La Charrue et les Étoiles
This engaging history museum, spanning Gallo-Roman times to modern day, is in two hôtels particuliers: mid-16th-century...
Bibliothèque Historique de la Ville de Paris
Continue north on rue Pavée (Paved Street), the first cobbled road in Paris. At No 24 stands Hôtel Lamoignon, built between 1585 and...
Art Nouveau Synagogue
The colourful Jewish quarter of Pletzl starts in rue des Rosiers and continues along rue Ste-Croix de la Bretonnerie to rue du Temple....
A heaving ‘after work’ drinks venue in winter particularly, La Mangerie cooks a colourful choice of Spanish-inspired tapas (grab a...
This small place just up from the Marais is a great spot if you want something sur le pouce (literally ‘on the thumb’, meaning on the...
19 rue des Francs Bourgeois · interesting places nearby
La Charrue et les Étoiles information
Presumably named after Sean O’Casey’s 1926 play (though the Irish connection is lost on us), ‘the Plough and Stars’ may look like just another gift shop but stocks an unusual collection of figurines modelled after celebrated works of art (eg Vertumnus and The Librarian by Arcimboldo) and miniature soldiers.