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Hidden Gem - Charming Covered Passageway

Truly charming Parisian shopping arcade, circa 1846. Beautiful wooden shopfronts of quirky and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Beautiful and less touristy

This charming covered arcade was built in 1836. I visited Paris a number of times and was looking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Surrey, England
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“hotel chopin” (6 reviews)
“toy shop” (4 reviews)
75009 Paris, France
Opera / Bourse
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Truly charming Parisian shopping arcade, circa 1846. Beautiful wooden shopfronts of quirky and charming stores; delightful window shopping. Little shop of antique walking sticks & lovely shop of prints and books, biscuit & confectionary shop & french country furniture & linen shop. When I visited...More

Thank bargegirlflaneuse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This charming covered arcade was built in 1836. I visited Paris a number of times and was looking for something different to see. And this place really didn't disappoint. The passage is dotted with unique shops and cafes and even has a hotel - The...More

Thank MonikafromSurrey
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area or have already done all the big Paris sights, this is worth a look. But shouldn't be a priority. It's the nicest of all the covered passages in my opinion. The architecture is more of a draw than the...More

1  Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 12 September 2017

nice covered walkway between streets, easily missed and not marked clearly on lots of maps. nice change from hustle of main streets and cooler when its red hot outside

Thank 22Atomic
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Shopping mall early Eighteenth Century style. This place brought people off the street for drinks, food and shopping and still delights today. Lovely architecture and unique shops. Don't miss it, or the other covered passages.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Both passages are fun to walk through. There were many different shops and several restaurants (all very busy) with a variety of prices to suit everyone. It is a very busy (commercial wise) area. I enjoyed the visit, but I don't think I would go...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This lovely covered passage between Boulevard Montmartre and Rue de la Grange Bateliere houses several little boutique shops selling a variety of books, jewelry, pictures, stamps, souvenirs, the Hotel Chopin also a small Marks and Spencer supermarket. A lovely place to browse.

Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Wonderful place to vist . All different kinds of French shops. Decor old fashioned of course Well worth a look Was pleased to see a Marks and Spencer food hall within . Which we used when we wanted to eat English sandwiches etc. Hard Rock...More

Thank Lesley L
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is one of several "Passages". Some unique shops. Very warm in May. A different experience than shopping on the street.

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautiful covered passage with shops, nice tiny cafes and restaurants!! Every corner and every steps hides a charm behind!! I deeply believe it's a must visit though it's attached with the museum Grevin where you can make photos with all your...More

Thank Giannisioannou72
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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