Paris Monuments and Historic Buildings
The Paris Catacombs: See the Guts of the City
Some might find the Paris Catacombs genuinely creepy, while others will find the long tunnels filled with ossified remains of the anonymous dead fascinating from an archaeological and historical perspective. Learn all about this odd tourist attraction in our complete guide.
Notre Dame Archaeological Crypt
If you've already visited the iconic Notre Dame de Paris in Paris but neglected to reserve some time for a tour of the archaeological crypt at the Cathedral, consider visiting it next time around. The crypt is over 2,000 years old and reveals much about Paris history and its past civilizations.
Notre Dame Cathedral Profile and Visitor Information
A profile of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, arguably the world's most stunning gothic-style cathedral. Includes location and contact info, highlights, and visitor tips.
Top Paris Cathedrals and Churches
Paris houses many of history's more stunning spiritual relics-- cathedrals and chuches that stand today as breathtaking testimonials to a complex heritage of Christianity that dominated in Paris from the fall of the Roman Empire to the French Revolution. Many of these majestic cathedrals and churches fell into near-ruin in the wake of the Revolution, but revived interest in the 19th century broug…
Notre Dame Cathedral Highlights
A guide to Notre Dame Cathedral's most interesting features, including a description of its facade, towers, and interior.
Visitor's Guide to the Paris Opera Garnier
A visitor's guide to the historic Paris Opera at the Palais Garnier, one of the city's most treasured opera houses and an architectural attraction in its own right.
Arc de Triomphe Profile and Visitors' Guide
A profile and visitors' guide for the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, one of the city's most famous landmarks and a military monument built by the Emperor Napoleon in celebration of his "triumphs". The arch crowns the legendary Champs-Elysées at the west end of the broad avenue.
Most Famous Paris Monuments
A guide to the most famous monuments in Paris, France, including gems like the Arc de Triomphe, Sainte Chapelle chapel and the Palais Royal.
Is it Possible to Visit La Sorbonne?
Many tourists hoping to visit the esteemed Sorbonne University in Paris are disappointed to be turned away from the doors. But it is possible to visit the Sorbonne if you plan ahead-- find out how here.
Paris Tourist Office Monuments Guide
The Paris Tourist Office's guide to Paris Monuments, including a searchable thematic database.