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Elegance

This is a classic street in Paris. Great shops and restaurants but my favorite part is the bronze... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2017
Boston-SFGirl
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San Francisco, California
Pretty Left Bank

Nice through street on the Left Bank, linking the Seine with Blvd. St. Germaine. Lined with... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2017
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
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Don't leave your hotel room without your credit card: this busy shopping street is lined with pricey antique shops and boutiques.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good55%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“small shops” (2 reviews)
“left bank” (4 reviews)
“macaroons” (2 reviews)
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Paris, France
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a classic street in Paris. Great shops and restaurants but my favorite part is the bronze statue of the woman at the top of the street, holding her face in her hands. Love it!

Thank Boston-SFGirl
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Nice through street on the Left Bank, linking the Seine with Blvd. St. Germaine. Lined with restaurants (some quite good) and unusual shops, some selling expensive art and antiques. Noisy traffic.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed November 9, 2016

For the shopaholics, it's a must-see place. The streets are clean, organized and there are many branded shops along the way for browsing and buying. You cal also stay there, I could see there are some hotels and stuff around.

Thank g_marianaa
Reviewed September 18, 2016

This is a typical Parisian street- narrow sidewalk, small shops. Of course,what first drew us here was Pierre Herme where you find the best macaroons in Paris.If Parisians line up for food then the odds are it is good food. For me, the other attraction...More

1  Thank Deni D
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Rue Bonaparte runs north/south in the 6th Arrondissement between the River Seine and the Luxembourg Gardens. Its narrow sidewalks and busy vehicular traffic don't make it the most pleasant stroll. But the street offers art galleries, antique shops, classy boutiques, hotels, bookshops, beautiful apartment buildings...More

4  Thank Rumples
Reviewed January 4, 2016

If you are lucky enough to visit Paris at Christmas then stay on the left bank. It is just so pretty with all the individual shops dressed for the festive season and you will feel like a real Parisian! If only all towns were so...More

2  Thank KiplingsMom
Reviewed December 13, 2015

W walked up Rue Bonaparte from the river to Sait Germain des Pres passing many interesting art galleries on the way. The pavements are extremely small and the road is busy.

2  Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Great Street on the left bank Crossing Boulevard Saint German. Great shopping with generally upmarket shops and lovely historic buildings typical of the area and time

1  Thank karen m
Reviewed May 17, 2015

A charming street on the left bank which is known for antique furniture and objects as well as galleries, tea shops and just a great street to walk.

2  Thank Brasscupcake
Reviewed February 2, 2015

The Rue Bonaparte is a pleasant road in the sixth arrondissement in Paris. It goes from the Jardin de Luxembourg area to Quai Voltaire. Cutting across Place St Germain and St Sulplice, the street has lots of museums, beautiful homes, restaurants, cafes & shops to...More

1  Thank Ibadanboy
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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
...More
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