Emblematic street of old Paris, rue Mouffetard is also one of the best known, the street has always been the scene of a special animation. Over time, rue Mouffetard has gone from being a disreputable, dirty and dangerous place to one of the coolest and most pleasant places in the capital
Whether in art deco, art nouveau or belle epoque style, they capture our eyes with their beautiful illustrations and architectural details. This list is far from being exhaustive but they will certainly make you want to go buy a baguette or a pastry just to admire the decor inside !
When you go shopping at Galeries Laffayette, you find your head under a masterpiece from the Belle Epoque. Rising 43 meters above the ground, the cupola of the Boulevard Haussmann department store illuminates the entire large central hall with its soft golden light.
Bouillon Chartier, this iconic restaurant is classified as a historical monument. At the end of the 19th century, Paris was transformed, the golden age of industrial civilization was rearing its head, the capital needed manpower. To feed the masons, the carpenters, the diggers who are hungry, Frédéric and Camille Chartier serve their customers a bowl of broth and pot au feu.
You know you are in Paris when you see them,booksellers are one of the essentials of the Parisian postcard. True symbols of the banks of the Seine today, these book enthusiasts were already experimenting with books in the 16th century!
With its green facade facing Notre Dame, Shakespeare and Co one of the most famous bookstores in Paris. Back to the little history of this essential Parisian bookstore!
Entering Marin Montagut's boutique means taking a magnificent trip back in time and finding yourself in the heart of a cabinet of curiosities.
The Bateau-Lavoir is one of the most famous artist residences in Paris, like was the factory in New-York. Perched on the Butte Montmartre since 1892, it has seen Pablo Picasso, Guillaume Apollinaire and Modigliani pass through its workshops.
It has been more than 10 years since Nicole Barthélémy took over the store from her husband Roland, rue de Grenelle, and it is always full. All the beautiful people of the 6th and 7th arrondissements flock to this little retro shop where the cheeses are matured with passion and according to the rules of the art.
Paris is a city full of well-hidden treasures. Among them is the lake located under the Opéra Garnier. Did you not know it existed?