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Forum des Halles

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Address: 101 Rue Berger, 75001 Paris, France
Phone Number: 144769656
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This thing is huuuuge and has millions of shops in it! Still .. Nothing special. Seems old, full of people and most shops are very expensive. If it's raining this is surely a nice... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Glasgow, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We visited 18 months ago and visited again to see how the works are coming along. It looks as if it will be massive but should be a stunning modern building. We did venture inside but most of the shops were shut as it was late on a Sunday afternoon. I look forward to seeing the new complex when it... More 

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Alexis V, Directeur général at Forum des Halles, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comment about Le Forum des Halles, We are pleased to see that you liked the renovation of our shopping center. We are looking forward to welcoming you next year, when the shopping center works will be over. You’ll enjoy a brand new experience in Le Forum des Halles! Best regards, Alexis Veron More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

After shopping in the district around Galerie Lafayette Forum is a considerable step down. It does not help that the mall is being totally refurbished, so there are holes in the ceiling everywhere and parts of the mall in various stages of reconstruction. It just feels a bit trashy, but if you like your strip mall shopping then you might... More 

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Alexis V, Directeur général at Forum des Halles, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comment about Le Forum des Halles, Our shopping mall is under works until next spring but most areas are already well advanced in terms of renovation. We will be pleased to welcome you next year to discover our brand new shopping center, at the heart of Paris. Best regards, Alexis Veron More 

Montreal
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129 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My favourite hotel in Paris is near the Forum des Halles, and so I've spent a lot of time there over the years. On my most recent visit, in early June 2015, I was interested to see that the entire area around the Forum des Halles has been ripped up and is being redone, so that the beautiful garden is... More 

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Alexis V, Directeur général at Forum des Halles, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for visiting Le Forum des Halles ! Most areas are already well advanced in terms of renovation but yes, the streets are still under works for a brand new coating! Please know that the renovation works are due to finish in the shopping center during the spring of 2016 so you will be able to come back... More 

Bergen, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a mall in Paris, this is it. Not as pricy as the Hausmann area. Quite a few stores, but the layout is odd. You don't see an underground shopping centre every day.

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Alexis V, Directeur général at Forum des Halles, responded to this review

Hello, Thank your for your comment and for your visit at Le Forum des Halles! You will be able to enjoy very soon the light in the major part of the mall, works are now almost over and you can already observe the Patio from the Lescot area. See you soon in our shopping center, Alexis Veron More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This thing is huuuuge and has millions of shops in it! Still .. Nothing special. Seems old, full of people and most shops are very expensive. If it's raining this is surely a nice place to be ;-)

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Alexis V, Directeur général at Forum des Halles, responded to this review

Thank you for you comment on our shopping center. Please know that even though the site is still open and accessible, it is currently under renovation. We are working on modernizing the building and upgrading our retail offer. However, we already have a great number of not so expensive shops including high street flagships such as H&M, New Look, Forever... More 

Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

If you like cavernous malls full of international brand stores, this is the place for you. I actually dislike malls with a passion and found this one to be even worse than most simply because it was rather dim and echoey being all underground. And, it was hard to tell, but I think it is under construction which may have... More 

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Alexis V, Directeur général at Forum des Halles, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for sharing your opinion. The Forum des Halles is indeed under renovation as we are working on building a more welcoming shopping center. Our stores offering will also be diversified as more and more flagships are opening in our renovated areas. We definitely hope to see you back at the Forum des Halles when the works are... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 698 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The Forum des Halles is an underground shopping mall in Les Halles whch is located in the 1e arrondissement in Paris. It caters more to high street fashion brands and not so much the haute couture. A huge cavernous space, it has very very many stores all under one roof. The Chatelet-Les Halles metro & RER station are here making... More 

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Alexis V, Directeur général at Forum des Halles, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your comment. We hope to see you back at the Forum des Halles when the renovation works are finished as we will welcome more high-end stores and restaurants. Best regards, Alexis Veron More 

Malta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Walking through the streets of Paris you'll definitely find shops in which you can buy clothes etc... but unfortunately the majority are a bit pricey. So if you're in Paris for 3-4 nights and would like to dedicate a day for shopping, Forum Des Halle is the best location to do so. It contains international shops like: H&M, Zara, Oysho,... More 

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Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The mall is being currently reconstructed, the shops are being open, but does not give currently a pleasant shopping experience. Just for emergency shopping

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Some day in the future, this could be an underground museum, the star focus of being the labyrinthine passages. It is just so confusing, with so many "Sortie" and Metro lines. The passages are somewhat narrow and old too, so they get creepy when deserted, and really unpleasant if crowded. And I'm not even factoring in the construction work ongoing.... More 

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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