Le Marais

Le Marais, Paris: Address, Phone Number, Le Marais Reviews: 4.5/5

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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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Belle-Noel
Croydon, UK1,569 contributions
Apr 2022 • Solo
I absolutely love this area.

There is a real mix of old and new and it has a real eclectic and comfortable atmosphere.

Whenever I come to Paris, I always stay around the metro Saint Paul area and I find it perfect.

One is close to the heart of the city by foot and the metro line is mere steps away to take one anywhere across Paris.

There are amazing food places here and one can find cheap eats to high end dining all mixed together.

This is a very safe place too which is important, as I stay here alone and have always felt perfectly fine wandering around at anytime of the day or night.

The perfect place for me and it always feels like home each time I return.
Written April 22, 2022
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Warren S
31 contributions
Feb 2020
Whether you like food or architecture or history, the Marais has it all - compelling stories, awesome little restaurants and amazing buildings. Easy to get to. Like so much of Paris, stories or heartache and tragedy are interwoven with rebirth, creativity and awesome food and drink.
Written April 13, 2020
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Nicolas C
Limassol City, Cyprus891 contributions
Jul 2021
Le Marais! An amazing area in the centre of Paris which has regained its old times prestige, buzzing from young people, cafes, bars, restaurants etc.

You can pretty much find anything you need, it is considered to be the safest and most inclusive area in Paris, and everything can be reached on foot within 30 minutes max.

Being the upbeat area, means that prices are super high for real estate, even to book a room at a hotel sometimes, but if you have the means to cover the cost, it is worth it.
Written July 19, 2021
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Benezic
Paris, France20 contributions
Dec 2019
Visit the Marais, this Paris historical district and take a trip back in time ! Here there is an impressive concentration of museums located in masions from XVII,XVIII and XIX centuries, Carnavalet museum history of Paris, Cognacq Jay in a mansion from the Enlingthenment, Picasso National museum with one the most important collections in the world of the painter. Take a stroll in the Place of Vosges one of the oldest in Paris visit Victor Hugo house and walk under the colonnades hiding cafés, art galleries and restaurants. Do not forget the Centre Pompidou the National Museum of Modern art in a unique modern building,visit the permanent important collection of modern art and in the end have a drink on the roof from where you will catch one of the most beautiful view on Paris and Eiffel Tower. In front of Georges Pompidou center there is another gem, the workshop of Brancusi, the father of modern sculpture. The Marais is also a district with many restaurants with international cuisine French,Italian like the new Eataly, Vito and Pizza San Antonio, Israel traditiona cuisine, l'As du Fallafel, Japanese,Chinese etc You will also have the possibility to go shopping in the department store le BHV or in the many boutiques all over the place. I assure you you will adore this place.
Written February 16, 2020
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Dimitris L
Sydney, Australia38,948 contributions
Oct 2019
Le Marais is an interesting part of Paris. It actually dates back to the middle ages, and the architecture in some areas is testament to that. There are many cafes and a range of eateries as well as bars and other types of shops. The narrow streets, however, take you back to the times of old.
Written September 9, 2020
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Dennis Santos
Wilton, Connecticut, United States17 contributions
Nov 2021
I was delighted to see the same guide that did the walking tour in Montmarte. Amber is awesome, fun, funny and knowledgeable - while being easy to understand. We had a great time walking through Le Marais even in a little bit of rain. She knows the history of the buildings and can answer any question the group had. with enthusiasm. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone interested in learning about the Marais. While obvious, you should expect to be walking for about 2 hours and have comfortable shoes.
Written December 1, 2021
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beachbummer75
Singapore, Singapore363 contributions
Apr 2022 • Solo
This was recommended by local friend and worth a few visits
It’s easily accessible by metro.
There are many shops catering to all budgets, sidewalk cafes and restaurants which was great for me to take frequent rest stops and watch the world go by.

I also stopped at the parks, walked by the river and rested at the stops on the historic points including the tourist office.

Just watch out for the bicycles and 2 wheelers when crossing the road as they go at top speed
Written April 24, 2022
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Nicole M
San Ramon, CA3 contributions
Jun 2021
Night life, Jazz clubs, Shopping that is beyond tempting, you must have extra room in your bag before you venture here. I rarely shop but happily spent nearly 700 euros on gifts and fashion. So much fun. Go, you won't regret visiting this side of town.
Written July 1, 2021
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Matthew G
Indianapolis, IN400 contributions
Sep 2019
Although we stayed in the 7th, we arranged to take the Original Marais Food Tour and were so happy we did. The shops and restaurants and open air markets were so much fun and with the Food Tour we were able to sample so many things along the way. Easy to get to the Marais by Metro. We'll definitely stay in the 3rd on our next visit to Paris.
Written January 31, 2020
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AOmeiri
Kuwait City, Kuwait4,183 contributions
Feb 2020
Le Marais is a nice street ideal for shopping and food. Most international brands are found including the famous BHV and C & A. The street offers a variety of Parisienne Cafes and restaurants giving you the opportunity to have a break from shopping. There are historical building as well but the street is mainly crowded from shoppers. Overall recommended
Written February 24, 2020
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