Paris is a city with an endless array of delightful sights to see. It is mesmerizing in all senses when it comes to enjoying visual treats. There are several architectural marvels and engineering wonders that make Paris what it is – one of the most extravagant cities in the world. Out of the numerous sites, it is hard to pinpoint the most photogenic spots in the city. However, a few places stand out from the rest in terms of visual appeal. Below are some of the most sought after photogenic places that you can visit on your private tours Paris.
The Louvre Pyramid
The Louvre Pyramid is one of the most stunning modern creations not just in Paris, but also in the world. It was made in the 1980s and serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. Its modern glass creates an eye-catchy contrast to the vintage shades of the Museum. It is also an important landmark in Paris. Along with the fountains, this can be turned into a great spot for photographing the beauty of the spot.
The Pont Alexandre III
The Pont Alexandre III is one of the most stylish bridges in Paris. It was inaugurated in 1900, and connected Grand Palais and Petit Palais to the Invalides. The bridge has huge 17-meter-high pylons adorned with gilt bronze sculptures of winged horses, erected on four sides. You can enjoy a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower above the Seine. The best time of day to visit this place is during sunset.
Notre Dame is a world-famous Catholic cathedral built in the medieval times. It is also widely regarded as one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture. The church building offers many good frames for photographing medieval beauty. A shot from beneath the church is a bit cliché, but you can shoot from the nearby Nouvelle Seine Peniche instead. This will include the building in the frame, and the surrounding greenery as well.
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, also known as Sacré–Cœur Basilica, is a church constructed all the way back in 1919. It is a Roman Catholic Church that offers excellent views of the city. The place is an iconic landmark offering a great spot for photographing the beautiful panoramas. You can experiment with multiple exposures and get beautiful photos. The best views are sought from the top of the Butte Montmartre.