Paris

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Eiffel Tower showing a sunset, a monument and heritage architecture
From an afternoon picnic in the Luxembourg Gardens to a night at the opera, France’s romantic capital offers both simple pleasures and extravagant splurges.

In true French style, Paris combines the classic and the modern. Classic landmarks include the ancient Notre Dame cathedral, Arc de Triomphe the Eiffel Tower, and contemporary architectural achievements such as the La Défense district. 

The city is divided into 20 arrondissements, or districts, which spiral clockwise from the city’s center. Paris is also split by the river Seine into the Left and Right Banks. Each arrondissement and area of Paris has its own character and flair. Le Marais is best known for medieval architecture, intimate wine bars and a diverse community. Luxembourg has a special old-world charm, enchanting gardens, and proximity to the upscale St-Germain-des-Prés. Montmartre is famous for its cobbled streets, the Moulin Rouge and magnificent Basilique du Sacré Cœur (Basilica of the Sacred Heart).

Paris is easy to navigate, either by the quick Metro system or taking your time by foot. Meandering through the winding streets, it’s easy to see the French passion for food and wine. There are open-air produce markets, patisserie windows piled with croissants and macaroons, and wine shops with offerings from regional vineyards. Restaurants of all kinds abound: traditional silver service venues, sidewalk cafes and rustic coffee houses. 

Paris has fostered many artistic talents, including Édith Piaf, Serge Gainsbourg, Claude Monet and Coco Chanel. It’s known the world over for its museums and galleries such as the opulent Musée d'Orsay and the Pompidou Centre’s National Museum of Modern Art. For performance art, spend an evening at the beautifully decorated Palais Garnier, also known as the Opéra de Paris. Internationally renowned opera and ballet companies perform here regularly. 

Fashion, too, is ingrained in the Parisian psyche. Stroll along Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré to find some of the most revered fashion houses in the world, including Lanvin, Hermes and Dior. 

Visitors overwhelmed by all that Paris has to offer should head to the Champs-Élysées. Here you can wander and enjoy the beauty of this famous tree-lined boulevard, stop at Ladurée patisserie for a macaroon, or visit La Maison Guerlain’s shrine to perfume.

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Where to stay in Paris

easyHotel Paris Charles de Gaulle
easyHotel Paris Charles de Gaulle
2 out of 5
10 Rue de la Belle Borne, Tremblay-en-France, Roissy, 93290
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B&B Hotel At Disneyland® Paris
B&B Hotel At Disneyland® Paris
2 out of 5
Disneyland® Paris, 60 Avenue De La Fosse Des Pressoirs, Magny-le-Hongre, 77700
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Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel
Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel
4 out of 5
18 avenue de Suffren, Entrée au 22 rue Jean Rey, Paris, Paris, 75015
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Résidence du Parc Val d'Europe
Résidence du Parc Val d'Europe
3 out of 5
2 rue Edouard Buffard, near Disneyland Paris, Montevrain, Seine-et-Marne, 77144
The price is ¥10,760 per night from Aug 29 to Aug 30
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Zenitude Relais & Spa - Paris Charles de Gaulle
Zenitude Relais & Spa - Paris Charles de Gaulle
4 out of 5
8 Allee du Verger, Roissy-en-France, 95700
The price is ¥13,785 per night from Aug 21 to Aug 22
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Citadines Tour Eiffel Paris
Citadines Tour Eiffel Paris
4 out of 5
132 Boulevard De Grenelle, Paris, Paris, 75015
The price is ¥19,748 per night from Aug 11 to Aug 12
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4.2/5 Very Good! (1,016 reviews)
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