Le Marais

Visit Le Marais in Paris

Le Marais is Paris trendiest district: narrow streets, beautiful sights, museums, communities, trendy shopping, people walking or riding bicycles. Paris city life is at its best. See our Le Marais walking tour.

Le Marais became trendy in 1605 when King Henry IV commissioned Place des Vosges. Many nobles built their residence close-by. Place des Vosges, the first class Paris Picasso Museum and Carnavalet Museum are glorious testimonies of Paris in the 17th century.

Place des Vosges in Le Marais
Place des Vosges in Le Marais
Picasso Museum in  Le Marais
Picasso Museum in Le Marais

Communities in Le Marais

Le Marais was Paris Jewish district. Many jews from Eastern Europe settled there during the first half of the last century. Jewish shops share Rue des Rosiers district with French fashion stores.

Le Marais is Paris' gay area. Rue Veille du Temple and rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie are the heart of this community with shops and cafes.

Paris metro: Saint-Paul, Hotel de Ville stations, line 1

Jewish bakery, 27 rue des Rosiers in Le Marais
Jewish bakery, 27 rue des Rosiers in Le Marais
Judish Art and History Museum in Le Marais
Judish Art and History Museum in Le Marais

Greatest sights in Le Marais

Carnavalet Museum
Cognacq-Jay Museum
Jewish Art and History Museum
Picasso Museum
Place des Vosges
Shoah Memorial

Le Marais resources

Le Marais pdf printable map

Le Marais shopping

Rue des Francs-Bourgeois is perhaps Paris most trendy shopping street. You will find most French fashion brands there. Moreover, all fashion stores in Le Marais are open on Sunday, which is unique in Paris.

BHV Paris: one of the best department stores in Paris
Merci: trendy concept store and decor
Uniqlo Le Marais: beautiful fashion store in Le Marais

Fashion Store in Le Marais
Fashion Store in Le Marais

Top sights of Le Marais on Le Marais map

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