.

The pyramid is in fact an entrance to the museum that has become an attraction in itself through its futuristic, spectacular appearance.

It is balanced by an opposing, smaller pyramid, whose top faces the floor of the entrance hall in the museum.

Couples will have a great time taking photos as this iconic Paris landmark.

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5. Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is the world-known French landmark, located in the heart of its capital, Paris.

It is the most visited monument in the world, with over 7 million people coming here every year.

Both loved and contested, the Eiffel Tower is considered to be one the 7 wonders of the modern world.

This attraction is shining bright in the cultural capital of Europe, offering a splendid view over it.

It’s definitely a must see for young couples in Paris, especially at night.

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6. Moulin Rouge

Situated in the famous Montmartre district of the French capital, Moulin Rouge is probably the most popular cabaret venue in the world.

The venue maintained its colorful décor with lavish champagne evenings and just like in 1889, is offering dance shows every night.

Back then, aristocrats, famous artists and women of easy virtue used to mingle in this festive environment.

Now, Moulin Rouge is open to all who want to see a professional cabaret show and enjoy a luxurious evening.

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7. Arc de Triomphe

One of Paris’ most well-known monuments commands a position in the Place Charles de Gaulle roundabout (also called the Place de l’Etoile) at the northwest end of the avenue de Champs Elysées.

The Arc de Triomphe features remarkable size and intricate reliefs, as well as a museum and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

It honors the French military, especially those of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

To enjoy the views from the top, take a lift to the museum and then another 46 steps to the roof top.

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8. Château de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes is a 14th century castle which stands next to the Louvre as an icon of significance in the French history.

The remarkably well-preserved castle functioned both as a fortress and prison over the centuries.

A visit to the Chateau de Vincennes will take you back in time from the Hundred Years War to the World War II.

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9. Bois de Boulogne

Located in the western part of Paris, Bois de Boulogne is the second-largest public park in the French capital, after its sister-park, Bois de Vincennes, located in the opposite side of the city.

The 2,090 acre-land features lakes and ponds, flower gardens, a cascade, a zoo, several restaurants, horse racing facilities, stadiums and many other attractions.

This green oasis is a favorite for young adults after a romantic stroll.

10. Maison de Victor Hugo

Maison de Victor Hugo is the former house of the famous writer, where he lived for 16 years.

You’ll be able to admire drawings and pieces of furniture made by Victor Hugo.

See his mementos such as handwriting samples, photos, and manuscripts.

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11. Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis

Basilica of Sain-Denis is located in a quiet area of Paris.

It is one the earliest representations of the Gothic style, serving as an inspiration for many other famous landmarks.

The cathedral is also known for its Royal Necropolis, where most French royalties are buried in beautifully-sculpted tombs.

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12. Shakespeare and Company

Located in the heart of Paris, Shakespeare and Company is one of the most famous independent English bookshops in the world.

For more than half of century, this library has maintained its authenticity, selling handpicked books and offering a free place to stay for young writers.

The bookstore fills the space of a former monastery that was once part of the Notre Dame.

Shakespeare and Company is a family business.

Young couples can get classic romance novels and learn a thing or two!

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13. Château de Fontainebleau

The Palace of Fontainebleau is one of the largest palaces in France.

It has been the home of sovereigns for eight centuries.

Situated in the heart of a 17,000 hectare of green paradise, 55 km from Paris, the castle has evolved from a medieval dungeon to one of the most  spectacular Renaissance royal residences in the world.

In the words of Napoleon, “the true home of kings, the house of all centuries”.

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14. Hôtel de Ville

Hôtel de Ville is the house of the Parisian municipality and a historical landmark.

After 3 renovation attempts spanning 5 centuries, it came up with the present version of the building.

It showcases the lavish style of Neo-Renaissance.

Apart from the beauty and prestige of the building itself, couples can also enjoy the free temporary art exhibitions hosted here.

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15. Petit Palais

The Petit Palais, located in the vicinity of Champs-Élysées, is one of the architectural masterpieces much beloved by locals.

It’s also home to the Musée des Beaux-Arts.

It is considered by some as a mini Louvre because of its impressive art collection.

There are over 1300 works from various periods that couples will enjoy.

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16. La Madeleine

La Madeleine is a massive temple church located near Place de la Concorde.

52 20-meter long Corinthian columns make it look like a Roman temple.

Inside La Madeleine, the decor will remind you of the Renaissance Roman baths.

Don’t miss the 1837 statue of Mary Magdalene, carried by angels, placed above the high altar.

Often an overlooked Parisian landmark, the temple is a beautiful example of the Neo-classical with intricate representations of religious figures.

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17. Tuileries Garden

Right next to the Louvre Museum spreads one of the first and most popular public gardens in Paris, the Tuileries Garden.

Couples can watch the 60,000 bulbs during spring in the 280,000 meter square oasis.

The Tuileries Garden is complemented by fountains and ponds.

It is an open-air museum for classic sculptures and paintings.

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18. Luxembourg Gardens

Located in the vicinity of the Latin Quarter, the Luxembourg Gardens are a green oasis spread over 25 hectares.

It is one of the most beloved Parisian parks.

The gardens feature flower beds, fruit trees, ponds, intricate statues and beautiful fountains.

Couples also come here to relax or engage in different leisure activities.

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19. Quai Branly Museum

Located close to Eiffel Tower, the Quai Branly Museum is one of the most recent and best museums in Paris on indigenous cultures.

Apart from the visually striking objects on display, the building in itself is worth visiting for its rare combination of steel, grass and glass.

3,500 pieces are showcased but there are over 267,000 pieces in the backrooms.

You’ll see exhibits divided into the regions Asia, Oceania, The Americas, and Africa.

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20. Conciergerie

Located on the Ile de la Cité, the Conciergerie is a formerly part of the royal palace but is now used for law courts.

It became famous during the French Revolution when it functioned as a prison.

Couples will be able to see reconstructed prison cells and historic memorabilia.

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21. Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde is one of the largest and most famous squares in Paris.

The octagonal public square covers 84,000 square meters and features a 3300-metre-high Obelisk, two twin stone buildings, two fountains and 8 statues.

It is surrounded by the most famous attractions in Paris including Champs Elysées, the Seine, the Louvre and many other museums.

Place de la Concorde served as the main stage of the French Revolution.

Today a symbol of peace for the French.

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22. Jardin des Plantes

The Jardin des Plantes is one of the first botanical gardens in the world and a popular Parisian attraction.

Part of the National Museum of Natural History, the gardens cover 28 hectares, filled with plants from all over the world.

It is divided into several zones and has around 23,500 species of plants.

The site also features a small zoo and a labyrinth.

Couples will easily enjoy a romantic day out when they visit Jardin des Plantes.

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23. Père Lachaise Cemetery

Père Lachaise Cemetery is one of the largest in the world located in the heart of Paris.

The 109 acre green “City of the Dead” has 70,000 burial places.

This includes famous French and foreign musicians, writers and other artists.

Though an unusual attraction, many couples come to visit the Père Lachaise Cemetery for a romantic stroll through the 5,000 trees, Gothic burial places, mausoleums and Haussmanian chambers.

Aside from the celebrity remnants, there are also 5 World War II memorials here.

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24. Sainte-Chapelle

Saint-Chapelle is located on the Ile de la Cité, in the heart of Paris.

It is a popular tourist attraction, holding one of the largest collections of 13th century stained glass in the world.

Sometimes it serves as a classical concerts venue.

If you want to see Sainte-Chapelle, avoid the crowdy weekends.

Between 12 am and 2 pm you cannot enter the building as the police has to filter the visitors.

Go there on a sunny day so you can get the full effect of light through the stained glass windows.

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25. Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain

Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain hosts contemporary art exhibitions, promoting renowned artists and new-comers.

Glass and steel makes up the modern building.

Temporary exhibits are held here frequently including photography, videos, painting exhibitions, and fashion shows.

There are about 1000 artworks at the museum.

Couples will love the unique displays at Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain.

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26. Les Invalides

Les Invalides is a 13-hectare complex of museums and monuments.

There are 15 courtyards in the entire complex.

One of them have an iconic statue of Napoleon.

Overlooking the Seine, the former hospital for wounded soldiers is a fine example of French classical architecture and a testament of the most glorious times in the country’s history.

If you love museums, don’t miss the Army Museum, Musée des Plans-Reliefs and Musée de l’Ordre de la Libération.

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27. Panthéon

Located in the Latin Quartier of the French capital, the Pantheon is an imposing buildings in Paris.

It was originally built as a church, but now it serves as a mausoleum for the most famous French nationals.

The Pantheon’s name literally translates to “Every God”

Couples can get a spectacular view of Paris and one of the best views of the Eiffel Tower by climbing the dome of the Pantheon.

A free guide will accompany you for safety reasons.

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28. Palais de Tokyo

Palais de Tokyo is one of the most famous and appreciated modern art museums in the French capital.

Located next to Trocadéro and overlooking the Seine, the massive building hosts numerous exhibitions representing recent and current artistic trends.

It showcases around 8,000 exhibits from the 20th and the 21st centuries.

Temporary exhibitions change every 6 weeks while the permanent collection, housed on the 1st floor, showcase samples of Fauvism, Dadaism, Surrealism, Cubism, and Nouvéau Réalisme.

It also hosts performances and concerts.

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29. Palais Garnier

Palais Garnier is one of the most famous and largest opera house in the world.

It stands as a Parisian symbol, due to its extravagant Neo-Baroque style.

Now housing the Paris Ballet, the attraction has the opulence of Versailles and has served as an inspiration for many artists.

Young couples will love exploring this unique venue and there are plenty of packaged tours available.

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30. Catacombs of Paris

Also known as the Empire of the Dead, the Catacombs of Paris is a 321 km underground channel where the skulls and bones of almost 7 million rest.

However, only 2 kms is open for tourists.

The quarries have become an attraction as early as the 19th century.

Today, bones and skulls are neatly arranged on the sides of the corridor, some forming artistic patterns. 

There are also a number of interesting carvings.

Young couples who don’t mind a fright will enjoy this mysterious experience. 

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31. Basilica of Sacré-Coeur

Basilica of Sacré-Coeur is located on the top of the Montmartre Hill, 234 steps from the ground.

It is an iconic monuments in France and provides scenic views of the city.

Outside Basilica of Sacré-Coeur there is a fountain and a garden.

Couples often climb the stairs of the hill not necessarily to visit the church, but just to lay on the grass, have a picnic and enjoy the scenery of Paris.

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32. Parc Astérix

Parc Astérix is the 2nd-largest French theme park, designed after the very popular 1959 children stories of Astérix and Obelix.

The park is situated 30 km away from Paris and it’s especially fun for young couples.

It features 60 forms of entertainment, 32 attractions, 10 thrills and 6 theme worlds.

People from all over the world come here for the large variety of roller-coasters – some of the biggest and most exciting in Europe.

Parc Astérix also offers haunted castle experiences as well as stunt, magic and animals shows.

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33. Orsay Museum

Overlooking the Seine, the Orsay Museum is a popular art museum in Paris.

The beautiful art-nouveau 3-story building houses the paintings, sculptures, and photography collections of the modern era.

Orsay Museum was built in a former train station from 1900 and maintains its elegance and grandeur til today.

Book skip the line tickets with your partner to avoid the long queue. 

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34. Centre Georges Pompidou

Centre Pompidou is a well known museum of modern art.

It is, in fact, the largest one in Europe.

Located in the hip Marais district in Paris, the museum presents several art movements, such as Cubism, Surrealism and Fauvism.

Centre Pompidou usually hosts around 25 temporary exhibitions showing 600 works at one time and has around 50,000 works kept in its vaults.

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35. Champs-Élysées

Champs-Élysées is one the most famous streets in Paris.

From Place de la Concorde to the Arc of Triomphe, the trees-bordered avenue showcases elegant cafes and restaurants, luxurious shops and petite cinemas.

Champs-Élysées, which translates to “Elysian Fields”, is also the place where the French like to hold their celebrations.

Young couples can enjoy a romantic walk along the road with interesting stop along the way. 

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