The arrondissements are Paris' administrative districts. The city has 20 arrondissements numbered 1st to 20th. Each arrondissement has its own city hall in addition to Paris City Hall. The zip code combines the city number (75) with the arrondissement number. For example, 75004 is the 4th arrondissement. Check street map of arrondissements with top sights. Paris maps. Paris metro map. Grand Paris map. Attractions on the map below are linked to an information page.
This arrondissement is one of the most interesting districts in town with top sights including the Louvre, the Tuileries Gardens, Rue de la Paix, La Conciergerie, Sainte Chapelle, the Arts Decoratifs Museum, Place de la Concorde and the Ile de la Cite district. Gradually, it comes back as the lively heart of the city with Les Halles Shopping Mall project.
This old district with tiny streets boasts the remarkable covered Shopping Arcades, their tiny shops and restaurants. 17th century Place des Victoires and 15th century Tour de Jean Sans Peur are interesting sights. The Grand Rex is the largest movie theater in Paris.
This district boasts two key attractions: Notre Dame Cathedral and Le Marais with Centre Pompidou, Hotel de Ville, Place des Vosges, Picasso Museum, Carnavalet history museum, BHV Paris department store. Two beautiful islands on the Seine River: Ile de la Cite and Ile Saint Louis.
The well known Quartier Latin where the Sorbonne University settled in the 12th century. Many sights including Le Pantheon, the Museum Paris, Paris Mosque, Rue Mouffetard market, Saint Etienne du Mont Paris church, Paris Middle Ages Museum and Roman Therms.
The core of the famous left bank Paris with Saint Germain des Pres, Luxembourg Gardens, Saint Sulpice church, Rue de Buci market, Rue de Sevres fashion stores, Bon Marche Paris department store, Raspail Bio Market.
The chic and residential 18th century district, home to key attractions including Tour Eiffel, Musee Rodin, Les Invalides with Napoleon's tomb, Musee d'Orsay, Quai Branly Museum, Our lady of the Miraculous Medal chapel.
The heart of this upscale district is the prestigious Champs Elysees district with Arc de Triomphe, Rue du Faubourg Saint Honore (fashion), Avenue Montaigne (fashion), Grand Palais, Le Lido Cabaret, Crazy Horse Cabaret
This arrondissement around the romantic Canal Saint Martin in now very fashionable. This arrondissement counts Gare de Nord and Gare de l'Est, two major train stations.
Young and affluential parisians plebiscit this old working class district which was badly hit during the Paris 2015 terrorist attacks
High-rises and Chinatown around Avenue d'Italie. BNF French National Library on the river banks.
Residential no tourist district around Parc Monceau
Multiethnic district with Pere Lachaise Cemetery.