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Situated principally on the right bank of the River Seine, it also includes the west end of the Île de la Cité. The arrondissement is one of the oldest in Paris, the Île de la Cité having been the heart of the city of Lutetia, conquered by the...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Still by far the best part of Paris!!! So much to see and do - and still overall historic and not too commercialized thankfully!

Thank WorldOneNY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some beautiful buildings and monuments, expensive shops but it is a draw to see them, but you have to do it.

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the elite place it used to be. So busy and did not feel safe. So busy it is best to walk the back streets if you know where you are going.

Thank Frances B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most luxurious neighborhoods in Paris. Palaces, top hotels, place Vendôme, luxury shops and wonderful restaurants. And, just around, the Tuileries gardens and the Louvre museum. Unavoidable!

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 1st Arrondissement is in the heart of the city. It is compact and offers so much. Centered on Rue de Rivoli, it is home to the Louvre, Palais Royale, part of the Ile de Cité and Châtelet. Palaces, gardens and Châtelet, which is also...More

Thank scouse1941
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the west end of the lle de la cite and being the oldest part of arrondissement, it is currently the business and administration region of the area. It is near to Tuileries Gardens and Louvre and easily accessible by public transportation.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In here you will find the Louvre, Musee Dorsay, Rue Rivolli, Opera, Concordia square, and the beginning of Champs-Elysses. Also close by Place Vendome where shopping is, also with Opera avenue.

Thank Fernando I
Reviewed November 4, 2018

If you are looking for a central place to see many of the famous Parisian sights, then the 1st Arrondissement is a great starting point. The 1st arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France. In spoken French,...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful area to stroll around, with many beautiful buildings, including the Louvre, the Tuileries, and the Ile Saint Louis. Bars and restaurants complete the offer for a pleasant visit. Easily reachable with public transportation

Thank mcitaly2016
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Walking distance to all major attractions i would say the most central neighborhood of Paris. there are many near by restaurants and cafes great for a walk in Tuileries. this is the good area to stay for anyone visiting Paris for the first time.

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Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches
along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front
of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is
lined with the world’s best jewelers and their
glittering window displays. Every other establishment
has someone to open the door for you or park your car.
You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops
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