Attractions

Top Choice Landmark in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Eiffel Tower

No one could imagine Paris today without it. But Gustave Eiffel only constructed this elegant, 320m-tall signature spire as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 World's Fair. Luckily, the art nouveau tower’s popularity …
Top Choice Gallery in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Musée Guimet des Arts Asiatiques

Connoisseurs of Japanese ink paintings and Tibetan thangkas won't want to miss the Musée Guimet, the largest Asian art museum in France. Observe the gradual transmission of both Buddhism and artistic styles along th…
Top Choice Museum in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Musée du Quai Branly

A tribute to the diversity of human culture, Musée du Quai Branly's highly inspiring overview of indigenous and folk art spans four main sections – Oceania, Asia, Africa and the Americas. An impressive array of mask…
Top Choice Museum in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine

This mammoth 23,000-sq-metre space is an ode on three floors to French architecture. The highlight is the light-filled ground floor with a beautiful collection of plaster and wood moulages (casts) of cathedral porta…
Top Choice Gallery in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Musée Marmottan Monet

This museum showcases the world’s largest collection of works by impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840–1926) – about 100 – as well as paintings by Gauguin, Sisley, Pissarro, Renoir, Degas, Manet and Berthe Moriso…
Museum in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

Housed in the legendary designer's studios (1974–2002), this museum holds retrospectives of YSL's avant-garde designs, from early sketches to finished pieces. Temporary exhibitions give an insight into the creative …
Park in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Bois de Boulogne

On the western edge of Paris just beyond the 16e, the 845-hectare Bois de Boulogne owes its informal layout to Baron Haussmann, who was inspired by Hyde Park in London. Be warned that the Bois de Boulogne becomes a …
Historic Building in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Palais de Chaillot

The two curved, colonnaded wings of this building (built for the 1937 International Expo) and central terrace afford an exceptional panorama of the Jardins du Trocadéro, Seine and Eiffel Tower. The eastern wing hous…
Museum in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Musée de l’Homme

Originally opened in 1882 and completely renovated in 2015, this museum traces the evolution of humankind through artefacts gathered from around the world. There are few English labels, and the transitions between e…
Gallery in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

Fondation Louis Vuitton

Designed by Frank Gehry, this striking contemporary art centre in the Bois de Bologne opened its doors in late 2014. Emerging behind the Jardin d'Acclimatation, the glass-panelled building hosts temporary shows like…