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    16 Must-Do Paris Activities That Won't Cost You A Cent

    Free makes everything more fun.

    1. Explore Paris’ hidden passages.

    2. Pick out items for your Parisian dream apartment.

    3. Check out the view inside and outside Sacré-Cœur.

    4. Get the down low from a local guide.

    5. Say hello to Jim Morrison.

    6. Walk above the city on an abandoned railroad track.

    7. Picnic at the base of the Eiffel Tower.

    8. Spend the evening with the city’s hipsters.

    9. Stuff your face with free samples at a French street market.

    10. Climb an artificial cliff overlooking an artificial lake.

    11. (Window) shop on Champs-Elysées.

    12. Get your art on at the Paris Museum of Modern Art.

    13. Throw a few back on the banks of the Seine.

    14. Create your own street art tour.

    15. Go museum-crazy on free museum day.

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    On the first Sunday of every month, a handful of the city’s best museums are completely free. You can peruse modern art at the Centre Pompidou before dropping by Musée d’Orsay — without spending a dollar.

    Where to find it: all over the city

    16. Just walk.

    What's your favorite free thing to do in Paris? Tell us in the comments!

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