Chinese room in Maison de Victor Hugo.

Krzysztof Dydynski

Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Fashionable bars and restaurants, emerging designers’ boutiques, the city’s thriving gay and Jewish communities, and some excellent museums all squeeze into Le Marais’ warren of narrow medieval lanes. Neighbouring Ménilmontant has some of the city’s most happening nightlife, while hilly Belleville is a vibrant multicultural neighbourhood with interesting dining and drinking spots and one of Paris' most colourful street markets.


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A person is watching the study of the Hôtel Colbert de Villacerf recreated at the Carnavalet museum  in Paris on May 21, 2021. - The Carnavalet museum will reopen on May 29, 2021 after a  four-year period of renovation. (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD / AFP) (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD/AFP via Getty Images)


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