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Le Marais

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Address: | 3e Arrondissement, 75003 Paris, France
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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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I initially only came here because of the movie, "Me Before You" when she said that her favorite place was Le Marais. When you only have a few days in Paris, there is too much to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I initially only came here because of the movie, "Me Before You" when she said that her favorite place was Le Marais. When you only have a few days in Paris, there is too much to do and not enough time to visit everything. This was a great choice though. The very kind of boho atmosphere with really great shopping,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Le Marais still has a specific feel of authenticity and history, even if real estate and dinner prices soar. For anyone who's tired of clichés and endless waiting lines at ticket boxes - forget about them and discover it at your own pace

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The Marais is one of the oldest quarters of Paris with nice small streets with a lot of inyersting places. People come here for the fashionable shopping, entertainment, sightseeing etc. This area is good fun for all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our apartment in Le Marais was fabulous as is the area.Very bohemian and wonderful for anyone who loves to wander through lovely little streets full of interesting museums, galleries and shops of every type. Several Metro stations are close by making it easy and quick to travel into the centre of Paris.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

you should dedicate half day (in the morning) to explore this great and safe neighborhood, walk aimlessly and enjoy the beautiful buildings and lovely narrow streets. you will never get bored.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a nice clean and of course very popular gay area in Paris. They have many nice restaurants, cute shops and bars. Is one of my fav area in Paris.. Ah forget many designers shops

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walking along the old streets of Le Marais will make you discover Paris history. Don't miss the mansions "Hotels particuliers" built under the time this district was the aristocratic area. Have a coffee break in the coffee shops and enjoy the famous royal square "Place des Vosges". You will make your day !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I always stop by Le Marais. I usually go in October or end of September to avoid the crowd of tourists. Many, many great little shops, found some beautiful things for reasonable prices. Architecture is beautiful all around. One stop to NOT missed :Berthillon ice creams, OMG, not a fan of ice cream but their Salty,Caramel.Butter flavor is the best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The area has great shops and places to eat. It's not too busy so it was nice to amble along and explore. We stayed in this area and we were quite content,

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Great area of Paris to explore. Lots of nice shops, cafes, very hype quartier, gay-friendly and cool.

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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 splendour. This neighbourhood 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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