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Gare St. Lazare

Address: Paris, France (Opéra)
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Ranked #242 of 634 Attractions in Paris
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: This train station served as the inspiration for a series of paintings by Monet.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: This train station served as the inspiration for a series of paintings by Monet.
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Vancouver, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
43 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We used Gare St. Lazare when we went to Giverny to see Monet's House and Gardens. Station is relatively easy to get to via the Metro and buying tickets to Giverny was straightforward. Station is modern and bright and there are various places to buy food and drink including a Starbucks and a Burger King. There are also clean toilets... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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51 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Passed through St Lazare Starion travelling from Bayeux to central Paris, well signed between Main Trains and Metro. Cleen and quite pretty. The only problem we had was the escalator to the bottom floor was broken and as we had decended down one level with 35Kg of luggage we couldn't get down to the Metro 14 level with out leaving... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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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
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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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51 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
11 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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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
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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
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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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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