The best thing to see in each Paris arrondissement (for the Paris expert)

OK, so you’ve been to Paris before. Maybe you even live here. You’ve seen the Eiffel Tower, you’ve seen the Mona Lisa.

Heck, maybe you’ve even seen the top 20 must-sees in every arrondissement, according to tour guide Corey Frye from episode 7 of The Earful Tower.

But what next?

Never fear, we’ve got Corey back in the studio to give us the best thing to see in every Paris district — but this time for the Paris expert. Now, the podcast episode was just for Patreon subscribers, but here’s the list.

The must-sees of each Paris arrondissement (for the Paris expert) – according to tour guide Corey Frye from A French Frye in Paris.


1st: The Metro station at Place Colette

2nd: The inside of the Basilica of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires


3rd: The Square Georges-Cain

4th: The Village Saint Paul


5th: The ‘Midnight in Paris’ stairs

6th: The bullet holes in Odeon Theatre from 1944

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7th: The most sexual door in Paris at 29 Avenue Rapp

8th: The statue of Ben Franklin near the Eiffel Tower

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9th: The ‘A la mere de famille’ chocolate shop

10th: The Comptoir General bar

11th: The remnants of the Paris guillotine on Rue de la Roquette

12th: The colourful street Rue Cremieux

13th: The Cité Florale village

14th: The secret underground headquarters of the French resistance

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15th: The Parc Georges Bresson

16th: The Marmottan Monet Museum


17th: The pet cemetery

18th: The doorway of Van Gogh’s old apartment

19th: The Pavillon des Caneaux house-turned-bar


20th: The doorway where Edith Piaf was bornWell, there’s a taste of what this episode holds. Obviously Corey explains it all in detail in the actual episode, with plenty of secret tips. Wanna hear it? Here’s the link one last time 🙂 Your donations keep this show going!

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