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12 Must-See Places in Paris

Guide to Having a Perfect Night in Paris

Ever dreamt of a vacation with your loved one with none other than the city of love? Where else would you go other than the romantic city of Paris? If you get the chance to go there, make sure that you plan well what to do and visit everything worth seeing that the city has to offer. Paris is equally attractive both at day time and night time. Make the most out of your stay by visiting these famous tourist spots at night.

1.) Gerard Mulot

Gerard Mulot
76, rue de Seine, Paris 6th
Buy sweets in this place at Saint Germain. Feast in cakes, tarts, petit-fours, chocolates, and a whole lot more sweets. Allow your taste buds to wallow in all the goodies this store has to offer even late at night.

2.) La Piscine Josephine Baker

quai François Mauriac, Paris 13th
This place was named after a war heroine and American performer. This is a pool near the Seine River, which is now unfit for swimming. The pool gets water from Seine but don’t worry as the water is being filtered at different stages and you are assured that it is fit for swimming. Enjoy night swimming at this place and relax all you want.

3.) Lotta Love

Visit this wall where over a thousand “I love you” are written in different languages. Otherwise known as the I Love You Wall, this was created by artists Claire Kito and Daniel Boulogne. Enjoy taking a look at this awesome piece of art you would not normally see elsewhere.

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4.) Le Champo Cinema

51, rue des Écoles,Paris 5th
Enjoy watching cinemas at this place even if it’s 12 midnight already. You may even enjoy breakfast here after watching movies. This is an art-house cinema that used to be an old bookstore in 1938.

5.) Café de Flore

172,boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris 6th
Great thinkers such as Beauvoir and Sartre often visited this place. Bask in the sophisticated interior that this place has to offer and have a blast from the past with the World War II vibe in this place. Take a seat on the terrace and think about your own life or just basically anything you want to think about. Perhaps you could do some soul searching here.

6.) Le Bowling Mouffetard

73, rue Mouffetard, Paris 5th
Play bowling all you want even until the sun shines. This place even holds theme nights such as Carnaval and Beaujolais. You can also play billiards in this place and interact with the other people hanging out to enjoy the night.

7.) Flûte l’Étoile

19, rue de l’Étoile, Paris
This bar is conceptualized by a native Parisian Hervé Rousseau who originally built one in New York. They serve cocktails with champagne in this place and play jazz every Wednesdays. There are curtained booths for couples too.

8.) Batofar

11, quai François-Mauriac, Paris 13th
Spend your after-parties at this place. Music played range from techno to experimental ones. Dance your heart out in the dance floor or just relax in the hammocks. This place has been famous for its DJs who spin the best music in town even at 2 A.M.

9.) La Cloche D’Or

3 Rue Mansart, Paris 9th
If you are hungry in the wee hours of the morning, grab a bite in this restaurant famous for the Moulin Rouge dancers and actors who eat here. Depeche Mode, Edith Piaf, Cocteau, and Kessel were often spotted here. Savor the deliciousness of their foie gras and steak tartar.

10.) Ride the Noctilien

The route of this bus line allows you to see Paris hotspots. Take a road trip within the city with over 40 routes of this night bus service.

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11.) Parc Champ de Mars

This is one of the largest parks in Paris where you could just sit down while sipping a drink. Gaze at the majestic Eiffel Tower while ponds surround you. You may sit in the benches too. This park has no gates so it is open anytime. Watch out for the tawny owl too as this is a famous place where its howls could be heard.

12.) Seine River

Cruise along this river at night and enjoy the sigh of monuments being lit up. A narration by the boat driver is also provided where you could learn a lot about the city. Don’t worry, the narration is available in different languages.

Jean Phillipe • January 8, 2015


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