We will be reaching from Basel to Gare De Lyon at 19:37. I was planning to take taxi till our hotel (Hotel Paris Louis Blanc - 232 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin, 75010) to make it quick and convenient as I will have luggage also.
We want to utilize that late evening/night for night photography. We can be out till late but not able to figure out best way to utilize. I could have deposited our luggage (1 large bag + 2 cabin bags) at Gare De Lyon, but two conditions are not permitting us doing that. They do not allow storing electronic items and it is open only till 10 PM.
1- Can I take taxi to hotel, throw luggage in room and ask same taxi to take us any point, where we can get good views ? Will it be feasible ?
2- I am not sure, what places I can cover out of below mentioned. Any suggestions ?
*View of Eiffel tower from Trocadero Plaza
*Pyramid of Louvre
*Notre Dame Cathedral - from the banks of the Seine
*Pont Alexander III
4- If I can cover few places (among above), what mode of transport should I use ?
5- I understand that train run till 12:30. In case, if I am late, is it feasible/safe to take taxi late night ?
6- Our hotel is near Gare Du Nord station. If I get down via train late night. Will it be safe to walk down till hotel in that area ? It is 1 KM walking and I will have photograph gears.