A Film Lover’s Guide to Visiting Paris

Louvre Guided Tour

Paris Tourist Attractions

Paris is one of the most extravagant cities in the world. It has places and sights that are unmatched in any other part of the world. Therefore, it is a favorite place for filmmakers all over the world. Some of the most memorable scenes in various movies have been shot in Paris. Below are some of the most filmed locations in Paris that you can visit after your Louvre guided tour.

The Shakespeare and Co. Bookshop

Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy set the movie world on a romantic world after the movie “Before Sunrise” hit the theatres. In the sequel of this movie, “Before Sunset”, Paris featured in the film through the famous vintage bookstore, Shakespeare and Co., located near the Notre Dame Cathedral. In the movie, Hawke’s character attends a book signing. Further, a scene of “Midnight in Paris” was also shot right here.

Montmartre

The romantic lanes of Montmartre took the world into its arms when Audrey Tautou as Amélie Poulain thrilled the big screen audience with acts in the movie “Amélie”. The café where Amélie works, the Café des Deux Moulins, is located in 15 Rue Lepic. In fact, there is a hot crème brulee here, which is named after the actress playing the lead role in the movie. The grocery store and the apartment shown in the movie are also right around the corner, which after your Louvre guided tour.

Saint Sulpice

This is the second largest church in Paris after the Notre Dame. It came into limelight when it was chosen to film the controversial blockbuster, “The Da Vinci Code”. It is located in a quiet place in Saint Germain, towards the southern side of the river. The 12th Century church has a crucial role in the movie as the “Rose Line” runs through it. Filming was not allowed inside the church, so the interiors were re-created inside a studio.

Note that the priest is said to be someone who dislikes the movie. Hence, it is advised that Dan Brown fans visit the place silently without mentioning the “Keystone” or the “Rose Line”.

The Pont Bir Hakeim Aka the ‘Inception Bridge’

The Pont Bir Hakeim rose to the height of fame when it was depicted in the movie “Inception”. Director Christopher Nolan used the column features of the bridge effectively in the film. In the movie, there is a mirror image in the dream where reality tends to bend. Furthermore, this is also featured in the opening shots of “Last Tango in Paris”.