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Le Marais

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Address: 3e arrondissement, 75003 Paris, France
Phone Number: 33952892406
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Located on a land-filled swamp, this revitalized neighborhood, once a...

Located on a land-filled swamp, this revitalized neighborhood, once a center of high culture, fell into disrepair following the French Revolution, but has regained prominence.

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An area to stroll and buy

We whiled away several hours in this area. Full of intriguing independent shops, great stops for lunch and for coffee. A place to wander and see where you end up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We whiled away several hours in this area. Full of intriguing independent shops, great stops for lunch and for coffee. A place to wander and see where you end up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Let's be honest - all of Paris, Haussmann re-designing or no, is atmospheric and full of romance. But the Marais, even as it becomes more upscale as it gentrifies, retains an old-fashioned Bohemian quality. Wandering the streets, stopping at a cafe, drinking it all in, that's where it's at. If you want sights, try Carnavalet or Place des Vosges.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you can't afford the big names and want to see originality, Le Marais offers a variety of boutiques and stores at a fair value. There are a lot of discounters selling the flavor of yesterday, but dig deeper and find something a little different.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hard to believe you have so much to discover in Paris ! Alone in the Marais, you should see the 'Place des Vosges' buily by Henri IV and one of the 8 museums to be found there, as well as fabulous fountains and old 17th century buildings and fabulous roofs and carpentry works with high ceilings... Be sure you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in a flat in Le Marais on vacation recently. I've been to Paris many times and never spent much time in this area. It's a great location for a base of operations. Away from the noise and the crowds, a neighborhood full of locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this hip little area. We stayed in an old art gallery that had been converted to an apartment. There are tons of restaurants around and Centre Pompidou is right there. Lots of little clothing stores.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Le Marais is a lovely area, with the Jewish quarter and some good little individual shops. There is a good Falafel restaurant, L'As de Falafel in the Rue de Rosiers, and be prepared to queue. Great place to walk around and enjoy the atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have the chance to stay in the Marais district do so! Hotel, pension or apartment, this area is close to so many of the attractions of Paris, you seldom need to do anything but walk (like the Parisiennes do). We have seen the Ile de Cite, with Notre Dame and the Place de Justice, the Left Bank, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

옛날 신사동 가로수길처럼 고즈넉하고 전통있는 가게가 많아요 한번 지나가서는 모를수도 있지만 바스티유역에 숙소를 잡아보니 예전엔 몰랐던 매력이 있습니다 Marais is old, but it has many hip place. if you visit here couple of hour, maybe you cant feel what marais is. I found many charms when i stay hotel in bastille.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a 9 night visit, our entire family agrees that Le Marais is our favorite neighborhood in Paris. Very charming, fashionable shopping, lovely streets and parks, enchanting corner cafes, and close proximity to Berthillon, which my teens visited often.

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets that beg to be explored. It bursts with small boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner, you'll come across little gems of architecture spanning the centuries, from understated medieval towers to classical libraries and 17th century splendor. This neighborhood unites a rich mix of people of all ages, but it's best known for the gay scene mostly in the south and the Jewish community around Rue des Rosiers.
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