Marais

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Marais - Pompidou - Notre Dame de Paris featuring a square or plaza and modern architecture as well as a large group of people

Admire historic and architectural marvels and visit one of the largest museums of modern art in Europe in the 3rd and 4th Arrondissements of Paris.

Marais is a historic district known for stunning medieval-style buildings and a range of communities, cultures, charming bars and cafés. Admire modern and contemporary art in the Musée National d'Art Moderne’s vast collection. Tour the Notre Dame de Paris, a historic Catholic cathedral believed to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture.

Explore the Centre Pompidou, a large high-tech complex housing a public information library, a center for music and acoustic research and a museum of modern art. Appreciate works by great artists including Matisse and Pablo Picasso at its Musée National d'Art Moderne. With over 100,000 works, this museum has one of the largest collections of modern art in Europe.

Wander through the bustling streets of Marais, the aristocratic district of Paris. Shop in vintage boutiques, relax in rustic taverns and dine in some of Paris’ finest restaurants. Explore the museums, art galleries and theaters. This historic area stretches over parts of the 3rd and 4th Arrondissements. It is filled with culture and considered one of the hippest areas of Paris.

Tour the Notre Dame de Paris, a stunning cathedral in the 4th Arrondissement. See the famous gargoyles at the front of the cathedral. Admire the exquisite statue of Joan of Arc and the beautiful rose windows. Notice carved wooden stalls, statues and stunning religious artwork inside the cathedral. This French Gothic masterpiece was completed in the early 14th century.

Find the Notre Dame de Paris via the Paris RER express train lines or the Paris Metro. Get off at the Cité metro station if using the Paris Metro. Walk from the Notre Dame de Paris to Centre Pompidou in about 15 minutes. The Marais district is also walking distance from both the Notre Dame and the Pompidou.

Begin or end your walk through the lively streets of Marais by climbing the bell tower at the Notre Dame de Paris for spectacular views of Paris from the top.


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Hotel Bastille Spéria
Hotel Bastille Spéria
3 out of 5
1 rue de la Bastille, Paris, Paris
The price is $128 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Paris City Center, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Carnavalet Museum and Ile Saint Louis. Grands Boulevards and Ile de la Cite are also within ...
4.1/5Very Good! (630 reviews)
"Did not go as I was unable to enter the country. Still waiting for my refund! I have stayed in the past and it was great. This is unsatisfactory service!"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

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Hotel Duo
Hotel Duo
4 out of 5
11 rue du temple, Paris, Paris
The price is $250 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Located in Paris City Center, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bazar de l'Hotel de Ville, Centre Pompidou, and Notre-Dame. Forum des Halles and Place ...
4.3/5Excellent! (699 reviews)
"Great location and lovely quiet room."

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

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Hôtel Castex
Hôtel Castex
3 out of 5
5 Rue Castex, Paris, Paris
The price is $135 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Located in Paris City Center, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of July Column, Victor Hugo's House, and Place de la Bastille. Place des Vosges and Opera ...
4/5Very Good! (447 reviews)
"It is a charming boutique hotel with a friendly, helpful staff. My second room was a double, as no singles were left. The shower stall was easier to use than the bathtub shower"

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

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Hôtel Jeanne d'Arc Le Marais
Hôtel Jeanne d'Arc Le Marais
3 out of 5
3, rue de Jarente, Paris
The price is $174 per night from Sep 22 to Sep 22
Located in Paris City Center, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Carnavalet Museum, Ile Saint Louis, and Ile de la Cite. Grands Boulevards and Forum des ...
4.2/5Excellent! (273 reviews)
"Other than the heat, made difficult but the poor air circulation in an old building, this place was great. The location was ideal, and the staff was wonderful. In a less humid month, Id haveno complaints at all. It was very warm though."

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2021

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Le Petit Beaumarchais Hotel & Spa
Le Petit Beaumarchais Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
8 Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris, Paris
The price is $219 per night from Oct 18 to Oct 18
Located in Paris City Center, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Carnavalet Museum and Ile Saint Louis. Grands Boulevards and Ile de la Cite are also ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (512 reviews)
"Great location. Clean and excellent service"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

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Sinner Paris
Sinner Paris
5 out of 5
116 Rue Du Temple, \N, Paris, Paris
The price is $490 per night from Sep 20 to Sep 20
Located in Paris City Center, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Picasso Museum, Les Halles, and Centre Pompidou. Grands Boulevards and Place de ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (22 reviews)
"Unique, comfortable, great and friendly staff"

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

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