Paris - Le Marais, Menilmontant & Belleville (PDF Chapter)
This is the Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville chapter from Lonely Planet’s Paris guidebook.
Sublime place des Vosges is a perfect starting point – the city square is a triumph of architectural symmetry and of that understated bon goût Paris does so well. Meander west along rue de Rivoli or rue du Roi de Sicile.
- admire incredible sculptures and tomb art while paying your respects to the rich, famous and infamous buried in the world’s most visited cemetery, Cimetière du Père Lachaise
- appreciate the exquisite architecture surrounding Place des Vosges, Paris’ oldest square
- immerse yourself in the life and art of one of the world’s most eccentric modern artists, Pablo Picasso, and admire the Musée National Picasso’s exquisitely grand, 17th-century home
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.