Millions of travelers visit Paris every year to see its famous monuments, buildings and places. What remain with them are the beautiful memories of breathtaking views they get to see. Though going to the Eiffel Tower is everyone’s dream but there are many more wonderful views in Paris which are worth watching.
Check out the 10 Best Views in Paris:
1. Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
It is one of the largest parks in Paris and looks quite dramatic. With a clear lake, Elysian fields surrounding it and a beautiful temple on the cliff, this place is very mesmerizing. The landscape of the park looks amazing with magnificent trees, well-maintained paths and wonderful views. It is quite historical as it was constructed during the rule of Napolean III. It is a perfect place for a picnic.
2. 43 Up The Roof Bar
Can you imagine a Holiday Inn offering a picturesque view? Located in Saint-Germain-des-Pres, this place is open to public throughout the week from 5 p.m till 12 a.m. Weekends are usually jam-packed with locals and visitors. There are many places near this lovely Inn which offer a splendid view. Be sure you make reservations before visiting this place.
3. Les Ombres
Want to have a panoramic view of Paris? Go to Les Ombres, a lovely restaurant, which will surely make your visit worthwhile. It has a beautiful dining room decorated with white linens where you can enjoy exotic dishes and blissful desserts. Designed by Jean Nouvel, you will see a unique combination of artifacts and traditional art in the building.
4. Monsieur Bleu
It is a wonderful restaurant which is a part of Palais de Tokyo contemporary arts centre. The period from May to September is the best time to visit this place if you want to enjoy delightful views of Eiffel Tower and the Seine. Dining in this elegant restaurant is worth. Opened from 12p.m to 2a.m, you can enjoy a cocktail, tea and meal with your family and friends.
5. Tour Saint-Jacques
This magnificent tower is located at a height of 170 feet. Constructed between the period of 1509-1523, it was recently renovated and cleaned for the public. If you are a view hunter, then this is the place for you. The top offers a beautiful view which is worth climbing 16 storeys. However, you can only visit the tower from Friday-Sunday. Another feature is that only 136 people can visit this place in a day.
6. Le Georges Au Centre Pompidou
Le Georges is known for offering a great lookout of Notre Dame, the Marais and Les Halles. You will get to see the beautiful streets of Paris and its vivacious neighborhood. Walk while having some wine or a cup of coffee and enjoy your time here. This place shows the true essence of Paris; be it its culture, liveliness or flamboyance.
7. Parc de Belleville
This beautiful place is the highest park in Paris. The lush gardens give you fresh air to breathe and beauty to appreciate. The park is known for its vineyards which are worth a stroll. Foodies will surely love the cafes around the park. Do visit this park if you want to capture beautiful views in your heart for lifetime.
8. Palais de Chaillot
In 1878, this beautiful structure was built for the World’s Fair, cultural spaces and radar museums. If you want to have a look at the Eiffel Tower, this place promises to offer the best. Start walking along this structure, cross the gardens, the Pont d’lena, Champs-de-Mars and reach Eiffel Tower. Close to Trocadero, you can roam around the city in water through the Bateau Bus.
9. Restaurant Le Zyriab
Architect Jean Nouvel has delivered one of his masterpieces by designing Institut du Monde Arabe which houses a beautiful restaurant, Le Zyriab. It is known for its Lebanese cuisine that makes you visit here again and again. Enjoy a cup of mint tea or delectable pastries while having a breathtaking view of the city. Entry is free for the restaurant. If you visit this place, just check out the botanic gardens next to the building. You will be thrilled after seeing exotic plants, beautiful flowerbeds and ancient trees in these gardens.
Printemps’ home store is the house of very famous Deli-Cieux cafe. It is a self-service café where you can sit, relax, have a snack and play games. You can visit this place from Monday- Saturday between store hours. If you are interested in knowing history of Paris, then you must visit the Paris Story movie next to Printemps. It takes you 2000 years back and shows the movie in cinematic glory. You will enjoy watching anecdotes of the most popular monuments of the city.