Right Bank of Paris
Here are five amazing things you can do at the Right Bank of Paris
Discover the beautiful landmarks and famous places this area has to offer with a local guide. From the Opera to the Eiffel Tower, through the most luxurious stores like Chanel, do not miss anything of what Paris offers in terms of fashion and sightseeing.
2.) Visit the Louvre Museum
Visit it at least once in your life! Apart from the Mona Lisa magnificent works of art are exhibited. Even if you won’t be able to see everything, you should try to make the most of your visit. Incidentally, a new section about Oriental Art will soon open.
3.) Go up the Champs-Elysees to the Arc De Triomphe
From the Louvre, you can continue through the Tuileries Garden and the Concorde Plaza to discover the Champs-Elysées. It is very expensive for shopping as you are on the Right Bank but all the stores you have ever dreamed of are there. At the end of this avenue, enjoy a view of Paris from the top of the Arc de Triomphe.
4.) Enjoy a ballet at the Opera Garnier
This Opera was built by Napoleon III to control the productions as artists used operas as a stage for political demands. This one is the most ancient one in Paris and also the most historical-looking. The blue roof painted by Chagall is just magnificent and the ballets productions are truly wonderful.
5.) Enjoy a Montmartre Walking Tour
With a local guide, discovering Montmartre becomes a real pleasure. Indeed, it will show you the soul of this little “village in Paris” and you will learn everything there is to know about the history and the little stories of Montmartre. From the Moulin Rouge to the Sacré Coeur, through the vineyards, everything in this tour is worth the hike.
- As Paris is very crowded you should always keep an eye on your belongings so as to avoid pickpockets.
- Do not sign petitions: You will be asked for money and maybe be pickpocketed while signing.
Facts about the Right Bank of Paris
The Right Bank is called like this because of the flow of the River Seine. As it goes from East to West, the Right Bank is the Northern part of Paris. It is bigger and more populated than the Left Bank. It is also quite different from the Left Bank. The Right Bank is mostly richer and is very wide. It covers almost 14 “arrondissements de Paris” (districts) out of 20!
Right Bank Paris
Right-bankers, think that the image Paris conveys abroad comes from the Right Bank! Indeed, it is the place for the glamorous, chic and trendy Paris. Here You have some of the most famous landmarks, luxury shops, especially on the Champs-Elysées, and every right-banker is happy to live in this area.Paul
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1.) The Tuileries Garden and their attractions in summer:
This is the perfect place to rest between the Louvre Museum and the Champs-Elysées. You can just sit on a chair in front of the fountain, or have a picnic on the grass and enjoy a very pleasant moment while your children have fun with the playground equipment around the garden.
2.) The Grand Palais:
This is a magnificent building located just on the riverside. If you come from the Left Bank, you only have to cross the Alexandre III Bridge after the Invalides and you will find it. The structure is really modern and offers great exhibitions.
3.) Trendy Marais neighborhood:
This is nowadays a neighborhood shared by several communities. Historically an aristocratic district it has recently become quite popular and trendy. It has long been the Jewish neighborhood in Paris but nowadays it also embraces the gay community. This is the most famous area for fashion and great historical mansions. Discover it with a local guide in a Trendy Marais Walking Tour.
Why it’s worth visiting
- To discover all the main Parisian landmarks.
- Because here you will not run out of places to visit.