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Galerie Vivienne

6 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 49 27 00 50
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Luxurious walkway built in 1823 according to plans by the architect François-Jean Delannoy, the Galerie Vivienne is listed as a historical monument in 1974. At 176 meters long and under an overhead light that illuminates the terrazzo period , appear refined luxury shops. Come walk there for a timeless moment in a unique setting.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“toy store” (4 reviews)
“mosaic floors” (3 reviews)
6 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
Opera / Bourse
+33 1 49 27 00 50
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful is the architecture and enchanting are their mosaic floors. Along this elegant passageway, there are some lovely boutiques, a charming bookstore, and delightful eateries! Most magical and romantic it is with the twinkling of lights at night! Happy Travels Y’all!

1  Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is how a stopping mall looked like 2 Agnes ago. Superb architecture combined with a ver nice mosaic on the floor. We were so impressed that I can not tell anything about the shops located there. This as being too impressed. One of the...More

Thank B33K
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A magical afternoon threading my way through the 19th Century covered passageways of the 2nd and 9th. Started with Galerie Vivienne which is perhaps the most exquisite. Enjoyed a coffee and glass of wine at Bistrot Vivienne. Lovely shops such as Legrand Filles et Fils...More

1  Thank bargegirlflaneuse
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. The architecture is more of a draw than the shops themselves, but we enjoyed window shopping (shops were quite expensive).

Thank SAHoulwood8284
Reviewed 5 August 2017

It has a newer look to it, though it dates back to 1823 (I think). It was a very quiet day when we visited. The shops all seemed expensive and were empty of customers. The architecture and brightness of the passage is beautiful. The wine...More

Thank A M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We came across this by chance. Lovely walkway very ornate, some roman architecture and lovely flooring and overhead lighting. Great for a rainy day too. A number of restaurants and a lovely wine bar in here with some excellent wines. Some interesting shops too on...More

Thank Sophia P
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It was a rainy morning, and we came straight after Galerie Vero-Dodat. This seemed to be a better maintained galerie than the other, and slightly larger. Emphasis on 'slightly'. More restaurants, and a cool toy store, a really cool looking bookstore.

Thank Aaron M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Paris is always surprising. While walking we saw this gallery that is very nice and full of nice shops and rrestaurant.

Thank Maurizio S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you expect a shopping heaven, go to the Galeries Lafayette instead. This is a small place with some character. You can simply explore its history and architecture in a quarter or so as it is just next to the Jardin du Palais Royal's exit...More

Thank sir_meeshoo
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I come here on every trip to Paris. It's the early Nineteenth Century equivalent of today's shopping mall, but so much more because of the unique architecture and embellishments. Good place to shop for special souvenirs, or stop in the A Prioite cafe for something...More

Thank Thomas V
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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4 September 2016|
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Response from Anne88888888 | Reviewed this property |
Most are open every day ( no gates) but some shops may be closed on Sunday