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MERCHANDISEMen's and women's fashions; accessories; art; antiques; books
STYLEGentrified Medieval Neighborhood
HOURS/TIMESVaries by shop
PRICEModerate to expensive; varies by shop
METROSt-Paul; Hotel de Ville
The medieval streets of Paris’s ancient Jewish Quarter (known as Le Marais) have taken a turn for the trendy, as quaint kosher delis and bakeries have been replaced by chic designer boutiques, contemporary galleries, and hot cafés and bistros. Rue Vieille du Temple is a fashionista-gourmand’s paradise. Pop into nifty shops like Le Palais des Thés (tea emporium), Gerbe (gorgeous stockings), Jamin Puech (whimsical handbags), and Librairie des Archives (beautiful coffee table books). Afterwards, refuel and review your purchases at café hangouts like Les Philosophes or L'Etoile Manquante, or at bookshop-cum-wine bar La Belle Hortense.
USE A PURCHASE FROM HERE FOR
Funky fashions; gifts like coffee table books
WHY WE LIKE IT
Our favorite mix of activities: café sampling and boutique hopping. We like to kick things off with a sophisticated brunch before trawling the quirky shops.
GOOD TO KNOW
This is one of the few places in the city where shops are allowed to open on Sundays.
Rue des Francs Bourgeois (Paris)
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