Paris, France is home to literally millions of potential wallpaper images. Here are 10 of the most picturesque places in Paris with their exact names and locations.
1 – Eiffel Tower
Of course, the most obvious wallpaper is the Eiffel Tower. However, the Eiffel Tower is 300 meters tall and visible from all over the city. Therefore, you’ll see more Eiffel Tower wallpapers later in the top 10. But firstly, let’s start with a classic view of the Eiffel Tower from either the Champ de Mars or Trocadero.
2. Notre Dame
The Notre Dame became the most famous Paris monument when it was filmed burning on world media outlets. Many will be surprised that it was not badly damaged and 6 months later it’s well into its restoration process. Due to the iconic status of this church, many would love this as their Paris wallpaper. Did you know the crown of thorns is held inside? This Paris wallpaper was taken from the Arab World Institute free viewing platform.
3. Paris Pantheon
The most famous Pantheon in the world is that of Rome. But did you know there’s an equally impressive one in Paris? Not only is it an imposing structure but also the Parisian buildings lead up to it. Definitely a candidate for the most beautiful building in Paris you’ve never heard of! Here is the exact location but head towards the Luxembourg Gardens for the best views.
4. Place de la Republique
Not many visitors to Paris visit the Place de la Republique but it has huge significance within the City of Paris. As a matter of fact, this where people come to protest in the country of protests! Not only is their a huge square full of action but also an impressive statue in the center. The statue features Marianne holding up an olive branch in one hand. Meanwhile, the other is touching the declaration which reads, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. Finally, here is the exact location.
5. Eiffel Tower at Sunrise + Statue of Liberty
This is a unique one as you get two Paris monuments for the price of one. Visit the Statue of Liberty viewing point at sunrise for colorful views of both the Eiffel Tower and the famous statue.
6. Paris Rooftops
Paris rooftops have always been both iconic and renowned throughout the world. For this reason, keep your eyes open for the clusters of small red chimneys sprinkled over the city. Perhaps, the reason the Paris rooftops increased in popularity recently is because of the famous movie, Ratatouille which heavily featured them.
7. Saint-Augustin Church, Paris
Did you know that under the rule of Napoleon, much of the city was built to have a monument at the end of each street? Look out for the Saint-Augustin Church which is not far from the famous Arc de Triomphe. In fact, you can almost see the famous arc from here! Here is the exact location, although you may wish to walk a little down Boulevard Malesherbes to see it as Napoleon III intended!
8. Arc de Triomphe
What can be said about the Arc de Triomphe? It’s both imposing and stunning at the same time. Add a spectacular sunset and this is perhaps the most stunning Paris wallpaper! Photograph it close up or with the Champs Elysee leading up to it.
9. Classic French Cafes
As you explore Paris on foot you’ll pass so many cafes and restaurants. These are picturesque during the day but at night they are often illuminated and become super photogenic. There is no exact location for these as there are so many throughout the city. Enjoy searching for a good one, some of the names are fascinating.
10. Les Invalides
Les Invalides grabs your attention. More specifically, the golden dome does. But what is it? It is in fact an army museum and houses the tomb of Napoleon. Here is the exact location.
I’ve only touched the surface when it comes to Paris wallpapers. Enjoy the ones I’ve shared but mos importantly, enjoy searching for your own when you visit Paris. Lastly, if you’d like to donate any Paris wallpapers, or any wallpapers at all, please contact us. Alternatively, leave a comment below.