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All Paris Neighborhoods are Interesting

At least that is my opinion. The 19th has the canals, Buttes Chaumont, some lovely hillside... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Thomas V
,
Oakland, California
Has Much to Offer But Often Overlooked by Tourists

It took many trips to Paris before I went to the 2.62 square-mile 19th Arrondissement, and then I... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2016
Rumples
,
Tucson, Arizona
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1 Apr 2017
“All Paris Neighborhoods are Interesting”
1 Feb 2016
“Has Much to Offer But Often Overlooked by Tourists”
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La Villette
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

At least that is my opinion. The 19th has the canals, Buttes Chaumont, some lovely hillside neighborhoods, and don't forget the Communist Party's HQ! Paris' historic working class area is in the midst of changes. Some good views from the hillsides.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 February 2016

It took many trips to Paris before I went to the 2.62 square-mile 19th Arrondissement, and then I wondered what took me so long. Granted, it is in the far Northeast corner of the city and takes awhile to reach from Tourist Central, but that...More

4  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 23 October 2015

You'll need a good reason to venture into the 19th as it is a ways out, and lacking the signature attractions of other districts. We went to visit the Buttes Chaumont and greatly enjoyed the excursion, but it was a ways. Highly residential with diverse...More

2  Thank David B L
Reviewed 7 June 2015

A multiracial arrondissement home of the following sites: - the Cité des Sciences, a scientific museum and events center - the Zenith concert hall - the parc des Buttes Chaumont, one of Paris nicest parks - the Canal de l'Ourcq, where it is really nice...More

1  Thank sipivu
Reviewed 4 March 2015

The 19th arrondissement is far from Central Paris. You will probably only venture this far if it is your second or third trip to Paris and you are looking for things off the tourist trail. In Basin de la Villette the company Canauxrama offer tours...More

3  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 4 February 2015

The 19th Arrondissement is not exactly on the tourist path. Located in the north east of the city, this area is home to the Canal Saint Denis and Canal de l"Ourcq. You also have the Parc de la Villette in this neighbourhood. Residential for the...More

3  Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 28 January 2015

You may have noticed its newly acquired international fame, as the place where one of the Charlie Hebdo killers met the self-anointed imam who encouraged him to go to Iraq. He did not go to Iraq, but to jail, where he met the other killer....More

8  Thank MagaPhiladelphia
Reviewed 12 December 2014

We spent our 3 days trip in Ibis Budget La villette. Quiet, multi-ethnic and well connected district.

3  Thank Vincenzo G
Reviewed 25 July 2013

For two weeks this was my neighborhood while vacationing in Paris, and I must say it is a very nice neighborhood indeed! Beautiful, full of supermarkets, fresh fruit markets, boulangeries, ATMs, dining places and everything else you might need. It's very pleasant to walk around...More

12  Thank Seelenwahnsinn
Reviewed 29 April 2013

A must if you are in the 19e. As a lover of patisserie I was told of this place by a good Parisian friend. Have visited it on many occasions but feel need to tell you all about it. It is like stepping back in...More

19  Thank dazzainthedam
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La Villette
This futuristic landscape has come to define the
northeast of Paris. The Saint-Denis canal is framed
with luscious lawns and metallic buildings over a
wide-open space. Home to Europe's largest science
museum, this area rewards daytime and nighttime
explorations; there are three concert spaces, plus
cinemas and bars, and even open-air cinema in the
summer. The surrounding homes are a sharp contrast to
...More
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