Paris has 1001 treasures to visit... But, it seemed useful to me to indicate its 20 most visited museums and monuments.

The Eiffel Tower is not the first of them, but only the fourth!

The 10 must-see monuments of Paris...

This is "Top 10" !

  Museum - monument

Nb de visitors
1 Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral 12,0

Basilica of the Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre

3 Louvre Museum   7,4
4 Eiffel Tower   5,9
5 Centre Pompidou   3,3
6 Musée d’Orsay   3,0
7 Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie   2,2
8 Chapel of Notre-Dame of the Miraculous Medal   2,0
9 National museum of Natural History   1,6
10 Arc de Triomphe   1,3
Source: 2017 benchmarks for tourism activity - Paris Ile de France Regional Tourism CommitteeThe figures given are in millions of visitors.

To learn more about the 12 must-see places in Paris...

The Eiffel Tower: it makes so many people all over the world dream!

A word of advice: book your ticket in advance, this will prevent you from waiting too long…

You can now book directly on the official Eiffel Tower website here.

And if there are no more places available on this site for the dates you are interested in, you can purchase priority access tickets on sites such as:


To get started, you can discover thematic guides here.They will give you ideas for beautiful visits, sometimes very original.