There is just something about these Parisian gardens, don’t you think? Originally named for the tile factory which previously stood in it’s place, the gardens of the Tuileries Palace, as it was known historically, was built by Queen Catherine de Medici during the late 1500s. Whether you are making a visit to the Louvre or just out for a stroll, the Tuileries Gardens is the perfect spot to watch the sun setting behind the Eiffel Tower in our opinion.
As you enter the gardens (pst. there is also a clean bathroom on the right hand side (€.80)) there will be a set of stairs on your left hand. Walk up those stairs and you will have a great shot of the Eiffel Tower and possibly the Roue de Paris (the big ferris wheel) depending on what time of year you are visiting. If you are ready for a snack, the famous Angelina Tea House is right around the corner and worth a visit if it’s your first time in Paris.
PS. Did you know that the Tuileries Garden's is said to be haunted? That's right, The Red Ghost of Tuileries lurks around. Afterall, It is the oldest park in Paris, there is bound to be a ghost or two!