In addition to visiting museums and taking photos at the Eiffel Tower, visitors can visit the underground catacombs and shop at the Saint Ouen flea market.
Welcoming tens of millions of visitors each year, the light capital is one of the most visited destinations in the world. Here are some activities you can experience when you come here.
Visit the tomb of Paris
Located under the old mines on the outskirts of the city, Paris tomb is home to more than 6 million sets of skeletons with interlaced paths. Currently, the destination is only 1.7km open for visitors to visit.
In contrast to the bustling life of the capital Paris, the catacombs are surrounded by tranquil atmosphere and moisture. Each year, it welcomes about 550,000 visitors. Go to the crypt, you should prepare a warm keeping because the temperature here is about 14 degrees Celsius.
Hunting souvenirs at the Saint Ouen flea market
Flea market is the recommended destination for travelers who love unique and strange souvenirs. Here, visitors can find vintage paintings, classic furnishings or stuffed animal skins and bizarre dolls. Saint Ouen is considered the largest flea market in the world with 3000 traders and attracts 180,000 visitors each week.
Flea markets are open on all days of the week from 11am to 5pm. On Saturdays and Sundays, the market will start earlier at 9am and end at 6pm.
Buy agricultural products at traditional markets
French people love to buy fresh food and agricultural products at traditional markets. The city has many famous markets that visitors can stroll such as Marché biologique des Batignolles, Le Marché des Enfants Rouges and Belleville Market. Here, in addition to enjoying traditional French cuisine, you are also immersed in the daily life of the Parisians.
Visit the Palais Gainer theater
The theater is a favorite photography spot for many visitors. However, it would be flawed to skip visiting this romantic theater. The sophisticated, splendid appearance of this place exudes from the paintings on the ceiling of artist Chagall and the royal style staircase.
If you are looking to enjoy a romantic dinner, then Palais Gainer will make an ideal destination. After watching the performances here, you can take a walk and enjoy the city on the banks of the Seine.
Discover the Paris underground channel system
The Paris sewer system was rebuilt in 1370 and began to welcome guests in the 19th century. Currently, this is the place where many exhibition activities on the history of the development of the Paris sewer system are taking place.
In addition, traditional favorites can visit famous Paris landmarks such as the Louvre, the Palace of Versailles, the Arc de Triomphe, the Le Marais and the Champ Elysee.