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Museums and History

This district is full of historic buildings and several important museums, plus lots of high end... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
So much to see in the 4th

Always lovely to walk in the 4th, admire beautiful architecture of the Hotel de Ville, Tour... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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The 4th arrondissement contains the Renaissance-era Paris City Hall. It also contains the Renaissance square of Place des Vosges, the overtly modern Pompidou Centre and the lively southern part of the medieval district of Le Marais, which today is...more
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

This district is full of historic buildings and several important museums, plus lots of high end shopping. Can be very full of tourists.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Always lovely to walk in the 4th, admire beautiful architecture of the Hotel de Ville, Tour Saint-Jacques, stroll on the streets of Le Marais... The only thing that turns me off is the modern architecture of the Centre Georges Pompidou - it really does not...More

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Located on the right bank of the Seine it hosts Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Paris, city hall and numerous parks and Place de la Bastille.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

Don’t get a guide, but rather just walk around and keep your camera ready. At every turn, you will find something; be it a café, architecture, bridge, alley, river or a renowned attraction. Do it yourself by walking and you will be delighted at how...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This area contains Paris's city hall ( hotel de ville) and Paris's oldest square; the historic and beautiful Place des Vosges. Also the Centre Georges Pompidou is located in this district.

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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This arrondissement isn't as fancy as other ones but not as expensive and there is beautiful architecture

Thank samuel8248
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The 4 eme is pleasant and have nice shops and streets but some how lacks the zest and energy you find in other arrondisments in comparison to 8,9, and 10 eme for example. Overall recommended

3  Thank AOmeiri
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Where in the world do you find over 200 independent bookellers? Paris is still a culture for those who seek.Paris' 4th arrondissement (including the Beaubourg, Marais, and Ile St-Louis neighborhoods) is popular with both tourists and locals for very good reason.

Thank Phayao13
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is most famous for the Notre Dam (see pics) but there is beauty all around this arrondissement. The courtyard in front of Notre Dam holds statues (see pics), on weekends there are often rollerblading shows (see pic). The Seine River all around is stunning,...More

2  Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 15 August 2017

There is so much more of Paris than you see in the movies or documentaries when you put your feet on the cobble stone streets take a deep breath of the air and look sky woods at the architectural dominance of the sky you can...More

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets
that beg to be explored. It bursts with small
boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional
restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of
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27 March 2016|
Response from Yoga47Rae | Reviewed this property |
I think you will be all right in this neighborhood. I am sure you checked out the apartment etc. Paris is divided into arrondisements as you might know ~ if you get a map it will help you get around. You will be along the... More