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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Road
“The Champs Elysees is one of the most famous streets in the world, so be prepared to come up against a fair few tourists, though you can sidestep the hordes pretty easily by exploring the side streets just off the main drag. For most, it's a mandatory stop, if only to catch a glimpse of the monumental Arc de Triomphe which crowns the avenue and which was commissioned by Napoléon to celebrate the armies of empire. The imposing tree-lined avenue is home to a mix of chain stores and luxury brands which, once passed, will take you down to La Concorde, where you’ll find some nice green areas, the French Government buildings, as well as the Grand Palais - a must-see for art and architecture fans alike. Don't miss Rue Saint Honoré - the epitome of chic Parisian shopping which take you all the way to the hip independent bars and shops of Le Marais.”
  • 702 locals recommend
Park
“The construction of Parc Monceau dates back to the 17th century, under the orders of the Duke of Chartres. This beautiful park, which has inspired many famous paintings, was created in the 18th century for Philippe Egalité, the cousin of Louis XVI and the father of King Louis-Philippe I.”
  • 489 locals recommend
Cultural Center
“Palais de Tokyo is the Museum for contemporary art, always worth a visit, extraordinary avantgarde exhibition The exhibits are very interactive. All collections are fresh, funky and innovative.”
  • 252 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Check the ongoing exhibition and buy your ticket in advance to avoid the queue. ”
  • 210 locals recommend
Plaza
“As all the royal squares, the Place de la Concorde knew many different names according to the political upheavals. First called Place Louis XV, it will become a symbol of the French Revolution as many people were guillotined there, including King Louis XVI and Queen Marie-Antoinette. This monumental square is one of the finest example of French classicism in the Age of Enlightenment. In the center, the statue of Louis XV was destroyed and replaced by the current obelisk offered by the Viceroy of Egypt in 1832. Located between the Champs-Elysées, the Tuileries Gardens, the Louvre and the Madeleine, Place de la Concorde and its surroundings are among the most beautiful areas of Paris.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Art Museum
“One of my favourite musuem for photography exhibition, in the beautiful Tuilerie Garden ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Pastry Shop
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“Perfect place to eat delicious macaroons with hot beverage. The decoration is fantastic.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“This place is actually a bar on a boat but I recommend to just go around for a walk along the Seine to discover Paris and enjoy thegreat view. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris or MAMVP, is a major municipal museum dedicated to modern and contemporary art of the 20th and 21st centuries, including monumental murals by Raoul Dufy and Henri Matisse. ”
  • 90 locals recommend
Historic Site
“Just opposite the Grand Palais. It hosts a wonderful art and sculpture collection including Roman artefacts. Entry is always FREE!”
  • 74 locals recommend
Bridge
“This bridge is a magnetic 🧲for lovers to enjoy walk thru it and see the Eiffel tower. ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“You can hop on a boat near Alma Marceau metro, a really nice way to discover the city, preferably at the end of the day before sunset.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This museum takes place in the former Hotel Particulier where used to live the couple Jacquemart-André. This is the perfect reflection of the luxurious French Second Empire era. You will be overwhelmed by the monumental staircase, the hivernal garden, the private rooms of the couple, the italian styled dancing hall. Divinity is the word. ”
  • 94 locals recommend
Tailor Shop
“Avenue Montaigne is lined with luxury boutiques that will immerse you in a world of elegance and refinement. You can continue with the Golden Triangle, Saint-Honoré, Madeleine and Place Vendôme. You will follow the theater of the Champs-Élysées, whose frescoes on the façade were created by Antoine Bourdelle. At the end of the avenue you arrive at the roundabout of the Champs-Élysées bridge, offering a beautiful view on "the most beautiful avenue in the world" ... At n ° 7, the Hotel Particulier built in 1844 is today a space dedicated to Art (Artcurial). Continuing on Avenue Matignon you will come to the famous Christie's auction house at No. 9 and many galleries of modern and contemporary p”
  • 80 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The best for photography exhibitions ! And the place in the Tuilerie Garden is beautiful and peaceful. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“not the best japanese food, but a Zuma - like, a decent japanese asian fusion with great atmosphere and cocktails ”
  • 41 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pastry Shop
“Perfect place to eat delicious macaroons with hot beverage. The decoration is fantastic.”
  • 117 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“This place is actually a bar on a boat but I recommend to just go around for a walk along the Seine to discover Paris and enjoy thegreat view. ”
  • 115 locals recommend
Restaurant
“not the best japanese food, but a Zuma - like, a decent japanese asian fusion with great atmosphere and cocktails ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Fun old style place where you eat steack and french fries. The sauce is a big secret and is amazing !”
  • 54 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“A very stylish place with a great interior design. Expensive but I would recommend for a brunch to enjoy the space”
  • 53 locals recommend
Bar
“Typical Parisian Brasserie with a perfect terrace ! The place to be for an afterwork !”
  • 49 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Legendary Fouquet’s... offers Michelin-starred cuisine. Always excellent !”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar / Restaurant ambiance très dynamique et conviviale / Happy hours Bar / Restaurant, lots of young workers, nice place to take a drink or eat. Happy Hours ! ”
  • 47 locals recommend

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