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Galerie Vivienne

6 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 49 27 00 50
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Luxurious walkway built in 1823 according to plans by the architect François-Jean Delannoy, the Galerie Vivienne is listed as a historical monument in 1974. At 176 meters long and under an overhead light that illuminates the terrazzo period , appear refined luxury shops. Come walk there for a timeless moment in a unique setting.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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6 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
Opera / Bourse
+33 1 49 27 00 50
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is how a stopping mall looked like 2 Agnes ago. Superb architecture combined with a ver nice mosaic on the floor. We were so impressed that I can not tell anything about the shops located there. This as being too impressed. One of the...More

Thank B33K
Reviewed 1 week ago

A magical afternoon threading my way through the 19th Century covered passageways of the 2nd and 9th. Started with Galerie Vivienne which is perhaps the most exquisite. Enjoyed a coffee and glass of wine at Bistrot Vivienne. Lovely shops such as Legrand Filles et Fils...More

Thank bargegirlflaneuse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the area or have already done all the big Paris sights, this is worth a look. But shouldn't be a priority. The architecture is more of a draw than the shops themselves, but we enjoyed window shopping (shops were quite expensive).

Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed August 5, 2017

It has a newer look to it, though it dates back to 1823 (I think). It was a very quiet day when we visited. The shops all seemed expensive and were empty of customers. The architecture and brightness of the passage is beautiful. The wine...More

Thank A M
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

We came across this by chance. Lovely walkway very ornate, some roman architecture and lovely flooring and overhead lighting. Great for a rainy day too. A number of restaurants and a lovely wine bar in here with some excellent wines. Some interesting shops too on...More

Thank Sophia P
Reviewed July 22, 2017

It was a rainy morning, and we came straight after Galerie Vero-Dodat. This seemed to be a better maintained galerie than the other, and slightly larger. Emphasis on 'slightly'. More restaurants, and a cool toy store, a really cool looking bookstore.

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Paris is always surprising. While walking we saw this gallery that is very nice and full of nice shops and rrestaurant.

Thank Maurizio S
Reviewed July 9, 2017

If you expect a shopping heaven, go to the Galeries Lafayette instead. This is a small place with some character. You can simply explore its history and architecture in a quarter or so as it is just next to the Jardin du Palais Royal's exit...More

Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I come here on every trip to Paris. It's the early Nineteenth Century equivalent of today's shopping mall, but so much more because of the unique architecture and embellishments. Good place to shop for special souvenirs, or stop in the A Prioite cafe for something...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Of all the passageways in Paris, this one is my favourite. It's worth a visit even if you aren't planning on stopping for a drink or food. The architecture is so beautiful and so are the Mosaic tiled floors. Make sure you look up and...More

Thank Amyliz91
Opera / Bourse
The neighborhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theaters, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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September 4, 2016|
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Response from Anne88888888 | Reviewed this property |
Most are open every day ( no gates) but some shops may be closed on Sunday