Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Paris, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 30 sights
Distance 10.5 km
Ascend 274 m
Descend 210 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 Contrefaçon

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The Musée de la Contrefaçon is a museum of counterfeiting. It is located at 16, rue de la Faisanderie, in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, France, and open daily except Monday; an admission fee is charged. The nearest métro and RER stations are Porte Dauphine and Avenue Foch.

Wikipedia: Musée de la Contrefaçon (EN), Website

284 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Immeuble dit Fondation Thiers

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The Thiers Foundation is a French institution designed to assist the early careers of young researchers considered to be promising.

Wikipedia: Fondation Thiers (FR)

254 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Musée Arménien de France

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The Musée Arménien de France is a private museum of Armenian art and archaeology located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris at Fondation Nourhan Fringhian, 59 avenue Foch, Paris, France.

Wikipedia: Musée Arménien de France (EN), Website

724 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 4: Alphand

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Jean-Charles Adolphe Alphand (26 October 1817 – 6 December 1891) was a French civil engineer and administrator.

Wikipedia: Jean-Charles Alphand (FR)

469 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 5: Arc de Triomphe

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The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, often called simply the Arc de Triomphe, is one of the most famous monuments in Paris, France, standing at the western end of the Champs-Élysées at the centre of Place Charles de Gaulle, formerly named Place de l'Étoile—the étoile or "star" of the juncture formed by its twelve radiating avenues. The location of the arc and the plaza is shared between three arrondissements, 16th, 17th (north), and 8th (east). The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, with the names of all French victories and generals inscribed on its inner and outer surfaces. Beneath its vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from World War I.

Wikipedia: Arc de Triomphe (EN), Website

736 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 6: Salle Wagram

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The Salle Wagram is a historic auditorium in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, France. It was built in 1865. It has been listed as an official historical monument by the French Ministry of Culture since March 2, 1981.

Wikipedia: Salle Wagram (EN)

342 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Salle Pleyel

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The Salle Pleyel is a concert hall in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, designed by the acoustician Gustave Lyon together with the architect Jacques Marcel Auburtin, who died in 1926, and the work was completed in 1927 by his collaborators André Granet and Jean-Baptiste Mathon. Its varied programme includes contemporary and popular music. Until 2015, the hall was a major venue for classical orchestral music, with Orchestre de Paris and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France as resident ensembles.

Wikipedia: Salle Pleyel (EN)

164 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: Cathédrale Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky

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The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral church located at 12 Rue Daru in the 8th arrondissement of Paris. The closest métro station is Courcelles .

Wikipedia: Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Paris (EN)

364 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Métropolitain, station Monceau

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Monceau is a station on Paris Métro Line 2 near the Parc Monceau on the border of the 8th and 17th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Monceau station (EN)

541 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 10: Musée national Jean-Jacques Henner

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Musée national Jean-Jacques Henner

The Jean-Jacques-Henner National Museum is a museum dedicated to the work of the French painter Jean-Jacques Henner (1829-1905). It opened to the public in 1924, thanks to the donation made to the State the previous year by Marie Henner, widow of the artist's nephew. Part of the French National Museums, it is located in a former nineteenth-century mansion in the Plaine-de-Monceaux district of the 17th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Musée national Jean-Jacques Henner (FR), Website

256 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 11: Fers

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Irons is a work by the French artist Driss Sans-Arcidet. Created in 2009, it is a sculpture in homage to General Dumas, located in Paris, France.

Wikipedia: Fers (sculpture) (FR)

30 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 12: Général Dumas

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Général Dumas

Thomas Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie, known as General Dumas, is a general of the French Revolution, born March 25, 1762 in Jérémie and died on February 26, 1806 in Villers-Cotterêts (Aisne).

Wikipedia: Général Dumas (FR)

474 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 13: Musée Cernuschi

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Musée Cernuschi

The Musée Cernuschi, officially also the Musée des arts de l'Asie de la Ville de Paris, is an Asian art museum located at 7 avenue Vélasquez, near Parc Monceau, in Paris, France. Its Asian art collection is second in Paris only to that of the Musée Guimet.

Wikipedia: Musée Cernuschi (EN), Website

269 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Musée Nissim de Camondo

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The Musée Nissim de Camondo is a historic house museum of French decorative arts located in the Hôtel Moïse de Camondo at 63, rue de Monceau, on the edge of Parc Monceau in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France. The nearest Paris Métro stops are Villiers and Monceau on Line 2.

Wikipedia: Musée Nissim de Camondo (EN)

1527 meters / 18 minutes

Sight 15: Square Hector Berlioz

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Square Hector-Berlioz is a green space in the 9th arrondissement of Paris in the Saint-Georges district.

Wikipedia: Square Hector-Berlioz (FR)

197 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: 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 17: 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

175 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 18: 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

234 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 19: 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 20: 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 21: 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)

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 22: Le Moulin de la Galette

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Le Moulin de la Galette Photo: Tangopaso.Panel: Text: ?. Engraved image: ?. Design of the panels: Philippe Starck. / CC-BY-2.0

The "Histoire de Paris" plaques are information plaques scattered throughout the City of Paris in front of various Parisian monuments.

Wikipedia: Panel Histoire de Paris (EN)

68 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 23: Moulin de la Galette

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Moulin de la GaletteSon of Groucho from Scotland / CC BY 2.0

The Moulin de la Galette is a generic expression: it refers to two mills, including, currently, the only working windmill on the Montmartre hill in the 18th arrondissement of Paris (France), located on rue Lepic, as well as its sister mill visible at the corner of rue Lepic and rue Girardon. The complex was once a famous public ball opened by the Debray family of millers, since the nineteenth century.

Wikipedia: Moulin Radet (FR)

177 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 24: Maison de Tristan Tzara

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Tristan Tzara's house is located at 15, avenue Junot, in Paris, in the 18th arrondissement.

Wikipedia: Maison de Tristan Tzara (Paris) (FR)

564 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 25: 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 26: 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)

402 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 27: 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

393 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 28: 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

238 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 29: 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)

307 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 30: 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


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