May 28, 2013

Eiffel Tower, Paris

Photograph by Luciano Mortula, Alamy

Brilliantly lit at night, the once reviled Tour Eiffel is now the international symbol of Paris. Of all world capitals, Paris is the most chic. Its attractive mélange of haute couture and top-end cuisine, spectacular art collections and architectural spectacle, Gothic churches and romantic cafes, makes it the most visited city in the world.

Download the New City Guides App by National Geographic >>

Enter the 25th Annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest >>

Travel 365. Explore the world, one incredible image at a time.

Take a Nat Geo Trip

Select a destination or trip type to find a trip:

See All Trips »

Join Nat Geo Travel's Communities

2014 Traveler Photo Contest

  • Picture of people on the Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia

    Enter Today to Win!

    Submit your best shots for a chance to be featured in our weekly galleries and to win a grand prize trip for two to Alaska.