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Rue Mouffetard Market

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Address: 116 Rue Mouffetard, 5th arrondissement | Métro: Cardinal-Lemoine or Place Monge, Paris, France
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Description: A large street market in the Latin Quarter.
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Before visiting Paris I had a image of what it would be like in my head, this place perfectly sums up that image. It was probably my favourite place of the whole trip. Not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Before visiting Paris I had a image of what it would be like in my head, this place perfectly sums up that image. It was probably my favourite place of the whole trip. Not touristy at all with lots of great food and drink and lots of restaurants with outdoor seating, perfect in the summer. We really enjoyed it here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We ended up strolling on this street by chance but we found it amazing! All kind of local shops with food: from cheese and meat to all types of cookies, pastries and ice cream! Excellent way to spend an afternoon and buy things for home!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Rue Mouffetard street is busy with people on Sunday afternoon. Great place to hang out, have a drink and lovely dinner. And top it off with some ice-cream or gelato...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Some people like Rue Cler. If you want fewer tourists on a more cozy street, try "La Mouff"! You will find the usual street market fare on a street lined with nice little family-owned restaurants and shops. The closest Metro station is Censier-Daubenton - only two to three blocks away. There's a nice little square at the foot of "La... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Bakeries, gelaterias, restaurants, bars, people watching. This street has it all. If you are near the Pantheon, take a stroll down and grab some food. Lively and fun, and good for kids, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you want it see the locals stroll, eat, shop and drink, this street has it all, narrow, lined with shops, cheese shops, bakeries and great little restaurants

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We stayed at Rue de Ecoles and this was a 5 minute stroll. It was lovely to come and watch the local Parisian daily shopping. What lovely food items to choose from over the weekends. It also has a fromager where we bought our daily supply of cheese from and took several vacuum packed home. there is a lovely seafood... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Mouffetard is a real neighborhood market on Sunday. Creameries, patisseries, produce, wine shops, clothing and live music and dancing in the square. Mostly local people, few tourists. Only about 6 blocks long plus a little side-street action.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I highly recommend a visit to this market...but do it over a lunch period so you can eat there! The prices are 'local' prices, not the inflated tourist prices you'll find on the other locations in Paris. There are even lovely little boutique stores which my wife got stuck in! Thank goodness I found a unique ice cream store to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Coming into the road from the south was a little disappointing at a Tuesday morning 11am - many shops were about opening only. After a coffe it got better quickly and it bacame a delightful stroll through the diversity of shops. One could recognize an increasing density towards the end of the road. Various restaurants and facilities are inviting for... More 

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Staying in Quartier Latin

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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