Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #11 in Paris, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 11.4 km
Ascend 243 m
Descend 256 m

Experience Paris in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Paris

Sight 1: Musée de la Vie Romantique

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Musée de la Vie Romantique Musée de la Vie romantique / marque déposée

The Musée de la Vie romantique is located in the Nouvelle Athènes district of the 9th arrondissement of Paris. It is located at 16, rue Chaptal, in the Hôtel Scheffer-Renan, the former home of the Dutch-born painter Ary Scheffer and a romantic-inspired home during the first part of the nineteenth century.

Wikipedia: Musée de la vie romantique (FR), Website

171 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Jardin Pauline-García-Viardot

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Jardin Pauline-García-Viardot

The Pauline-García-Viardot Garden is a square in the 9th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Jardin Pauline-García-Viardot (FR)

423 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Comédie de Paris

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Comédie de Paris

The Comédie de Paris is a Parisian theater located at 42, rue Pierre-Fontaine, at the foot of the Butte Montmartre.

Wikipedia: Comédie de Paris (FR), Website

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Chapelle Sainte-Rita

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The Sainte-Rita Chapel is a Roman Catholic chapel located at 65 Boulevard de Clichy in the 9th arrondissement of Paris opposite the Moulin Rouge. Dedicated to Saint Rita of Cascia, the patron saint of lost causes, the chapel was inaugurated in 1956 to serve the prostitutes of the Pigalle, then a busy red-light district. It is affiliated with the nearby Église de la Sainte-Trinité.

Wikipedia: Sainte-Rita, Paris (EN)

72 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 5: Moulin Rouge

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The Moulin Rouge is a Parisian cabaret founded in 1889 by the Catalan Josep Oller and Charles Zidler, who already owned the Olympia. It is located on the Boulevard de Clichy in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, in the Pigalle district at the foot of the Montmartre hill.

Wikipedia: Moulin Rouge (FR), Website

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 6: Les Trois Baudets

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Les Trois Baudets is a cultural establishment in the city of Paris, France, located at 64, boulevard de Clichy, at the foot of the Montmartre hill in the Pigalle district. The bar-restaurant can seat 50 people, and the concert hall can accommodate up to 200 people.

Wikipedia: Les Trois Baudets (FR), Website

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Maison Eymonaud

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The Eymonaud house is located at no. 7 impasse Marie-Blanche, which opens onto rue Constance, in Paris, in the 18th arrondissement.

Wikipedia: Maison Eymonaud (Paris) (FR)

458 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: jardin Louise-Weber-dite-La-Goulue

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jardin Louise-Weber-dite-La-Goulue

The Louise Weber Garden, known as La Goulue, formerly known as the "Burq Garden" or "Square de la Rue Burq", is a green space located on the Montmartre hill, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris (France).

Wikipedia: Jardin Louise-Weber-dite-La-Goulue (FR)

358 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: The Wall of Love

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The Wall of Love is a love-themed wall of 40 square metres (430 sq ft) in the Jehan Rictus garden square in Montmartre, Paris, France. The wall was created in 2000 by artists Fédéric Baron and Claire Kito and is composed of 612 tiles of enamelled lava, on which the phrase 'I love you' is featured 311 times in 250 languages. Each tile is 21 by 29.7 centimetres.

Wikipedia: Wall of Love (EN), Website

177 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Crypte du Martyrium de Saint-Denis

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The crypt of the martyrium of Saint Denis is a religious building in the Montmartre district, at 11, rue Yvonne-Le-Tac, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. It is the site of several significant episodes in religious history.

Wikipedia: Crypte du martyrium de saint Denis (FR)

212 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Madame Arthur

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Madame Arthur is a drag cabaret venue in the Rue des Martyrs, 18th arrondissement of Paris. It is named after the eponymous song.

Wikipedia: Madame Arthur (EN), Website

16 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 12: Le Divan du Monde

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Le Divan du Monde is a converted theatre, now functioning as a concert space, located at 75 rue des Martyrs, in the 18th arrondissement, in the Pigalle neighborhood of Paris.

Wikipedia: Le Divan du Monde (EN), Website

70 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: La Cigale

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La Cigale Andreas Praefcke / CC BY 3.0

La Cigale is a theatre located at 120, boulevard de Rochechouart near Place Pigalle, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. The theatre is part of a complex connected to the Boule Noire. The hall can accommodate 1,389 people standing or 954 seated. The orchestra floor has a scalable platform that can tilt and rise using a hydraulic system.

Wikipedia: La Cigale (EN), Website

6 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 14: La Boule Noire

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La Boule Noire is a theater in the Montmartre district, located at 120 boulevard de Rochechouart in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. It adjoins the La Cigale room.

Wikipedia: Boule Noire (salle de spectacle) (FR), Website

224 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Le Trianon

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Le Trianon

Le Trianon is a theatre and concert hall in Paris. It is located at 80, boulevard de Rochechouart, in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, at the foot of the hill of Montmartre.

Wikipedia: Le Trianon (theatre) (EN), Website

632 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 16: Espace Dali

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Dalí Paris is an exhibition space for works by Salvador Dalí from the Dalí Universe collection, in particular sculptures and engravings. Renovated in 2018, the museum has more than 300 original works, representative of his work. It is located in Paris, in the Montmartre district.

Wikipedia: Espace Dalí (FR), Website

470 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 17: Musée de Montmartre

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The Musée de Montmartre is located in Montmartre, at 8-14 rue Cortot in the 18th (XVIII) arrondissement of Paris, France. It was founded in 1960 and was classified as a Musée de France in 2003. The buildings were formerly the home of several famous artists, including Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Suzanne Valadon.

Wikipedia: Musée de Montmartre (EN), Website

307 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 18: Butte Montmartre

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Montmartre and Belleville are disputing the highest levelling point in Paris. A distinction must be made between the two locations: "public domain, municipal road" and "private domain".

Wikipedia: Point culminant de Paris (FR)

161 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 19: Fontaine Wallace

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Wallace fountains are public drinking fountains named after, financed by and roughly designed by Sir Richard Wallace. The final design and sculpture is by Wallace's friend Charles-Auguste Lebourg. They are large cast-iron sculptures scattered throughout the city of Paris, France, mainly along the most-frequented sidewalks. A great aesthetic success, they are recognized worldwide as one of the symbols of Paris. A Wallace fountain can be seen outside the Wallace Collection in London, the gallery that houses the works of art collected by Sir Richard Wallace and the first four Marquesses of Hertford.

Wikipedia: Wallace fountain (EN)

218 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 20: Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris

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The Basilica of Sacré Coeur de Montmartre, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and often simply Sacré-Cœur, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica in Paris dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. It was formally approved as a national historic monument by the National Commission of Patrimony and Architecture on December 8, 2022.

Wikipedia: Sacré-Cœur, Paris (EN), Website

374 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 21: Halle Saint-Pierre

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Halle Saint-PierreJim Linwood from London / CC BY 2.0

The Halle Saint-Pierre is a museum dedicated to naïve art, outsider art, singular art and outsider art. It is located in Paris, at the foot of the Montmartre hill in a former Baltard-style hall, which once housed a market, a school, and then a garage of the municipal cleaning service.

Wikipedia: Halle Saint Pierre, musée d'Art Brut et d'Art Singulier (FR), Website

551 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 22: Le Louxor

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The Luxor is a cinema located at 170, boulevard de Magenta in the 10th arrondissement of Paris (France), built by the architect Henri Zipcy and inaugurated on October 6, 1921.

Wikipedia: Le Louxor (FR), Website

413 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 23: Hôpital Lariboisière

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Lariboisière Hospital is a hospital in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, France.

Wikipedia: Lariboisière Hospital (EN), Website

1476 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 24: Basilique Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc

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The Saint Joan of Arc Basilica is located on the Rue de Torcy and the Rue de la Chapelle in the quartier de la Chapelle of the 18th arrondissement of Paris. Its design was the subject of a contentious design competition. The winning partially-completed design was eventually scrapped in favor of a more modest modernist design.

Wikipedia: Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, Paris (EN)

140 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 25: Marché de La Chapelle

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The La Chapelle market, also called the Marché de l'Olive, named after the rue de l'Olive that runs along it, is a covered market located in the Chapelle district of the 18th arrondissement of Paris. The hall, which houses permanent food shops, was built from 1883 to 1885 by Auguste-Joseph Magne, following the example of the central halls in Paris due to Baltard. The plans are available on the website of the heritage libraries of Paris. The hall has been listed as a historical monument since 8 March 1982.

Wikipedia: Marché de la Chapelle (FR)

789 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 26: Le Cent Quatre

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The Centquatre is a public establishment of cultural cooperation in Paris, opened on October 11, 2008 on the site of the former Municipal Funeral Service, at 104 rue d'Aubervilliers, in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. At its launch, the low attendance, as well as the importance of subsidies from the City of Paris, sparked various controversies in the press. Since the change of management in 2010 and the arrival of José-Manuel Gonçalves, the number of visitors to the site has increased considerably, making the Centquatre a cultural hotspot in the north of Paris.

Wikipedia: Cent Quatre (établissement culturel) (FR), Website

1771 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 27: Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

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Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie

The Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie or simply CSI is the biggest science museum in Europe. Located in the Parc de la Villette in Paris, France, it is one of the three dozen French Cultural Centers of Science, Technology and Industry (CCSTI), promoting science and science culture.

Wikipedia: Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (EN), Website

570 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 28: Argonaute

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ArgonauteGuilhem Vellut from Paris, France / CC BY 2.0

Argonaute is an Aréthuse-class submarine, and the fourth ship of the French Navy to bear the name. Launched on 29 June 1957, the submarine served as flagship within the Toulon submarine squadron. Argonaute was decommissioned on 31 July 1982. The vessel was converted to a museum ship in 1989 and located in Paris.

Wikipedia: French submarine Argonaute (S636) (EN), Website

347 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 29: Le Cabaret Sauvage

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The Cabaret Sauvage is a performance venue located in the Parc de la Villette, at 59, boulevard Macdonald, in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, not far from the Porte de la Villette metro station.

Wikipedia: Cabaret Sauvage (FR), Website

313 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 30: Le Zénith Paris - La Villette

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The Zénith Paris - La Villette is a Parisian concert hall, located in the Parc de la Villette, in the 19th arrondissement, on the banks of the Canal de l'Ourcq. Its maximum capacity is 6,804 seats.

Wikipedia: Le Zénith (Paris) (FR), Website


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