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Address: rue Charlemagne and rue Charles V, Paris, France
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Thu - Tue 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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This section of the Marais is filled with antique shops and old buildings.

This section of the Marais is filled with antique shops and old buildings.

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Very quaint

This is a very old part of Paris. Its full of small quaint streets with hidden away cafes and antique shops. Some really interesting things to find. It's lovely to walk around and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2016
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Portland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Went there looking for a gift my wife on the recommendation of a parisian but only found antique items. I was looking for something more modern. Not as busy as the Marais, but really only one street long. not worth seeking out unless you like antiques.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I'd read about this on a blog and was excited to get there. What a disappointment. Not much there at all.

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a very old part of Paris. Its full of small quaint streets with hidden away cafes and antique shops. Some really interesting things to find. It's lovely to walk around and explore. While there make sure you visit St Paul's Church too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

During the week, it's quiet and not many stores were open. The Village website lists monthly brocantes dates and we went on March 19 (11AM-7PM according to a store staff who told us in advance). There were lots of vendor booths set up in 4 courtyard areas (connected through arched doorways and there are some steps in between). There were... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Changing one train to another gave opportunity to visit this place. All Paris is beautiful so this place is

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

We have been traveling to Paris for years but had never been to this neighborhood of artists. We spent a lovely Sunday afternoon wandering around. Definitely worth a visit.

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Hobart, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This was a 'must' after reading so much about this little hidden village of St Paul. There are some lovely parts of the area which is very historic but I suspect locals are a bit tired of tourists. The market area was a bit mixed with more junky stuff than I expected, it felt a bit touristy to us. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Some friends told me that I needed to check out this "village" since they knew I liked antiques. I was very disappointed. It didn't look like any of the shops were even open and I visited after 12pm. Maybe I visited at the wrong time. The windows of the shops I saw with prices were expensive, probably since it is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is a pretty little "village" with small antique and boutique stores, which is located just off rue Saint Paul in the Marais area. It is quite close to the Place des Vosges. There are also a couple of coffee shops. It is a pleasant way to spend an hour or so. On weekends, in the summer, there is also... More 

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Aubange, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

One of my favourite spots when visiting Paris. A nice maze of small streets with nice boutiques where you can walk through, and imagine yourself centuries back in time.

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