French Landmarks: 30 Must-See Famous Landmarks in France Story

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Introduction

French Landmarks: 30 Must-See Famous Landmarks in France Story

France is known for its culture, historic French landmarks, and people. This article covers the...

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Landmark 1

Sacré-Cœur, Paris

Sacré-Cœur, or the "Sacred Heart" Basilica in English, is one of the most famous landmarks...

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Landmark 2

Jardin du Luxembourg, Paris

Luxembourg Gardens is undoubtedly one of the most popular gardens in Paris. Many tourists visit...

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Landmark 3

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Paris

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as the Notre-Dame Cathedral, is one of the famous...

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Landmark 4

Centre Pompidou, Paris

The Centre Pompidou is another famous landmark in Paris. It is one of those places...

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Landmark 5

Place de la Concorde, Paris

The Place de la Concorde is the largest public square in Paris and the second...

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Landmark 6

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris

Tuileries Garden was a name that was derived from the tile factory that used to...

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Landmark 7

Arc de Triomphe, Paris

Just like many famous monuments in France today, construction of Arc de Triomphe was ordered...

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Landmark 8

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Before travelling to France, you might have come to know or seen this iconic monument...

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Landmark 9

Jardins du Trocadero, Paris

Trocadéro Gardens, or "Jardins du Trocadero" in French, is a garden designed by the French...

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Landmark 10

Louvre Museum, Paris

The Louvre Museum was completed in 1989 and is recognised to be the most famous...

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Landmark 11

Musée du Quai Branly, Paris

Musée du Quai Branly, known in English as Quai Branly Museum, is a museum that...

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Landmark 12

Jardin des Plantes, Paris

Jardin des Plantes, or simply the Botanical Garden of Paris, was created in 1635 and...

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Landmark 13

Parc des Buttes-Chaumont, Paris

Parc des Buttes-Chaumont is the most romantic park you can take your partner to when...

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Landmark 14

Parc de La Villette, Paris

Boasting an area of 35 hectares while promoting biodiversity, Parc de La Villette is the...

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Landmark 15

Grévin Museum, Paris

Named after Alfred Grévin, a caricaturist, Grévin Museum was founded in 1882. The museum is...

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Landmark 16

Bois de Boulogne, Paris

Bois de Boulogne is an open park that was developed in the 19th century after...

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Landmark 17

Sainte-Chapelle, Paris

Sainte-Chapelle was once an important and holy place in the world. It was built in...

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Landmark 18

Musée d'Orsay, Paris

Musée d'Orsay, although not as popular as the Louvre Museum, attracts more than 3 million...

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Landmark 19

Champs-Élysées, Paris

Champs-Élysées is one of the most visited and beautiful avenues in the world, known for...

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Landmark 20

Grand Palais, Paris

Built mainly for the Exposition Universelle held in 1900, Grand Palais can easily be recognised...

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Landmark 21

Musée des civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (MuCEM), Marseille

The Museum of Civilizations of Europe and the Mediterranean is the home of many important...

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Landmark 22

Château Royal d'Amboise, Amboise

Château Royal d'Amboise, a famous historical monument of France, was the seat of the court...

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Landmark 23

Astérix Park, Plailly

You might have heard about the comic characters Astérix or Obélix when you were a...

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Landmark 24

La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière, Lyon

La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière, designed by Pierre Bossan, is a must-see landmark when...

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Landmark 25

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is about an hour drive away from Paris, but it is worth...

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Landmark 26

Pont d'Avignon, Avignon

Pont d'Avignon, or The Saint Benezet Bridge, was constructed between 1177 and 1185. It is...

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Landmark 27

Puy du Fou, Les Epesses

Puy du Fou is one of the biggest tourist attractions in France, drawing in more...

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Landmark 28

Futuroscope, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou

The Futuroscope was the first theme park established in France in 1987, and it is...

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Landmark 29

Château de Chenonceau, Chenonceaux

Château de Chenonceau is a palace that was built in the 15th century but was...

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Landmark 30

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres, Chartres

Notre-Dame de Chartres Cathedral can be located in the Centre-Val-de-Loire region. It is popular for...

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Conclusion

In Summary

France is a country with many tourist attractions for you to explore. From the list...

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