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Carrousel du Louvre

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Address: 99, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
Phone Number: 33-1-43-16-47-10
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The Carrousel du Louvre, located right in the heart of Paris, in the first...

The Carrousel du Louvre, located right in the heart of Paris, in the first arrondissement of the City of Lights, is, without doubt, a premier shopping destination. It is open all year long, 7 days a week (including Sundays) from 10am to 8 pm, and is home to a variety of restaurants and more than 40 premium stores including Apple Store (the first Apple Store in Paris) and Printemps du Louvre (showcasing leading luxury brands with top-of-the-range watchmaking on the mezzanine floor). The Carrousel du Louvre is a uniquely designed iconic venue, with its famous Inverted Pyramid, a fantastic architectural feat by Pei (where fans can explore the mysteries of Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code or take the perfect selfie to keep as a special Paris memento), its Charles V Hall walls, its Comédie Française studio theatre and its conference and exhibition centre. Culture runs deep in its DNA making it a cultural site to be visited on its own account! The Carrousel du Louvre can be accessed from the Louvre Museum (at the end of your visit when you leave through Allée du Grand Louvre), 99 Rue de Rivoli, the Tuileries Garden (North and South stairways) and also by direct access to the Palais Royal Musée du Louvre metro station (lines 1 and 7).

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Lovely shopping centre

All the big brands are there. It's a great place to wonder around to shop for interesting gifts. There is a food court as well as Starbucks for a quick coffee. It's a perfect... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Ficksburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All the big brands are there. It's a great place to wonder around to shop for interesting gifts. There is a food court as well as Starbucks for a quick coffee. It's a perfect shopping venue, especially on a rainy day

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have time to go to the Louvre, so we visited the mall with the upside down glass pyramid, the statues, and some of the wall in a quick visit for free. I was surprised that the bathroom in the shopping mall had a charge to use.

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Thank justme2Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a tiny mall with some cute shops. They have a big Apple store, several fast food restaurants, several patisserie... They also have a luxury Printemps department store with brands like Gucci, Fendi, Saint Laurent... Many luxury watch brands are also there. It is a nice place to have a warm walk inside.

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Newberg, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

The shops at this underground area are aimed at monied interests, but it's inside and at the Louvre entrance so what's not to like about that? Here, as with all public places in Paris, one pays 1/2 Euro to use the toilet. It's collected by people who don't seem to do anything except take money, and that in mostly a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

It's a mini mall with some interesting shoppes (yay, Pylones) and a decent food court. It was beautifully decorated for the holidays. I wouldn't go out of my way to see it, but probably can't be avoided if you're going to be at the Louvre.

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Atlanta, GA 30062
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Unlike the Forum des Halles. this mall is lovely! The stores are high quality, there are open spaces, lovely places to stop, eat, and shop. There is a nice diorama of the mall and a display of the original stonework. The displays are very pretty. The shopkeepers friendly. We just happened to fall into this mall and were glad we... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

During our most recent visit to Paris, we visited this long shopping mall located underneath the Louvre, on a Thursday evening. It was home to an interesting array of shops. Amongst the shops were outlets selling gifts, fashion, jewellery, watches, electronics and confectionary. There was also a food court with a large variety of food types ranging from fast foods... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We came here the first time totally by mistake and now it's one of our "must stop" places in Paris. On top of being a much easier way to go into the Louvre, the caroussel also offers plenty of restaurants (all reasonably priced - French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean ...) and good, clean bathroom facilities. Its also a... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Go to the Carrousel du Louvre mall beneath the Musee du Louvre, 99 Rue Rivoli, Paris. I was looking for ear pods for my iPhone and there is an Apple Store there. It took me a while to figure out that it was under the museum. Fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

When French make somerhing good it IS good. Nice a pleasent place, restairants , souvenir shop and luxuary shop. A place to go

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From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theaters compete for your applause. It's a neighborhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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