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Well you can definitely find a better place for a picknic in beautiful Paris. There are a lot of... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Tomáš M
via mobile
The Canals

The place is in the middle of Paris' fascinating canals and where you will catch the terrific barge... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Thomas V
Oakland, California
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible7%
19 Jun 2017
30 Mar 2017
“The Canals”
Paris, France
Canal Saint-Martin
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Well you can definitely find a better place for a picknic in beautiful Paris. There are a lot of junkies chilling around, looking for any chance to get better :-) Anyway the italian restaurant by the river was great and the Caesar salad was very...More

Thank Tomáš M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The place is in the middle of Paris' fascinating canals and where you will catch the terrific barge tour on Canal St. Martin. See the old toll house building, now with a lovely cafe/restaurant. Meeting place for lots of immigrants.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Beautiful place, lots of nice restaurants, very local and good feeling, in spring the blossoms are beautiful. Very relaxed, not too many tourists, definitely worth exploring if you wanna get away from all the crowdy obvious places

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I'd spent a late afternoon at a cafe along the place and it was a very pleasant and relaxing place. It's a perfect mix of being in and feeling very much as if you're in the city center of Paris, while also having a bit...More

Thank nbarnets
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This place is not much busy with tourist. So can relax or pass your time here. You can a book canal cruising also. The place is overall beautiful and quite.

Thank amigotarun
Reviewed 29 June 2016

It a place where you can sit back and relax on a lovely sunny day. You can have canal view and can do people watching while relaxing.

Thank Rrituv
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This whole area is up and coming. Lots of local restaurants and feels very much an area for locals, not tourists. Along canal and good transportation.

Thank CaFrancophile
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

our daughter came to live here awhile. We are now back for all of May 2015. Great, safe, interesting place

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 March 2015

You will visit Place de Stalingrad if you do a cruise along the Canal Saint-Martin. It is the northern terminus of canal trips before you enter the Bassin de la Villette. This was once a main entry point into the city of Paris. The city...More

Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 1 December 2012

This place is beautiful, great location to eat especially if your staying at the holiday inn a few minutes away. The food is delicious and they really put in the effort on presentation, plus the menu is translated which is handy! The service however....oh dear!...More

Thank bubblymik
Canal Saint-Martin
The tree-lined Canal Saint-Martin is the focal point
of one of the most romantic and hip areas of Paris.
Watch boats travel along the canal while lovers and
friends take in the atmosphere from the banks or the
bridges. Evenings see hoards fill the embankments to
drink wine and enjoy good company. The colder days
lead people to hipster bars, cozy restaurants, and
concert spaces. Those who are more adventurous may
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