Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #7 in Paris, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 17 sights
Distance 6.1 km
Ascend 131 m
Descend 103 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: Vol 708 West Caribbean

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Vol 708 West Caribbean Andrés Dallimonti / GFDL

West Caribbean Airways Flight 708 was a charter flight chartered by the Martinique travel agency Globe Trotters of Rivière-Salée, operated by a McDonnell Douglas MD-82 of the Colombian airline West Caribbean Airways. After taking off from Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panama City on August 15, 2005, it was en route to Fort-de-France when it crashed in a field near Machiques, western Venezuela, in the early hours of Tuesday, August 16, 2005.

Wikipedia: Vol 708 West Caribbean (FR)

7 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 2: Vol 604 Flash Airlines

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Vol 604 Flash Airlines simon butler / CC BY 2.0

On January 3, 2004, the Boeing 737-300 operating Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashed into the Red Sea off the coast of the resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, shortly after takeoff, leaving no survivors among the 135 passengers and 13 crew members.

Wikipedia: Vol 604 Flash Airlines (FR)

449 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Père Lachaise Cemetery

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Père Lachaise Cemetery Peter Poradisch / CC BY 2.5

Père Lachaise Cemetery is the largest cemetery in Paris, France, at 44 hectares or 110 acres. With more than 3.5 million visitors annually, it is the most visited necropolis in the world. Notable figures in the arts buried at Père Lachaise include: Colette, Michel Ney, Miguel Ángel Asturias, Frédéric Chopin, George Enescu, Édith Piaf, Marcel Proust, Georges Méliès, Marcel Marceau, Olivia de Havilland, Sarah Bernhardt, Oscar Wilde, J. R. D. Tata, Georges Bizet, Jim Morrison, and Sir Richard Wallace.

Wikipedia: Père Lachaise Cemetery (EN), Website

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 4: Monument du souvenir

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The monument of remembrance or column of remembrance is a monument in the form of a broken column, erected in 1881 in the Père-Lachaise cemetery to collect offerings to the deceased whose concession has been taken over.

Wikipedia: Monument du souvenir (Père-Lachaise) (FR)

740 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 5: Basilique Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours

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Several basilicas are named Notre-Dame-du-Perpétuel-Secours basilica in reference to Notre-Dame du Perpétuel Secours:

Wikipedia: Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Perpétuel-Secours (FR), Website

304 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Avenue de la République

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Avenue de la République Original téléversé par MOSSOT sur Wikipédia français. / CC BY 1.0

A Guimard metro entrance is an access to a station of the Paris metro designed at the very beginning of the twentieth century by the Art Nouveau architect Hector Guimard (1867-1942).

Wikipedia: Édicule Guimard (FR)

568 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Square Samuel de Champlain

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The Samuel-de-Champlain Garden is a green space in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Square Samuel-de-Champlain (FR), Website

301 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Square du Docteur Jacques-Joseph Grancher

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The Square of Doctor-Grancher is a green space of the 20th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Square du Docteur Jacques-Joseph Grancher (FR), Website

311 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 9: Théâtre de la Colline

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Théâtre de la CollineFlorent Darrault from Paris, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Théâtre national de la Colline is a theatre at 15, rue Malte-Brun in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. The closest métro station is Gambetta. It is one of the five national theatres dedicated to drama which are entirely supported by the French Ministry of Culture. The other four are the Odéon-Théâtre, the Comédie-Française, the Théâtre National de Chaillot, and the Théâtre National de Strasbourg. Its status as a national theatre mandates that its mission is to promote contemporary works, hence the Colline mainly stages works of the twentieth century.

Wikipedia: Théâtre national de la Colline (EN), Website

325 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Statue de Léon Gambetta

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Statue de Léon Gambetta

The Monument to Léon Gambetta by Jean-Paul Aubé, located in the Square Édouard-Vaillant, is the vestige of a larger monumental ensemble that has now been destroyed.

Wikipedia: Monument à Léon Gambetta (Paris) (FR)

56 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 11: Square Édouard-Vaillant

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Square Édouard-Vaillant is a public park in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Square Édouard-Vaillant (FR)

785 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 12: Cimetière de Charonne

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The Charton cemetery is a Parisian cemetery located in the 20th arrondissement. It is the second smallest Parisian cemetery after that of Calvary.

Wikipedia: Cimetière de Charonne (FR)

313 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: Pavillon de l'Ermitage

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Pavillon de l'Ermitage

The Château de Bagnolet was a château situated in the Paris suburb of Bagnolet, France, 5.2 km from the center of the capital. The property was part of the biens de la Maison d'Orléans, private property of the House of Orléans from 1719 till 1769.

Wikipedia: Château de Bagnolet, Paris (EN)

361 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: Twisted Lamppost Star

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Twisted Lamppost StarGuilhem Vellut from Tokyo, Japan / CC BY 2.0

Twisted Lamppost Star is a work by American artist Mark Handforth. It is a monumental sculpture representing a twisted pink street lamp. It was installed on the T3b tram route in Paris, France, in 2012.

Wikipedia: Twisted Lamppost Star (FR)

223 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Square Séverine

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Square Séverine is a square in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Square Séverine (FR)

544 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 16: Église du Cœur Eucharistique de Jésus

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The Church of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus is a Roman Catholic church located on rue du Lieutenant-Chauré in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Église du Cœur Eucharistique de Jésus (FR), Website

716 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 17: Square Emmanuel Fleury

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Square Emmanuel-Fleury is a square in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.

Wikipedia: Square Emmanuel-Fleury (FR)


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