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Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore

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Address: Paris, France

One of Paris's most elegant shopping strips.

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History and designer shopping

The fabled Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Historic buildings occupied by the world's leading designer brands. A visit to Chanel incurs the offer of a welcome glass of champagne to... read more

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fabled Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Historic buildings occupied by the world's leading designer brands. A visit to Chanel incurs the offer of a welcome glass of champagne to sip whilst viewing the merchandise. At Cartier, the assistants are soft voiced and knowledgable. In both stores, prices are cheaper than the rest of the world. In both, tax rebate forms... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Fashion Boutiques all over...both popular & underground. You will love shopping on this street. The President's Palace is also on this street & Hotel Le Bristol...

Thank 357musam
Oconomowoc, WI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Strolling along at night looking in the windows of the high end shops was a nice way to spend time, but it was the "over-the-top" cars parked in front of the fancy hotels that held our interest. Never saw so many in one place at one time.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

At a little over a mile and a half the Rue Saint-Honore runs from the Rue Royale through to Les Halles. It passes the Elysees Palace (home of the French President), Place Vendome, all the designer shops you will ever need and offers tantalising glimpses through the side streets of the Tuileiries, Rue de Rivoli, Palais Royal and Place Charles... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Most come to window shop or even to spend a good fortune on one of the beautiful samples being sold by one of the global luxury brands' flagship stores. By now, the local brands are nearly extinct and thus I like the architecture of the buildings and maybe to check occasionally a storefront. Else, nothing here that you can't find... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This street is famous because it houses major luxury brands and the Elysee Palace, residence of the President of the Republic. This was the main street of the village of Roule she keeps the sinuous. In the 18th century it attracted many people to the aristocracy and high finance who had built luxurious mansions decorated parks. At the corner of... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Great if you want to window shop but if you aren't a Sheik or Baron, doubt you'll be buying much. Note that the map pin is on the far northwestern end of where the shops are.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

If the Champs Elysee doesn't have the high end designer brand you are looking for then head to this street where you will find them all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2015

While I can't shop, I can window shop and there is no place better in Paris than this winding small street, and, if you have seen enough luxe, walk over to the Champs Elysee!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Starting from rue Royale towards the Élysée Palace, you'll find some of the best fashion brands on this street, Hermès' flagship store, most notebly, but also Givenchy, Saint Laurent, Prada, Lanvin, etc. Along with Avenue Montaigne and the rue Saint-Honoré which is on the other side of rue Royale, it is one of the city's high-end fashion streets. Not to... More 

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