Historic sites in Paris

If you’re looking to explore Historic Sites in Paris and the surrounding area then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a fantastic selection of  Historic Sites in Paris and you can plan some great things to see on your trips by browsing our selection.

Once you’ve explored the  Historic Sites in Paris you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan out your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook and use it when visiting your favourite historical places in Paris.

Our database of historic sites is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  Historic Sites in Paris, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our Explore page.


You can filter these historic places in Paris by date, historic period and famous figure by visiting our Paris historic sites search map

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Arc de Triomphe

The Arc de Triomphe is an iconic Parisian landmark built in the 19th century to commemorate those who fought for France.

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Arenes de Lutece

Arenes de Lutece was an ancient Roman amphitheatre, the remains of which stand in Paris.

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Avenue des Champs Elysees

The Avenue des Champs Elysees is a famous Parisian route dating back to the seventeenth century.

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Basilica of St Denis

The Basilica of St Denis was the site where French monarchs were buried until the French Revolution.

Chateau de Malmaison

Chateau de Malmaison is a country house near Paris which was once the home of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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Crypte Archeologique - Paris

The Crypte Archeologique is a subterranean museum housing the remains of Gallo-Roman Paris.

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La Conciergerie

La Conciergerie in Paris is a former palace turned prison which now serves as a museum and government building.

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Les Invalides

Les Invalides was originally built by Louis XIV as a hospital for ailing soldiers and is where Napoleon was laid to rest.

Musee d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaisme

Musee d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaisme explores the history of France’s Jewish community.

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Musee de Cluny

Musee de Cluny houses Ancient Roman baths and the national medieval museum in Paris.

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Musee du Louvre

Musee du Louvre is a twelfth century fort turned palace and today stands as one of the world’s foremost art museums.

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Notre Dame Cathedral of Paris

Notre Dame Cathedral is a gothic cathedral originally built in the 12th century in Paris.

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Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailes was the residence of King Louis XIV and former seat of the French Government.

Palais de Justice

The Palais de Justice is the main courthouse in Paris and which served as the court of the Revolutionary Tribunal.

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Pere Lachaise Cemetery

Père Lachaise Cemetery is the resting place of many of famous figures of French and other nationalities.

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Place de la Concorde

Place de la Concorde was where King Louis XVI and many others were executed during the French Revolution.

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Pont Neuf

Pont Neuf is the oldest bridge in Paris.

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Remains of the Bastille

The remains of the Bastille prison can be viewed at Square Henri Galli in Paris.

Saint-Sulpice Church

Saint-Sulpice Church is a large eighteenth century church in Paris.

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Sainte Chapelle

Sainte Chapelle is a stunning 13th Century gothic church and home to the oldest wall painting in Paris.

The Bastille

The Bastille was a prison stormed in 1789, sparking the French Revolution. It was later destroyed and its location is now marked by a monument.

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The Catacombs of Paris

The Paris Catacombs are underground quarries housing approximately six million human skeletons dating back to the 18th century.

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The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower in Paris is a giant iron monument completed in 1889 and one of the world’s most iconic landmarks.

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The Pantheon - Paris

The Pantheon in Paris is a neo-classical church which was completed in 1789. Its crypt interns many famous French figures.