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Jewish quarter

Paris, France (Hôtel-de-Ville)
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Ranked #252 of 733 attractions in Paris
Type: Neighborhoods
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Ramatuelle, France
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

As a '1/4 Jew' I was happy to visit this lively vivid place of Jewish culture in the middle of Paris! My Tunesian BoyFriend was also happy as a Moslem to find some Halal meat and to eat the wonderful Mezze chez Marianne with me. Beautiful architecture with this big WindowDoors, small streets, many shops open till 21 h and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I was here in December 2011 . Orthodox jews in their black suits and hats everywhere. I went there around Yom Kippur, so you could hear very Jewish music. Kosher pizza, kosher falafels, everything Jewish there. And of course, shopping!! Its also a shopping district Id say, better than LaFayette i'd say. Nearby is the Hotel De Ville, go ice... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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22 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

if you don't mind a little walk, the best felafel ever was had.....better than the mother land--israel! fresh and huge but somehow not overly filling. a surprise find on trip advisor that we are happy to have discovered. not a lot else to see in the evenings when there ,so can't report on other things to see .

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Eilat, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

In all my recent trips to paris I fiubd myself late night hungry some of the local restaurants in the "pletzel"-jewish quarter are open untill very late. So enjoy.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Our friends had rented an apartment on rue Pavee in the Marais Area or Jewish Quarter so we visited several times during our three month stay in Paris. The Kosher food (Falafel Pita) was excellent and several good bakeries. Even though this is the Jewish Quarter there is also good diversity of many cultures.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

La rue des Rosiers lies at the center of the Jewish quarter unofficially called "the Pletzl" (Yiddish for "little place"). Agoudas Hakehilos Synagogue (Union of the Communities), at 10 rue Pavee in Le Marais, commonly referred to at the Pavee synagogue or Guimard synagogue, was erected in 1913 by the architect Hector Guimard. Its façade is beautiful and unique. Boulangerie... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This neighborhood has wonderful food. It is in the Marais, which is already beautiful, but the Rue des Rosiers is especially great as far as restaurants go. There are several Jewish bakeries here (yummy), as well as my favorite restaurant in Paris, l'As du Fallafel. The falafel pita sandwich is amazing - get it to go (cheaper) and find a... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere with many signs in yiddish, lots of kosher food around (mostly sephardic) abd falafel is one of the best ive ever had

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Sarasota, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Just another walk throug dirty Paris street with overprice "boutique" stores. Oh yeh 2 gents in kippolos selling sandwiches. Hurray!

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israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

the sign for "Yiddish Sandwiches" amused me greatly! Did eat at the touted fellafel place and YES it IS that good!. Cute stores except for some of the signs=doesnt feel particularly Jewish-but a worthwhile visit

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