30 Most Instagrammable Places in Paris

Are you looking for the most Instagrammable spots in Paris? After 6 days of exploring Paris, I’ve put together 30 most Instagrammable places in Paris!

30 most Instagrammable Places in Paris

Paris has been at the top of my bucket list for years and I’m so happy I was able to visit this beautiful city this past spring. Paris was bigger than I had imagined. I’m so grateful I had Karya with me to guide me through the whole city! She’s visited Paris multiple times and was recently there for Paris Fashion Week in February 2022 to shoot street style. She created a full agenda for us to explore Paris in the mornings and hit different spots, museums, and food places in the afternoon and evenings.

Here are the 30 Most Instagrammable Places in Paris:

1. Pont de Bir Hakeim

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Pont de Bir-Hakeim is a bridge that connects the 15th and 16th arrondissement. This two-level bridge offers beautiful views of the Eiffel Tower.

2. Lookout on the Pont Bir Hakeim

As we were walking down Pont Bir Hakeim, we saw this lookout with a perfect view of the Eiffel Tower!

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3. Café de Flore

Address: 172 Bd Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France

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If you want to eat at Café de Flore for breakfast, I highly recommend coming as early as possible. We were seated right away when we arrived at the café around 8:30 am on a weekday. The service was great, and I enjoyed my omelet and coffee.

4. Arc de Triomphe

Address: Pl. Charles de Gaulle, 75008 Paris, France

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Completed in 1836, the Arc de Triomphe is an iconic landmark in France. Napoleon I commissioned the Arc de Triomphe. The arch was built to celebrate the achievements of the French armies and honor those who fought and died for France.

5. Rue de l’Université

Address: 223 Rue de l’Université

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If you’re near Champ de Mars and want an up-close photo with the Eiffel Tower, you can walk over to this street.

6. Montmartre

Address: Rue de l’Abreuvoir, 75018 Paris, France

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If you want to check out a charming street in Paris, I recommend stopping by Buste de Dalida. This square and bronze statue is dedicated to one of France’s most celebrated singers.  This square also faces a picturesque view of this street.

7. La Maison Rose

Address: 2 Rue de l’Abreuvoir, 75018 Paris, France

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La Maison Rose is a French restaurant with an adorable pink and green exterior. While we didn’t get a chance to eat here, we did snap a few photos as we were walking through the street.

8. Le Consulat

Address: 18 Rue Norvins, 75018 Paris, France

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On our way to Sacre-Coeur, we also stopped by Le Consulat. Karya ate her during her February Paris trip, and she enjoyed it. We didn’t get a chance to eat here since we walked by before they were open.

9. Pink Mamma

Address: 20bis Rue de Douai, 75009 Paris, France

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I’ve seen Pink Mamma featured repeatedly on Instagram. I know the restaurant is beautiful on the inside. We weren’t sure if they had outdoor seating, so we decided to pass on eating inside the restaurant. The building is pink and still a cute spot for a photo!

10. Le Jardin du Luxembourg

Address: 75006 Paris, France

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The Luxembourg Gardens was only a 3-minute walk from our hotel. Jardin du Luxembourg date back to 1611. Marie de Medici purchased the land and the palace on the property after her son King Henri IV was assassinated.

11. Palais Garnier

Address: Pl. de l’Opéra, 75009 Paris, France

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While we didn’t get the chance to wander inside, we did stop by to see this Italian-style opera house while exploring Paris.

12. Pantheon

Address: Pl. du Panthéon, 75005 Paris, France

Pantheon in Paris France

Located in the Latin Quarter of Paris, the Pantheon sits at the original burial site of Saint Genevieve. National heroes of France are buried in necropoleis like Voltaire, Marie Curie, and Simone Veil.  

Pantheon in Paris

13. Pont Alexander Bridge

Address: Pont Alexandre III, 75008 Paris, France

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Completed in 1900, the Pont Alexander Bridge was named after the Russian Tsar Alexander III. The bridge was built on time for the World Fair.

14. Av. de Camoens

Address: 75116 Paris, France

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We originally tried to take Eiffel Tower photos at Trocadero but it was so busy, that we decided to pass and walk to Av. de Camoens. We were so relieved that it wasn’t crowded, and we were able to snap a few photos of the Eiffel Tower. This street definitely belongs as one of the most instagrammable places in Paris.

15. Palais Galleria

Address: 10 Av. Pierre 1er de Serbie, 75116 Paris, France

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If you’re looking to learn about fashion history in France, the Palais Galleria is a great stop. Plus the grounds are beautiful!

16. The Centre Pompidou

Address: Place Georges-Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France

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This was one of my favorite museums we went to in Paris. I also loved that there was such a great view of the Eiffel Tower from the 5th floor.

17. Petit Palais

Address: Av. Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris, France

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The front of Petit Palais (small palace) is beautiful. However, it was so bright and sunny when we stopped by that we decided to snap a few photos in the back of the building.

18. Domaine National du Palais-Royal

Address: 8 Rue de Montpensier, 75001 Paris, France

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One of the most unique features about Palais-Royal is the striped columns in the courtyard. Palais-Royal is a historic monument in Paris. It features three centuries of architecture. Palais-Royal was also inhabited by the Regency of Anne of Austria as well as the Orleans family in 1661.

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19. Louvre Museum

Address: Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

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The Louvre Museum is probably one of the most famous museums around the world. The Louvre is the largest museum in the world. This museum is home to da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, Michelangelo’s sculptures, as well as 6,000 works across 5,000 years of Egyptian history.

We decided to stop by the Louvre to snap photos in the morning. We were surprised by 8:45 am, there was a huge line of people waiting to be let into the Louvre. Next time I’m in Paris, I’ll set aside a full day to explore the Louvre.

20. Musee Rodin (the Sculpture Garden)

Address: 77 Rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France

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Musee Rodin houses many works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. Musee Rodin opened in 1919 and features The Thinker, The Gates of Hell, as well as the Inner Voice. Musee Rodin wasn’t originally on my list of most Instagrammable places in Paris. But after we wandered through the museum, we walked through the gardens I was so inspired to take a few photos.

(Inside the museum)

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21. Champ de Mars

Address: 2 All. Adrienne Lecouvreur, 75007 Paris, France

Champ de Mars

22. Palace of Versailles (Outside of Paris)

Address: Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Hall of Mirrors - Versailles

If you’re staying in Paris for a few days, I recommend making the day trip out to see the Palace of Versailles. You need an entire day to wander through the Palace of Versailles and see the gardens. The Hall of Mirrors and the chambers of the French royalty were incredible!

23. Petit Trianon in the Gardens of Versailles (Outside of Paris)

Address: Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Queen's Hamlet in Palace of Versailles - Petit Trianon

After you’re done wandering through the Palace of Versailles, I highly recommend walking down through the gardens and all the way to the Petit Trianon!  I absolutely love exploring the Queen’s Hamlet. I had no idea how quaint and beautiful this area of Versailles was.

24. La Favorite

Address: 6 Rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, France

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25: Sacre Coeur

Address: 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, 75018 Paris, France

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Also known as the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, Sacre Coeur is in Montmarte on the highest point of the city. This Roman Catholic Church was completed in 1914 and received consecration in 1919.

26. La Vrais Paris

Address: 33 Rue des Abbesses, 75018 Paris, France

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As we were making our way back to Pigalle, we stopped to take a few photos on the side of this French restaurant. La Vrais Paris has a beautiful floral exterior!

27. Tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte behind Les Invalides (Military Museum and interred war heroes)

Address: 129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France

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28. Rue Cremieux 

Address: 75012 Paris, France

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We loved this colorful street in Paris. Like any place, please be respectful of the homes and the street!

29. Moulin Rouge:

Address: 82 Bd de Clichy, 75018 Paris, France

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30. Basketball Court in Pigalle

Address: 22 Rue Duperré, 75009 Paris, France

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Karya found this colorful basketball court in the middle of the city!

Photos by: Karya Schanilec

What other Instagram-worthy spots do you recommend seeing in Paris?

I hope you enjoyed this round-up of Most Instagrammable Places in Paris! For more Paris recommendations, check out:

10 Eiffel Tower Photo Spots for Your First Time in Paris

5 Paris Outfit Ideas for Your Spring Vacation

Thank you for reading!

Love,

Emma

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