Marais

Le Marais is a historic district in , France. Long the aristocratic district of Paris, it hosts many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The is an art gallery located in the Hôtel Salé in rue de Thorigny, in the Marais district of , , dedicated to the work of the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. Photo: Daniel Lobo, CC BY 2.0.

Arts centre
The Centre Pompidou, also known as the Pompidou Centre in English, is a complex building in the Beaubourg area of the , near , rue Montorgueil, and the Marais. Photo: Zairon, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
The , formerly known as the Musée de l'Histoire de France, is a state museum of history operated by the Archives Nationales. Photo: Alno, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
de Paris, referred to simply as , is a medieval Catholic cathedral on the in the . Photo: P e z i, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

A quieter part of the ancient Marais neighbourhood which is centred in the , the 3rd is possibly one of the best places to live in . Photo: Pol, Public domain.

The 4th is a good chunk of what used to be medieval Paris, and you'll find a lot left from that time on both islands and in the narrow streets of the lower Marais. Photo: Björn Söderqvist, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Suburb
is a neighbourhood in the which has been known historically as a multicultural textile and garment manufacturing district. is situated 1¼ km northwest of Marais.

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Marais. See this page's contributions. Photo: Luctor IV, Public domain.