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Gare St. Lazare

Paris, France (Opéra)
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Ranked #287 of 733 attractions in Paris
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Architectural Buildings
Description: This train station served as the inspiration for a series of paintings by Monet.
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Malaga, Spain
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2,274 reviews 2,274 reviews
2,046 attraction reviews
1,940 helpful votes 1,940 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Gare St. Lazare was one of the favorite places for the impressionist painters to paint what they saw there. So it is quite interesting to visit this place and see how it looks like today.

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Yekaterinburg, Russia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Well, I got a little bit bored in Paris after the week of my stay there, so I decided to go on a day trip to Normandy. You guys can buy e-tickets! But I had no pc, so..The trains which terminate to this direction are exactly on Gare St Lazare. It`s very tidy and beautiful inside, makes the great difference... More

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Santiago, Chile
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75 reviews 75 reviews
42 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

You may visit this place if you travel to cities close to Paris. Not beautiful. It has a lot of places for shopping. Beware of misinformation in the electronic monitors.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Nice station to explore if waiting for connections around France. Very smart shops and nice coffee shops.

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New York City, New York
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610 reviews 610 reviews
345 attraction reviews
337 helpful votes 337 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had a connection to make, when traveling by train from Reims to Rouen - we had to get from Gare de l'Est to Gare St. Lazare, and discovered that the easiest way to do that was by the RER "E" train. The train ride itself was very short, but it was the walking on either end that took up... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Gare St. Lazare has had a massive face-lift. It is a nice place to spend a late afternoon. It is a large building that doubles-up as a shopping centre. The roof structure is a must for architect students and photographers alike. If it's raining outside, then there's a sizable area upstairs for coffee and watching the world go by. If... More

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Brisbane, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We stayed just by here and we used this station multiple times per day. Every time it was clean and we felt safe. There are a couple of great shops inside too! Just a quick tip.. the first time we went to buy tickets we didn't have any coins/cash on us. We tried to use our australian travel card which... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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583 helpful votes 583 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Paris Gare Saint-Lazare is the second busiest railway station in Europe, serving both the Paris Metro and also SNCF Trains Intercites for SNCF service as well. Vast but user-friendly, the station is punctuated by adequate signs and directories and features a host of satellite shops and eateries along its periphery. We used the station for both Metro and SNCF services... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Trains for Vernon (Giverny) and Rouen depart from here. The station is on several levels and is kept clean and is well patrolled by police. The Paris Metro is on the bottom. The middle and top levels have very ample seating and many shops. Mainline trains leave from the top level. Departure tracks are often not announced until the last... More

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Tbilisi, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This hotel has a really good location. It's placed in a very interesting part of Paris. Next (5 meters) to the l'europe Metro, very near (15 meters) to Gare st lazare station, close (50 meters) to Galeries Lafayette. Also there are lots of clothes shops nearby the hotel. If your purpose is to see the city and not spend whole... More

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