The Atlas Obscura Guide To Paris
170 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Paris, France
Updated November 22, 2022
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Novus Ordo Seclorum: 14 Places to Unearth Masonic Secrets
Your best bets for gaining insight into the real history of Freemasonry.
Including Zedekiah's Cave, Masonic Lodge of the Andaz Hotel, and House of the Temple
A Rat Lover's Tour of the World
15 places where rodents are celebrated, feared, preserved, and studied.
Including Karni Mata Temple, Nutty Narrows Bridge, and Paxton Gate
Old Cemeteries in Paris
Historic graveyards to visit in the City of Lights.
Including Père Lachaise Cemetery, Montparnasse Cemetery, and Montmartre Cemetery
8 Cool Shops in Paris
Wonderfully unique stores to visit in the City of Lights.
Including Tombées du Camion, Sape & Co, and Un Regard Moderne Bookstore
A Linguistics Lover's Tour of the World
12 places to marvel at the history of human language.
Including The Cairo Genizah , The Museum of the Alphabet , and Boontling Language of Boonville