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The Truly Best of Paris Guide

 
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The Local's Guide to Paris

Dubbed the City of Light and Capital of Fashion, this city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with about 14 million tourists annually.
 
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Curated places to see

Louvre Museum — Museum that lives up to its claims offering sculptures, art works and the famous Mona Lisa painting
d’Orsay — Contemporary art museum hosted in a former train station with a great gallery of impressionist art
Catacombs of Paris — Underground ossuary beneath the city of Paris offering a unique historical perspective with bones



 

Unique restaurants

La Crêperie de Josselin — Probably the best place in Paris to get crepes and ice cream for a reasonable price
L’as du Fallafel — Middle Eastern restaurant serving the best fallafel sandwiches in Paris alongside great service
Pink Flamingo — Pizza chain offering a creative interpretation on classic pizza recipes with great ambience
Dans le Noir — Dining experience in darkness where you are guided by visually impaired waiters serving a great meal
Angelina — Famous teahouse offering a perfect spot for breakfast and brunch with pudding like hot chocolate as their speciality
Musset — French restaurant by the louvre serving great steak, duck and cocktails in a cozy atmosphere
Candelaria — Mexican restaurant offering food to share with a fun speakeasy bar backdoor serving margaritas
Elaichi — Indian vegan restaurant offering a choice of organic vegetarian dishes with fresh roti breads
Roomies — Fast food restaurant with good service while offering make your own burgers and galettes
La Fresque — Typical Parisian style brasserie offering a good choice of food in a lively atmosphere
La Tavola Calda — Italian restaurant serving authentic pizzas with a causal atmosphere and good prices
We Cantine — Vietnamese restaurant serving large and tasty food portions with lunch deals
L’Artisan Du Burger — Restaurant serving quality French burgers with an artistic touch in a calm environment


Watch out!

Paris can be overwhelming to people visiting for the first time with its pollution, high costs and busy streets on contrary to their high expectations, tight schedule and plans to see hundreds of museums in a short time. โ€จIts much more enjoyable to be selective, enjoy the calm strolls along the backstreets and keep some attractions for the next time as it may take as much as 1 week to just see the most famous spots.
Just be aware of small crimes like pickpocketing and thefts in the metro and crowded landmarks
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Bars, Nightlife and Parties!

Le Perchoir — Cocktail bar with a rooftop patio offering a superb view of Paris with a festive atmosphere and international audience
Gentleman 1919 — Barbershop with a hidden speakeasy cigar bar offering the 20s vibe with whisky and cognac
Le Comptoir General — Hidden bar with an eclectic atmosphere and friendly people dancing to music
Baranaan — Indian inspired speakeasy style cocktail bar offering spiced ingredients and a railway theme
Le Café Pierre — Friendly cafe offering fresh food and breakfast menus in a large outdoor terrace 
Chez Georges — Parisian bar offering a lively atmosphere while serving cheese and wine with old music
10 Bar Odeon — Unique bar of its kind famous for its homemade sangria along with a jukebox
Les Pietons — Busy tapas bar offering a choice of food options and cocktails with a fun atmosphere
Candelaria — Hidden cocktail bar behind the taqueria serving delicious Mexican food and drinks
Jacques — Hidden vintage bar at the first floor of the Hoxton Hotel serving atypical cocktails in a qwirky atmosphere
Little Red Door — Little speakeasy bar offering a creative cocktail experience filled



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Exclusive moments and luxury

$ Klay Saint Sauveur — Fine dining restaurant set in an indoor garden with great deco and offering brunches on Sundays
$ Miss Ko — Chic and lively Japanese fine dining restaurant serving sushi on Champs Elysees



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Road trip ahead

Chantilly — Old town 50 kms from Paris preserving France’s cultural heritage
Chartres — Town famous for its medieval architecture, gothic cathedral and labyrinth
Disneyland Paris — Entertainment resort and the most visited theme park in Europe
Fontainebleau — Lovely historic town renowned for its large and scenic forests
Giverny — Village in Normandy famous for Impressionism art and the artist Monet
Loire Valley — UNESCO world heritage area known for its impressive castles, gardens and wine
Lille — Widely regarded for its openness and Flemish soul due to its northernmost location
Versaille — City with a royal heritage as the principal residence of French Kings

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