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9th Arrondissement

11 rue Blanche, 75009 Paris, France
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The 9th arrondissement contains many places of cultural, historical, and architectural interest, including the Palais Garnier, home to the Paris Opera, Boulevard Haussmann and its large department stores of Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. Along with the 2nd and 8th arrondissements, it hosts one of the business centers of Paris, located around the Opéra.
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11 rue Blanche, 75009 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The area around the Opera House is one of the most congested in the city. The Galleries Lafayette is an amazing shopping center but it can tend to be claustrophobic. The whole area is well worth visiting with lots of great shopping, cafes, etc. Even...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Arrondissement is one of our favorites. The hotels, Opera, Galeries Lafayette, Printemps, restaurants etc. It is beautiful and lovely to stay and experience. Transportation to and from the area is simple and direct.

1  Thank Sandy D
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a beautiful district of Paris, where shopaholics would have the time of their lives. For the rest of us, though, it's possible to enjoy this district by strolling through its beautiful and classic buildings.

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The 9th Arrondissement is home to many places of interest, including the Palais Garnier, Opera area and some wonderful department stores such as Lafayette.

1  Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

why go? because its the center of Paris, a melting pot: at the same time popular, hipster, business, conventional, tourist,trendy, typical, residential young, old, poor, rich, cool, old fashioned, jewish, muslim, catholic... I think this is Paris in all its colors

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Probably the busiest of arrondisements, it has the Opera House (Palais Garnier) and all surrounding areas, up to boulevard Haussmann and the 2 big department t stores, Galeries Lafayette and Printemps. The square in front of the Opera House has there metro lines criss crossing,...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

My favourite thing to do in the 9th Arrondissement is to shop - and you can’t go wrong here with Galeries Lafayette, the biggest store I’ve ever seen, along with a few other favourites including H&M and C&A. Printemps and a variety of other stores...More

1  Thank KylieIsTravelling
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Great area to visit and make some shopping. Lots of bright lights and people! Couldn't enter the Opera

1  Thank Samuel D
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This area has lots going on, has several convenient buses taking you into the main city area as well as many metro stations. It is one of the best locations to stay in Paris and is a short walk to many attractions on the outskirts...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

The 9 eme arr is as great as the 8 eme and in some cases they are separated by a street. The Grands Boulverds is a must see and would lead to the Boulvard Haussmann the most re noun shopping area with all the major...More

2  Thank AOmeiri
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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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sstockman99
30 April 2018|
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Response from Claire W |
It is fine. Just like any big city keep your wits about you, but it is a nice neighbourhood.
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14 April 2018|
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Response from valme | Reviewed this property |
Hello you can walk of course, but you will take 45 minutes. The best would be to take the nearby metro (line 9 station Trocadero) wich is direct visit the tower and then come back walking, which is a very nice walk along the... More
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