Paris is certainly one of the most known cities in the world and it is recognized as a romantic city. In 2019, the city received 38 million visitors, measured by hotel stays, with the largest numbers of foreign visitors coming from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and China. It was ranked as the second most visited travel destination in the world in 2019, after Bangkok and just ahead of London.
I agree that Paris is beautiful and lots of places are very famous thanks to their instagrammability.
You can find a lot of of Instagram places in Paris. The most used hashtags are (just for example, they are so many): #paris, #parisjetaime, #topparisphoto, #mylittleparis, #iloveparis, #parislove, #visitparis, #pariscity, #mybeautifulparis, #parisiloveyou
Related to monuments: #arcdetriomphe, #triumphalarch, #toureiffel, #latoureiffel, #eiffel_tower, #notredame, #notredamedeparis, #louvremuseum, #trocadero, #louvre, #montmartre, #moulinrouge, #pontneuf, #champselysees, #sacrecoeur, #concorde, #seine,…
Here are 15 of the most Instagrammable places in Paris.
1. Eiffel Tower
This is the most popular place in Paris. All tourists come to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower, which is the most visited paid monument in the world. During the night, the lights all over the tower are breathtaking.
Louvre is the largest art and history museum in the world and the most visited museum in Paris. Besides the Mona Lisa painting by Leonardo Da Vinci, the Glass Pyramid is also famous among Instagram lovers.
3. Arc de Triomphe
Located near the famous shopping street Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe is always full of tourists from all around the world. Tourists can also visit the rooftop of the monument and enjoy the beautiful view of Paris.
4. Pont Alexander III
Pont Alexander III is the famous Bridge in Paris, connecting the Champs-Élysées quarter with those of the Invalides and Eiffel Tower. The Bridge became even more famous when the English singer Adele shot there the music video clip of her popular song “Someone Like You”.
5. Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles was the principal royal residence of France from 1682, under Louis XIV, until the start of the French Revolution in 1789.
The palace is a historical monument and a UNESCO World Heritage site, notable especially for the ceremonial Hall of Mirrors, the jewel-like Royal Opera, and the royal apartments.
In 2017 the Palace of Versailles received 7,700,000 visitors, making it the second-most visited monument in the Île-de-France region, just behind the Louvre and ahead of the Eiffel Tower.
Montmartre is where the famous Basilica of the Sacre Cœur is located. Montmartre is a large hill in Paris where you can see Paris from a different view. Around this area, you can find many cafes and restaurants and small beautiful streets.
7. La Maison Rose
La Maison Rose is a beautiful antique cafe in Montmartre, which is more than 100 years old. Thanks to its pink color, La Maison Rose is the most popular café in Montmartre.
8. Moulin Rouge
You cannot visit Paris without seeing the famous “Moulin Rouge”, the famous Parisian cabaret.
Every day, more than 60 artists perform wonderful shows. This place is also one of the top places visited by tourists, although some people come just to take a photo in front of the building.
9. Le Village Royale
Not many tourists know this place because it isn’t as famous as the other tourist attractions. But thanks to Instagram, a lot of people are now looking for this shopping centre to take photos of this place covered by hundreds of colourful umbrellas.
10. Sinking House
This place is very special, you really have to visit it! The Sinking House is located next to Sacre-Cœur on the right (if you’re looking at it). Now before you go out and search for the sinking house in Montmartre you must know that the “sinking house” is, in fact, not sinking at all. It’s just a simple camera trick: Just tilt your camera to the left until the hill is levelled.
11. Le Consulat Café
Le “Consulat café” is a wonderful little place just a few minutes from Sacre-Cœur, located on Rue Norvins, which is associated with the famous artist Vincent Van Gogh. Le Consulat Café is a little land island of its own. The café was visited by plenty of acclaimed artists, writers and painters that flocked to the area in the 19th century, like Picasso, Sisley, Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Monet to name just a few.
12. Notre Dame
Some people know this Cathedral from Victor Hugo’s famous novel “The Hunchback of Notre-Dame”. We still remember how the fire burned this Cathedral in 2019. Still today, there are a lot of tourists visiting this amazing place with a lot of history.
13. Musée d’Orsay
The Musée d’Orsay is a museum on the Left Bank of the Seine. The museum holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography. It houses the largest collection of Impressionist and post-Impressionist masterpieces in the world, by painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne, Seurat, Sisley, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. It is one of the largest art museums in Europe. In 2019, Musée d’Orsay counted more than 3.6 million visitors.
Tourists also like to take a photo in front of the Big Clock in this museum.
14. Parc de Belleville
The Parc de Belleville, one of the parks and gardens of the 20th arrondissement of Paris, is situated between the Parc des Buttes Chaumont and the Père Lachaise Cemetery. The Parc de Belleville is located on the hill of Belleville. With a height of 108 meters, it is the highest park in Paris. The park offers 1,200 trees and shrubs and a 100-meter-long waterfall fountain (the longest in Paris). Of course, here there are numerous places where to take nice pictures.
15. Galeries Lafayette
The Galeries Lafayette is an upmarket French department store chain. The architecture of the store is Art Nouveau, with a remarkable dome and a panoramic view of Paris that has made it a tourist attraction of the French capital city.