Paris is a magic city, its beauty crashes against our eyes, reflects on them and leave us speechless. As well as the most popular spots, there are also views, hidden corners which are as picturesque as.

We've put together a selection of 10 Instagram photos picturing places that we would have never had the chance to know if it wasn't for Parisians taking photos around their city.

PASSAGE DEL 'ANCRE

A private "passage" located in the 3° arrondissement, this is one Paris' mo­­st ancient alleys.

Passage de l'Arque

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VILLA BALLU

This is a road located in the 9° arrondissement, and it is probably one of the most picturesque's ones.

Villa Ballu

Photo credit: linstantparisien

RUE DES THERMOPYLES 

Situated in the 14° arrondissement, this road is one of Paris' few ones still retaining buildings covered by creepers.

Rue des Thermopyles

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LYCYÉE HENRI IV

This is the Lycée Herni IV's private garden, both housed inside a former abbey.

Liceo Herni IV

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JARDINS RENOIR

Nor far from the Museum of Montmartre, you will find the Renoir Gardens, named after the famous painter as this was, in fact, one of the places where he would find inspiration.

Giaridni di Renoir

Photo Credit: urbanmishmashparis

CASTEL BÉRANGER

Located in rue de La Fontaine 14, this is an Art Nouveau building. The gate is in fact considered a milestone for the Art Nouveau movement.

castel beranger

Photo Credit: flo_in_paris

PLACE MONGE

It's very easy to get to Place Monge, the closest metro stop is in fact named after it. On Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, a very picturesque market takes place here.

Place Monge

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RUE JEAN-PIERRE-TIMBAUD

This little paradise is located in the 11° arrondissement and still retains some creepers on the house walls.

Rue Jean Pierre Timbaud

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GALERIE VIVIENNE

This shopping gallery is located in the 2° arrondissement and was built in 1826. A curious fact is that after a period of decadence, the gallery started being used again starting from 1960.

Gallerie Vivienne

Photo Credit: labeautyparesseuse

THE MET

Only a bunch of people are aware that the Metropolitan Museum of Art still boasts the original furniture of the Hotel de Varengeville. 

the met

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