CHÂTELET-LES HALLES

BY DAY

•  Go shopping in the big mall under la Canopé : very busy, but convenient if you are looking for big and famous shops of electronics, jewellery, fashion or food

 

•  Walk along la rue Saint Denis, the main street where you can find a lot of street food, sportswear shops, sneakers shops as well as some thrift shops

 

•  Eat in one of the traditional French brasseries like Au Pied de cochon (opened 24/7)

 

•  Stop by the 59 rivoli, a former 6 floors squat were 30 artists have their artworks and exhibit their works.  An alternative and disruptive building where art is on every piece of wall.

It used to be the main market of Paris. It has not changed that much and has become the biggest mall of Paris where you can find every chain stores (fashion, home, electronics, food ...).

Also a big central subway station, the district attracts a lot of tourists, young teenagers and visitors.

Mainly made of pedestrian little streets, very lively and busy, it is a concentration of shops and restaurants.

DISCOVER THE DISTRICT

Location : 1st arrondissement

Subway : Châtelet (line 1, 4, 7, 11, 14)

Time to stay : a few hours