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La Piscine Josephine Baker

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Address: Port de la Gare, Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 56 61 96 50
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Interesting pool but not much else

Took my son to this pool to get in some training time but it was too hectic to really do anything. The pool itself is very small and crowded. It is also very difficult to get to... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2013
San Francisco

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Great place to enjoy a swim whilst in Paris. In summer the roof is opened making it perfect for sunbathing as well.

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Paris, France
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A swimming-pool on (or should I say "upon") the river Seine... tempting. The problem is that the pool is tiny, and so overcrowded that it is almost impossible to swim without bumping into someone else every 5 seconds. And really, it is expensive for what is is (after two hours you have to pay again). Oh and be ready to... More 

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The Netherlands
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I went to the Josephine Baker pool in July on a very hot afternoon and it was amazing. It was worth waithing (longer then 1 hr!, but there is some sun protection). The entrance fee was 5 euro for 2 hrs. Be aware of the fact that you have to wear a swiming cap (they are also for sale in... More 

2 Thank Holland030
San Francisco
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28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Took my son to this pool to get in some training time but it was too hectic to really do anything. The pool itself is very small and crowded. It is also very difficult to get to via Metro. The closest station requires a pretty good walk through the park to get to the pool. If you are out for... More 

2 Thank Simpkeys
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Training for an Ironman while on business abroad may sound like a nightmare to any triathlete, but in Paris it is super easy and extremely interesting. There are many public swimming pools, mostly located conveniently close to metro stations and with small entry fees. The Josephine Baker pool is an experience. Quite small but really well maintained and run this... More 

3 Thank Janet F
Mariemont, Ohio
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

La Piscine is an excellent art museum with architectural features that will blow your mind. The art ranges from contemporary to ancient and they have all sorts of exhibits that are sure to excite everyone. For women and girls there is an exhibit about fashion, while for men and boys there are many boats and ancient weapons. One of the... More 

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