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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.

Botanical Garden
“The botanic gardens, complete with small zoo. The Natural History Museum is housed within these garden.”
  • 431 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Island
“this small island is very close to le Marais, you can walk to go there and is very cute, with many crepes and ice cream places. It's just a nice walk into the heart of Paris.”
  • 204 locals recommend
  • 5 Experiences
Ice Cream Shop
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“best ice cream in town stop at the café for the nice view on the bridge best place to sit on the Island Saint Louis”
  • 190 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Museum
“La Grande Galerie de l’Evolution has an evocative sound and light show playing all the time in the main, massive, animal-filled space. Don't miss the endangered and extinct animals wing. Get a mint tea and food across the road at the mosque.”
  • 93 locals recommend
Museum
“Some parts of the building are free to access, including the rooftop, with a great view. The restaurant is expensive.”
  • 134 locals recommend
Plaza
“Classy and authentic high quality French Bistro experience. Be it a coffee or a lunch or dinner. Great food and people. DELMAS cafe is a must in Paris. Try their Barbre au Rhum!!!”
  • 71 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Historic Site
“Great hidden Park...there, you can imagine gladiators springing and fighting for their survival: sad remambrance of the violence of the roman empire”
  • 102 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Historic Site
“A partially destroyed Roman amphitheater, discovered in the 19th century, located right in the center of the city and surrounded by the fashionable quartier St-Germain-des-Pres!”
  • 23 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Zoo
“Better value for money than the Paris Zoo in Vincennes. Great architecture and overall experience.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“one of the loveliest street market, many grocers – runs everyday, charcuterie, veg, seafood, cheeses and patisseries - also bars, restaurants - great during the day and for a stroll in the evening !”
  • 27 locals recommend
Plaza
“Handy farmer's market. 07h00 - 14h30, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday”
  • 43 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Stunning building, and you should absolutely visit the rooftop (amazing view) ! ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Diner
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“My favorite. An American diner plonked down in the middle of Paris. I go here for comfort food constantly. Waitstaff speak English and French fluently, they have milkshakes and pancakes and all the good stuff. They have 3 locations, but this is the best one.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bakery
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“you might have heard of kayser every parisian has once lined up for an hour to get their 'monge tradition' called after the street. They've since opened a few in paris and a few more abroad, but the real one is 100 meters from home!”
  • 31 locals recommend
Basque Restaurant
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“good value and super fun atmosphere, it s basque food from the south west, very heavy so maybe save it for the evening, try the cassoulet or the mountain veal! it s to die for.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bakery
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“An unforgettable view of Notre-Dame cathedral and a quintessentially traditional restaurant serving classic dishes from the gastronomic hall of fame, including legendary Challans duck. Formal, elegant service, like in the old days. Superb wine list. (Michelin Guide)”
  • 30 locals recommend