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Top 10 places to see in the Marais

Place des Vosges
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Le Marais, a historic district of Paris, is today one of the trendiest and most cosmopolitan places in the city. Located in the 3rd and 4th arrondissement, bordered by the Seine, Place des Vosges and Rue de Rivoli. The Marais is a real architectural gem. With its cobbled streets, XNUMXth century mansions and medieval buildings that give it a unique atmosphere. This bohemian enclave is also home to a rich cultural life. Refined restaurants, fashion boutiques, art galleries and trendy cafés… With its mix of tradition and modernity, the Marais is an essential district for visitors to Paris in search of discovery.


Rue des Rosiers

La Rue des Rosiers is a historic street in the Marais district of Paris. Known for its quaint charm and lively atmosphere. It takes its name from the wild roses that once grew on the walls of houses. Rue des Rosiers is famous for being the heart of the Jewish community of Paris for more than a century.

Rue des Rosiers, 75004 Paris

The National Archives

The National Archives of France, located in the Marais district of Paris, a real treasure for history buffs. They keep the most important documents in history from France. From the French Revolution to the present day, as well as numerous documents frommedieval archives. These buildings are notable for their elegant architecture and their exceptional interior decoration.

60 Rue des Francs Bourgeois, 75003 Paris

The Shoah Museum

Inaugurated in 2015, the Shoah Memorial is a museum and documentation center dedicated to the history and memory of the victims of the Holocaust. The Memorial offers a exceptional collection of archives, testimonials, photographs and objects that tell theStory of the persecution of the Jews during World War II.

17 Rue Geoffroy l'Asnier, 75004 Paris

Place des Vosges

La Place des Vosges is located in the Marais district of Paris. She is theone of the oldest and most beautiful squares in the city. Built at the beginning of the XNUMXth century, during the reign of Henri IV, it is considered the model of royal places of the time.  It is lined with fashion boutiques, art galleries, cafes and restaurants. The square is a place of very pleasant walk.

 Place des Vosges, 75004 Paris

The Red Children's Market

Le Red Children's Market was established in 1615. It is considered to be the oldest covered market from the city. The open market houses a twenty stalls proposing a wide variety of food products. Fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, cheeses, ready meals, spices and international specialties.

39 Rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris

Carnavalet Museum

Le Carnavalet Museum is a unmissable place for history and culture buffs. Discover the different aspects of life in Paris through the centuries. It is also a place of relaxation and promenadeWith its gardens peaceful and sound intimate atmosphere and warm.

23 Rue de Sévigné, 75003 Paris

The Tile of the Temple

Le Carreau du Temple is a old covered market built in the XNUMXth century. After renovations, the Carreau du Temple has become a real place of life. It welcomes exhibitions contemporary art, shows dance halls, lounges, concerts, gastronomic events or even festivals.

 4 Rue Eugene Spuller, 75003 Paris

Garden of the Hôtel de Sully

Le Sully Garden is a beautiful park located in the Marais district In Paris in France. It owes its name to Sully, the famous minister of Henry IV, who owned the land where the park now stands. It also houses a great variety of sculptures and fountains, some of which date from Xth century. Visitors can admire works of art and learn more about thehistory of the region.

5 Place des Vosges, 75004 Paris

The House of Victor Hugo

La Victor Hugo's house is a historic house. Victor Hugo lived there from 1832 to 1848. Visitors can discover the different aspects of the author's life, including his family life, his political life and his writing work. The museum also houses a collection of personal items of Victor Hugo, as well as works of art and rare books.

6 Place des Vosges, 75004 Paris

The Perrotin Gallery

Founded in 1989 by Emmanuel perrotin, she quickly became one of the most important contemporary art galleries in the world. The Perrotin Gallery is known for presenting emerging artists as well as confirmed artists such as Takashi Murakami, Maurizio Cattelan and Jean-Michel Othoniel. The exhibits on offer are often bold and innovative companies.

76 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris


Spend a typical Parisian day in the Marais!


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