- The Paris tourist attractions that aren’t worth a visit

Paris tourist attractions that aren’t worth a visit

Bienvenue to our guide to 10 Paris tourist attractions that aren’t worth a visit!

Time is precious in Paris

Many tourists can only stay a limited time in Paris and have barely enough time to scratch the surface of this wonderful city. It’s therefore very important to know which tourist attractions are must see tourist attractions and which aren’t worth your time and/or money.

Visitor ratings of the 10 tourist attractions you DON’T need to visit

We love Paris, but there are some tourist attractions you don’t need to see (unless you have plenty of time and you’ve already seen all the other marvelous things in Paris).

Check out our visitor ratings of the 10 tourist attraction you don’t need to visit! Our tourist guide helps you to plan your time wisely in Paris, so you get the most out of it. The stop signs show you which places can be easily left out on your tour through Paris.

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We wish you a truly magnifique holiday in Paris, the city of love! Have fun exploring this unique city through its culture, food, architecture and people.


rated 2.84 out of 5
Moulin Rouge

1. Moulin Rouge

The Moulin Rouge is a world-famous tourist attraction, but unfortunately a total rip-off, too. The performance is not even average, the place is sleazy and it’s exorbitant expensive!

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rated 2.66 out of 5
Hotel des Invalides

2. Hotel des Invalides

The Hotel des Invalides is only worth visiting, if you’re interested in war memorabilia and/or another over the top monument of Napoleon Bonaparte. If time is short, just enjoy the sight of the golden chapel dome from any viewpoint in the city.

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rated 2.49 out of 5
Champs Elysees

3. Champs Elysees

Champ Elysees is one of Paris’s biggest tourist traps! Don’t go shopping there, don’t order coffee in one of the non-authentic cafes and don’t spend too much time there!

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rated 2.42 out of 5

4. Place de la Bastille

Find out why you needn’t visit the famous Bastille, unless at night!

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rated 2.35 out of 5
Place de la Concorde

5. Place de la Concorde

The Place de la Concorde is a huge square and that’s about it. If you don’t have much time, you can skip it without missing much.

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rated 2.15 out of 5
Arch of Triumph

6. Arch of Triumph (Arc de Triomphe)

Find out why you can easily miss to climb the Arc de Triomphe at your visit in Paris.

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rated 2.12 out of 5
Centre Pompidou

7. Pompidou Center (Centre Pompidou)

Visit the Centre Pompidou and have a look at this building monstrosity! But don’t be bothered to go inside. There’s nothing more to see than crappy modern art!

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rated 2.01 out of 5
The Catacombs

8. The Catacombs (Les Catacombs)

There is certainly no reason to spend your precious time in Paris visiting the Catacombs! Piles of bones and skulls await you there in a massive underground grave.

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rated 2.00 out of 5
Louvre Museum

9. Louvre Museum (Musee du Louvre)

Everybody has seen pictures of Leonardo da Vinci’s famous art work which lives in the Louvre Museum: the Mona Lisa. Find out why you shouldn’t be bothered to visit the Louvre only to see the Mona Lisa.

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rated 1.91 out of 5
Pere-Lachaise Cemetery

10. Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetière du Père-Lachaise)

If your time in Paris is limited, don’t waste your time visting the Pere-Lachaise Cementery. Rather listen to “Light my Fire”!

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