List of Famous Paris Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Paris Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Paris skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Paris architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Paris are included on this list. Information about these Paris buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Paris and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different buildings, including Centre Georges Pompidou and Eiffel Tower.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Paris?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Paris. Famous architectural houses within the city of Paris are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    25 Rue Franklin

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    • City/Town: Paris, Île-de-France, France, Western Europe, Europe
    • Opened: Jan 01 1903
    • Created By: Auguste Perret
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    70 Rue Regnault, Paris

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    • City/Town: Paris, Île-de-France, France, Western Europe, Europe
    • Opened: Jan 01 1971
    • Architect: J de Brauer
    • Created By: J de Brauer
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    Agoudas Hakehilos synagogue

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    Agoudas Hakehilos synagogue
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    The Agoudas Hakehilos synagogue, at 10 rue Pavée, in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, commonly referred to at the Pavee synagogue, rue Pavee synagogue, or Guimard synagogue, was erected in 1913 by the architect Hector Guimard, and inaugurated on June 7, 1914. This synagogue was commissioned by the ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, Île-de-France, France, Western Europe, Europe
    • Architect: Hector Guimard
    • Created By: Hector Guimard
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    Alfred Budge House

    The Alfred Budge House, in Paris, Idaho, located at N. 1st, West at W. 1st, North, is a historic house that was built in 1880. It was renovated to include Second Empire styling, including a mansard roof, at a later date. The house has a complex design with three major sections and multiple smaller ones; ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, Idaho, USA
    • Style: Second Empire
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    The Arab World Institute is an organization founded in Paris in 1980 by 18 Arab countries with France to research and disseminate information about the Arab world and its cultural and spiritual values. The Institute also promotes cooperation and exchanges between France and the Arab nations, ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, France
    • Opened: Jan 01 1987
    • Architect: Jean Nouvel
    • Created By: Jean Nouvel
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    The Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It stands in the centre of the Place Charles de Gaulle, at the western end of the Champs-Élysées. It should not be confused with a smaller arch, the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, which stands west of the Louvre. The Arc de ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, France
    • Opened: Jan 01 1806
    • Structural Height (m): 50.0
    • Architect: Jean Chalgrin
    • Created By: Jean Chalgrin
    • Style: Neoclassicism
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    Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel

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    Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
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    The Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel is a triumphal arch in Paris, located in the Place du Carrousel. It was built between 1806 and 1808 to commemorate Napoleon's military victories of the previous year. The more famous Arc de Triomphe de l'Étoile, across from the Champs Élysées, was designed in the same ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, France
    • Opened: Jan 01 1808
    • Created By: Charles Percier, Pierre François Léonard Fontaine
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    Arènes de Lutèce

    The Arènes de Lutèce are among the most important remains from the Gallo-Roman era in Paris, together with the Thermes de Cluny. Lying in what is now the Quartier Latin, this amphitheater could once seat 15,000 people, and was used to present gladiatorial combats. Constructed in the 1st century AD, this ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, France
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    Arthur Taylor House

    Arthur Taylor House in Paris, Idaho was built in 1890. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.more

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    • City/Town: Paris, Idaho, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1890
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    Basilica of the Sacré Cœur
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    The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and often simply Sacré-Cœur, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France. A popular landmark, the basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, France
    • Opened: Jan 01 1914
    • Structural Height (m): 83.0
    • Architect: Paul Abadie, Honoré Daumet, Jean-Louis Hulot, Henri-Pierre-Marie Rauline, Lucien Magne, + more
    • Created By: Paul Abadie, Honoré Daumet, Jean-Louis Hulot, Henri-Pierre-Marie Rauline, Lucien Magne, + more
    • Style: Roman architecture, Byzantine architecture
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    Bear Lake Stake Tabernacle

    The Bear Lake Stake Tabernacle, situated on main street in Paris, Idaho, is a Romanesque red sandstone meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints designed by Joseph Don Carlos Young. The tabernacle was built between 1884 and 1889 by Mormon pioneers of Bear Lake Valley who used horse ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, Idaho, USA
    • Style: Romanesque architecture
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    Bourbon County Courthouse

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    • City/Town: Kentucky, USA
    • Style: Beaux-Arts architecture
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    • City/Town: Paris, Île-de-France, France, Western Europe, Europe
    • Architect: Le Corbusier, Lúcio Costa
    • Created By: Le Corbusier, Lúcio Costa
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    Centre Georges Pompidou
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    Centre Georges Pompidou is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the 4th arrondissement of Paris, near Les Halles, rue Montorgueil and the Marais. It was designed in the style of high-tech architecture by the architectural team of Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano, along with Gianfranco Franchini. It ...more

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    • City/Town: 4th arrondissement, Paris, France
    • Opened: Jan 01 1977
    • Architect: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Peter Rice
    • Created By: Renzo Piano, Richard Rogers, Peter Rice
    • Style: Brutalist architecture, High-Tech Architecture, Postmodern architecture
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    Cœur Défense
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    Cœur Défense is an office skyscraper in La Défense, the high-rise business district west of Paris, France. With 350,000 m², it is the building with the most floor space in Europe along with the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest. Coeur Défense was built in 2001, replacing the former Esso Tower, the first ...more

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    • City/Town: Hauts-de-Seine, France
    • Opened: Jan 01 2001
    • Structural Height (m): 161.0
    • Architect: Jean-Paul Viguier, Jean-Paul Viguier
    • Created By: Jean-Paul Viguier, Jean-Paul Viguier
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    Deering Memorial United Methodist Church

    Deering Memorial United Methodist Church is a historic church at 39 Main Street in South Paris, Maine. Completed in 1911 for a congregation established in 1815, it is the only known work in Maine of the Cleveland, Ohio partnership of Badgley and Nicklas, and one of Oxford County's finest late Gothic ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, Maine, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1911
    • Architect: Sidney Badgley, William H. Nicklas
    • Created By: Sidney Badgley, William H. Nicklas
    • Style: Late Gothic Revival
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    Duncan Tavern

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    • City/Town: Kentucky, USA
    • Style: Georgian
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    Eades Tavern

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    • City/Town: Kentucky, USA
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    Edgar County Courthouse

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    Edgar County Courthouse
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    The Edgar County Courthouse, located in Paris, Illinois, is the county courthouse of Edgar County. The courthouse was constructed from 1891 until 1893; it is the first and only building used as Edgar County's courthouse. Architect Henry Elliot designed the building in the Romanesque Revival style. The ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, Illinois, USA
    • Style: Romanesque architecture
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    Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre

    The Church of Saint-Jean-de-Montmartre is located at 19 Rue des Abbesses in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. Situated at the foot of Montmartre, it is notable as the first example of reinforced cement in church construction. Built from 1894 through 1904, it was designed by architect Anatole de Baudot, ...more

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    • City/Town: Paris, France
    • Opened: Jan 01 1904
    • Architect: Anatole de Baudot
    • Created By: Anatole de Baudot
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