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Review of Paris Metro

Paris Metro
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Very effective during my trip. It goes everywhere we wanted to go in the city! I felt safe even when it was late. Don't throw away your tickets until the end of the train trip. Frequent inspections occur, if you don't have it you could be fined. And some stations require the same ticket you used to enter, in order to exit.
The color and number coded system was really easy to use. Just find your destination on the metro map, choose the colour line or number that runs through it. Just use the end points (the last station name) of each line to find your direction, and then wait for your station name to appear.
Some stations are wheelchair friendly but not all. Lots steps so be prepared to use them. This is worth keeping in mind if you are traveling with large and heavy luggage bags or if you have mobility problems.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We chose to use the Paris Metro to get around during our multi day trip. After a lot of research we decided on purchasing the carnet of tickets (10) at a time for adults and for children. The child one is a half price ticket and can out to about 24 euro for 10 total trips or about 5 journeys for a family of four. These tickets can also be used on the bus system if you desire which was very helpful in those areas were the metro was not quite enough to get you there. If you complete your journey in less than 90 minutes you can use the same ticket. We didn’t test this but according to the tourist information that is so. The busses were less crowded than the metro but there was no rudeness encountered by us. An aloofness that is common when traveling in public transit but that was it. The service kiosks allow you to get the carnets from them or they usually have an attendant at every station to answer your questions.

1  Thank James R
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

First impression- it is dirty and old fashioned, but in Paris it is the best choice.
Just 2 stations near Louvre are really nice and renovated.
Warning!!! DO NOT KEEP YOUR TICKET NEAR MOBILE PHONE- it is unmagnetizying it and ticket is not working!
Metro information centre can change it, but you need to find where it is! (Not in each station is info centre).

Thank Aida_Vilnius
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Paris Metro is by far the worst metro I have experienced and below you can find the reasons:
1. Smell of urine in most of metro stations because the authorities leave the homeless people to sleep in the stations
2. If you want to receive discounts you need to but the 10 ticket ride but surprise for every trip you will receive a different ticket
3. There are stations where if you are entering the wrong platform you need to validate another ticket to get to the correct platform
4. There are metro entrances where there aren't ticket selling machines so you need to get back at the surface and search an entry where you can buy a ticket
5. Lots of pickpockets on the metro
6. Most of the stations look like they survived a great war

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Louvre Rivoli is a station on metro line 1. It is very beautiful. Looks like the museum as there are some replicas of some exhibits from the museum. The metro in general is very densely and well networked. Some lines take you to the suburbs as well.

Thank adu87
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