Come pay homage to the men and women who loved Paris in life and now reside there in death. Père Lachaise, resting on more than a hundred acres of the 20th Arrondissement, is one of the world’s most visited cemeteries, and for good reason. Wandering along the winding cobblestone paths, among moss-covered mausoleums, you’ll stumble upon the tombs of musicians, socialites, writers, and more: Jim Morrison’s grave (with cigarettes and bottles of Jack to sustain him in the afterlife), bouquets and wreathes offered up to Frédéric Chopin, and the oft-kissed, lipstick-riddled sarcophagus of Oscar Wilde. Print out a map or buy one at the kiosk inside the main entrance.
Hardly a high-profile market, the bucolic Flower Market is shielded from tourists, who flock to the... Read more