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Marche aux Puces de Montreuil

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Address: Ave. de la Porte de Montreuil, 75020 Paris, France
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Sat - Mon 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: A large flea market at the border between the 20th Arrondissement and...
A large flea market at the border between the 20th Arrondissement and Montreuil.
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Antiques? Not so much. Good stuff cheap? Yes!

Spent part of an afternoon here. Scores of booths but very few with antiques...like 6. But if you need a scarf it's only 1 or 2 euros! And many clothing items. More interesting to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2014
MainePeg
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Bangor, Maine

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This market is situated North of the City. You can get here by tube but the route you walk to the market is gross and you do well to avoid the pickpockets who brazenly hang about in groups trying to sell you phones they have just stole from other tourists. Once you get to the market you will very disappointed... More 

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Paris
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2,014 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Marché aux Puces was an attractive place in the past. No longer. It is not worth going there anymore.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Loved browsing the booths to see the vintage goods. Wish I lived in Paris - for many reasons - but mainly so I could load up my car with the cool things! The clothing area was a bit of a confusion .... rows and rows and rows of knockoff goods - jeans, sneakers, t-shirts, etc. Most of the vendors seemed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

You should try to arrive to this place from the St-Ouen station, rather than the Porte de Clignancourt, because there are less crowds and it is closer to marche Paul Bert which is the classy area of this market. Things are really not cheap at all here but you are treated to a lot of things to see. The Cafe... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We were really disappointed as we thought we'd find a cool market with nice old stuff, instead we found a messy market full of chinese bargains and cheap plastic stuff. Definitely not a place for tourists.

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Rueil-Malmaison, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I really love flea markets and this is simply terrible. I absolutely do not understand why it appears on Paris city guides. Please go to Porte de Vanves instead, or to a temporary brocante / vide-grénier (there is one almost every weekend somewhere in Paris).

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Bangor, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Spent part of an afternoon here. Scores of booths but very few with antiques...like 6. But if you need a scarf it's only 1 or 2 euros! And many clothing items. More interesting to wander around and observe, than anything else. The area between the metro stop and the actual market is a circus. Avoid it by walking along the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Sadly, I have to echo the less enthusiastic reviews of this market. The market is located on the eastern outskirts of Paris. The neighborhood is gritty, with lots of discount merchants along the streets near the metro Port de Montreuil. To get to the market from the metro station, you have to walk east, over the large roundabout, and the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We went despite bad reviews on here, not expecting much, but were very pleasantly surprised when we arrived. A proper flea market in the vein of Deptford Market (but much bigger). If you're the kind of person who wants high class antiques handed to them on a velvet cushion for ridiculous prices, go to Saint-Ouen. For those who don't mind... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

This market is in a ROUGH part of town with some VERY dodgy types around but it's all part of the fun and as long as you keep your wits about you this is a fun and gritty place. The first part of the market sells mainly cheap new clothes imported from China, random crap mixed with a few stalls... More 

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Address: Ave. de la Porte de Montreuil, 75020 Paris, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:30 pm

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