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Le Quartier de la Butte Aux Cailles a Paris

Metro Place d'Italie, Paris, France
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“street art” (4 reviews)
“neighborhood” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Metro Place d'Italie, Paris, France
Place d'Italie / Quartier Asiatique
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"street art"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying nearby here and took a walk to specifically look for and photograph street art. There were many great examples to be found by wandering streets in this area. Some interesting cafes and restaurants too. It had a feel of a village community...More

Thank Andrea C
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is a small section in the otherwise unremarkable 13e which contains Chinatown with a lot of immigrants from China, India, Africa which gives a unique feel with downscale mom and pop stores - But Butte Aux Cailles is a genuinely French village and charming...More

Thank Remy D
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

this area was very sweet and probably a lovely place to stay or visit - however, we travelled to corvisart to find street art and could not find any. i’m sure if you spent a few hours or even a day here you would find...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and family and I I stayed at Place d’Italie and were regular visitors to the Butte Aux Camille’s area, particularly in the evening as there are a lot of cafes and restaurants to choose from. There’s some lovely churches too and a nice...More

2  Thank KylieIsTravelling
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This little off the beaten path neighborhood used to be its own little village, before being swallowed by Paris proper. Cobblestone streets, hills, and colorful street art are featured among bars & restaurants. There is also a street market if you hit it at the...More

2  Thank Jim T
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Interesting, colorful, mainly village-like ambience. Plenty of restaurants, some new and very top class, some of old charm. Wall murals and graffity, old houses. A water fountain from a good local spring at Place Verlaine where local people come and fill their water containers. To...More

2  Thank weberwest
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

This area retains many of the qualities of the village that it once was on the outskirts of the city. Distinctive architecture and association with the artistic life of the city make it a charming spot to stroll or to stop for a coffee or...More

1  Thank GalFromNY10
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Nice area in Paris to walk. Many bars, many graffitied walls (some masterpieces from INTI, Chilean most famous artist).

Thank Nick S
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

One of Paris' most charming neighborhoods. Full of street art. Lots of cute buildings. A little village great to stroll around. Some cafes and food. I would definitely live here.

2  Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The Butte aux cailles neighbourhood is a great visit if you are staying in Paris for a longer time. It alsmost feel like you are in village, far away from Paris. The athmosphere is definitely vintage and there is quite a few interresting building to...More

Thank stillwanderer
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Place d'Italie / Quartier Asiatique
Far off the beaten path, this part of Paris is a
forgotten gem worth exploring. Avenue d’Ivry houses
Europe's largest Chinatown with great Asian
supermarkets and shops, and a thrilling atmosphere
around Chinese New Year. Place d’Italie impresses
onlookers as soon as they set their eyes on it. Not
far, around La Butte aux Cailles, the streets suddenly
imitate provincial France and you’ll feel like you’ve
...More
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