Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Paris

Being our first time in Paris, we saw and did just about everything the typical visitor would. However, some things were more rewarding than others, things I would do again in a heart beat upon my second time around. I’m especially a sucker when it comes to photogenic places, and a beautiful place that would work well in front of a lens (ahem, iPhone lens, that is), is essentially a guarantee I’d come back for me. Here are some snapshots of Paris that are worth visiting over and over again!

Arc de Triomphe

To Do: 3 ways to capture this beauty:
-Admire from the perimeter of road Place Charles de Gaulle
-Stand directly underneath it
-Climb to the top just before sunset

Arc de Triomphe Top of the Arc de Triomphe Under the Arc de Triomphe


Le Grand Palais

To do: Disco Ice Skating at night in Winter. Exhibitions during the Summer. The glass ceiling itself is worthy of an entire photo album.Le Grand Palais Pink Skating

Le Grand Palais Ice Skating

Le Grand Palais Ceiling

Pont Alexandre III

This must be one of the most beautiful bridges in the world!

Pont Alexander

Le Palais Royale

To-do: Wander around the columned courtyard and read a paper near the fountain in the garden.

Le Palais Royale Paris

Palais Royale Paris

The Louvre Museum

To-do: A must see. My favourite are the views from inside to the exterior of the Pyramide. I also loved the Medieval Moats located on the lower ground floor.



IMG_8722Le Louvre Pyramid


The Centre Pompidou

To-do: See what special exhibitions are going on (we were lucky enough to catch Jeff Koons!) Make sure to take in the view on the rooftop garden.

Le Centre Pompidou Jeff Koons



The Eiffel Tower

To-do: Skip the long elevator line during the day, and instead climb the hundreds of steps (gotta work off some of those French pastries, amiright?) at night to the first level. The view is spectacular and you’ll see firsthand why Paris is called “The City of Light.”

Eiffel Tower Paris Eiffel Tower View


Institut du Monde Arabe

To-do: Simply stare in awe at architect Jean Nouvel’s innovative responsive metallic  façade. The façade system incorporates several hundred light sensitive diaphragms that regulate the amount of light that is allowed to enter the building, and alter according to sun conditions throughout the day.

Institut du Monde Arabe Jean Nouvel Facade



Hotel de Ville

To do: In wintertime there is an ice-skating rink directly in front of the Hotel. Year round, you can capture the beautiful Carousel.

Hotel de Ville


Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Paris

'Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Paris' has 2 comments

  1. August 28, 2015 @ 1:04 pm Isma

    Blogging is the cheapest therpay there is.And it does take time to build a readership but it is so fun. I don’t have much of a following anymore because I essentially quit blogging for 2 years. But my biggest traffic day ever was the day Tessa was born over 2500 (and that is nothing compared to the big bloggers) unique visitors to my blog that day to check on me and see how I was doing. That kind of support is pretty amazing.


    • September 3, 2015 @ 3:46 am Cassie Drake

      So amazing Isma! Thanks for sharing and following along.


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