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Hotel de Sens: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This space is a library but it is a mansion in the Marais district and I recommend you read up on the history. Before you enter be sure to look for the cannonball lodged in the exterior wall and labeled from the one of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 23 June 2019

A serendipitous find such as discoveries tend to be in the Marais. I didn't realise I could go into the fairytale gorgeous turreted building til just now when I was looking at the other reviews. Pity. But I did find the beautifully maintained parterre garden....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

This building is a surviving example of Middle Ages architecture. It sustained an attack during a revolution in 1830 and has a cannonball embedded into the eastern wall. One of Paris's quirky oddities and worth a look if you're passing through.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MarkNob
Reviewed 6 May 2019

I just walked around the corner and discovered the Biblioteque Fornay in the Hotel de Sens. The exhibit was of a French Artist/Illustrator, Jacqueline Deheme.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ehartlin
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Fifteenth Century mansion set next to a beautiful groomed park where you can sit and eat a lunch. This is a picturesque historic building that has been lovingly restored.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Apparently, the Hotel de Sens was under refurbishment for many years. It is now open and definitely worth the trip. They have an exhibition going on through the summer about fashion and women 1914 to 1918. It is in English and French and free admittance....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Superbe hôtel du xveme siècle avec un jardin partagé ouvert au public. Beautiful xv century house, it is nowadays a library. The access to the garden is free it is a place to rest before crossing the bridge to Ile St Louis ....where there are...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

On our stroll thru the neighborhood we stopped here for a picnic lunch and just enjoyed the garden for what it was.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I don't like this style too much, but it's worth to look at, and have a look at the nice garden, sit there a while

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Any good walking tour of the Marais is going to include a drive-by of the Hotel de Sens. So when we showed our friend around Paris during her first time in France, I steered us in that direction. Hotel de Sens really does cut an...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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