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Avanti la Musica

73 quai de la Tournelle | On the Left Bank, across the river from Notre Dame Cathedral, 75005 Paris, France
+33 6 79 40 98 66
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One of My Favorite Places in Paris

This shop was at the end of our street from the apartment we were staying at and the owner was one... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2018
bgreen8362
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Belleville, Michigan
Avanti la musica

Beautiful little shop close to the Notre Dame Cathedral. A musical box heaven with a tune for all... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
Alison S
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May 23, 2018
“One of My Favorite Places in Paris”
May 17, 2018
“Avanti la musica”
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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73 quai de la Tournelle | On the Left Bank, across the river from Notre Dame Cathedral, 75005 Paris, France
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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+33 6 79 40 98 66
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

This shop was at the end of our street from the apartment we were staying at and the owner was one of the most delightful people we met in Paris. The shop itself is filled with all kinds of great musical knickknacks but the shop...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little shop close to the Notre Dame Cathedral. A musical box heaven with a tune for all generations 🎼

1  Thank Alison S
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This is such a cool store! We visited it a number of times while in Paris. The shop owner was so polite, helpful and happy that it made the experience much better. The music boxes here are so cool and there is a plethora of...More

Thank Mason W
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

My mother and I met an elder Italian woman in a nearby restaurant, and she asked us if we had been to the store across the corner. We said no, but promised to visit it the next day as she went on and on about...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2017

I visited this store with my partner and absolutely fell in love with the beautiful music boxes, trinkets and mobiles. It really is an Aladdin's cave. If i hadn't had to consider suitcase space I would have bought much more, however I limited myself to...More

2  Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

A hidden gem in the Paris streets for music boxes lovers and enthusiastic folks. A very rich exhibition of all kinds of tiny music devices in a vast variety of original forms and colors. The shop is located nearby Notre Dame on the west bank....More

2  Thank corrysp
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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

So many cute old fashioned toys, ornaments and a large selection of music boxes! We got quite a few to take home as souvenirs! The owner speaks English fluently and was very sweet!

Thank Stacey F
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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I visited the shop with my friends after i had searched for a toy shop in Paris and i think it is a must-see for those who want to buy souvenirs or gifts or original toys. It is very close to the Notre Dame and...More

4  Thank Btk4
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

It´s a very small place but full of joy! There are toys for the old, the young, for everybody really! So interesting, cute, cozy! All the products are hand made, from many artisans all over Europe, the owner is especially nice and entertaining too. So,...More

2  Thank robertolizano
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Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

My mother and I visited here this month, while we were going to Pantheon. There were beautiful little things like orgels, mobiles, miniatures, and other things. We bought one orgel and little girl miniature. And shop's owner was a woman and she was really nice...More

1  Thank IridescentTravel
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cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
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