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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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All reviews heart of paris rue de rivoli place vendome palais royal tuileries gardens louvre museum hotel ritz right bank high end shopping major attractions souvenir shops beautiful architecture opera house pick pockets left bank visiting paris mona lisa
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Reviewed yesterday

Louvre, St Honore shopping, Tuleries(where there was a Christmas market) and numerous chocolate shops.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MK1861
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having visited Paris multiple times I would say the 1st Arrondissement is my favorite for shopping, restaurants and valuable sites. The Louvre, Tuileries Gardens, Views of the Eiffel Tower on the Left Bank, Rue Di Rivoli St. Madeline so much to see and do and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gerry1947
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is where the French history happened. We hired a tour guide from a local group that walked us through the whole latin Quarters, We went to the places where the revoulucionaires met and dine,

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank youcanhandlethetruth
Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter lived in the 1st for a year so I got to know it well. Lots of places to sit and watch the world go by, from street bars and cafe's to the Hemingway Bar at the Ritz in Place Vendome. For a moment...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank prguru2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frances B
Reviewed 4 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!

Date of experience: November 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank scouse1941
Reviewed 5 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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
...More
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