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Jul 22, 2018
“Sundays”
Sep 21, 2017
“Everone buys Uniqlo”
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This street runs through the middle of the Marais and is home to numerous 16th-century and 17th-century structures.
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Rue des Francs-Bourgeois, 75003 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Love to wander about on Sunday. Have done this many times. Like wandering in and out of all the lovely stores and having lunch in the area. There is music on the street and the vibe of lots of people having a good time. Nothing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Louvain71
Reviewed September 21, 2017

This street/ area as others have said is a great street for shopping , food , clothing ,lots of stuff. One building of interest to me was at number 39 .It is the newer Uniqlo building which has a long history, its worth the look...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

This narrow street crosses the Marais and provides rare cross-town traffic, including a bus line. On both sides are unique shops, some set back in courtyards. Lots of cafes, restaurants and historic buildings. The best of the Marais.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Love this street, great people watching, many shops. this is one of the main streets that leads into the marais from the west. Streets are closed to cars on sunday so that is the best day, even better when sunny.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tfizzle
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Great street to walk on a Sunday as it has many open shops, lots of people walking about and sometimes some entertainment. Today there was a jazz band playing. The musicians were very good and it attracted a lot of people. The street also has...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank IsabelleD875
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Now one of Paris's most exclusive shopping areas and super-popular, so much so that the crowds spill off the sidewalks and block one of the few cross-town streets in the Marais. Cafes and restaurants.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed March 2, 2017

A friend and I headed over to Le Marais for an afternoon of shopping/browsing. They do have some wonderful boutiques on Rue des Francs Bourqeois to spend some money in. Our afternoon was cut short due to rain, but I would go back again.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank MommaRose2016
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in an apartment on this street in the Marais. It is a great location. We had a breakfast cafe on the corner, a brasserie for dinner, and shopping for in between! Also close to the bus and metro.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank DBTZ
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Walk along the streets, enjoy a day. Locals hang out here too. Combine it with Pompodiu, at the end of the street take a rest at Place des Vosges, the small park surrounded with nice historical looking buildings.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank MerveE
Reviewed April 21, 2016

After Saint Germain des Pres, this is my 2nd favourite shopping district in Paris. I came across some nice boutiques and yes, I did do some shopping. Anyway I love the fact that this part of town was not consumed by so many tourists -...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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May 26, 2015|
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Response from Ollywang | Reviewed this property |
my guess would be 11-8. maybe 10-7 but the stores in Paris open pretty late in the morning and in the summer months when it's not dark until 10 they might be open till 8. i think the department store are. this is a well... More
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Durham5
Durham. UK
Travelnutty..............help,again (2 Replies)
Travelnutty you helped me a short while ago when I was querying the size of beds in an apartment. We were unable to book the apartment anyway but were offered another which we were happy with apart from it only having one bathroom for six of us. Now the owner has come back today with a brand new apartment he's just taken over with two bathrooms. My query is, will we regret moving from Rue Etienne Marcel to Rue Des Francs Bourgeois? I've looked them up on a Paris map and they don't seem far...More
March 07, 2006|
Response fromDurham5|
Thanks travelnutty, on the ball as ever. I've done six print outs of your **Paris Research Tips** and we're all "homeworking" like mad.
Amathus
Ewell, United Kingdom
Le Dôme du Marais, rue des Francs Bourgeois (7 Replies)
I have been reccomended this restaurant for my parents 40th wedding anniversary. I understand it is a fish restaurant but please excuse this question but one of our party is not a fish lover, if we were to go here do they serve other things like steak for instance. :o) Could any one give me an indication of a typical menu. Many thanks
August 27, 2007|
Response fromSchoupy|
Hello! Unless they've very recently changed their menu, the Dome du Marais is in no way a fish restaurant. Maybe you're mixing it up with the Dome Montparnasse which is a huge brasserie and an insitution for seafood but in a different area altogether?
3Boys77
Oklahoma City
Please help solve my mystery (27 Replies)
My wife and I were shopping in the Marais on Monday and she found a ring at a jewelry store that she fell in love with but they did not have her size. I can not remember the name of the store other than and Believe that it was a man’s name. I have been walking the streets of Google maps trying to find it but it appears all of the images are from 2008. Here are the clues that I can give you based on the photos that we took on the walk. I believe the store is relatively close to the...More
February 10, 2012|
Response fromGayle T|
I can't help you, but I hope your wife appreciates the lengths you go to make her happy. It's early on but you're in the running for Husband of the Year :):)