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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“An underground bar/coffee shop. They have a nice rooftop during the summer. ”
  • 430 locals recommend
“You can watch the lock mouvement when boats are cruising, walk along the canal with all the bar and enjoy the nice ambiance... ”
  • 426 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Just a classic brasserie close form the flat, good beer (wine is not fantastic) and they have peanuts for free, and for me "peanuts is life" so ... :D Cosy atmosphere, lovely service. ”
  • 306 locals recommend
“A newly-renovated, historic art deco landmark: an authentic Paris cinema, built in 1921.”
  • 291 locals recommend
“Very conveniently located and spacious. Not my top recommendation but if you smoke, you might enjoy its separate bar/dining area for smokers.”
  • 139 locals recommend
College Arts Building
“Quartier très agréable pour une balade sur les bords du canal. Au passage, arrêtez-vous pour un peu de shopping dans les concept stores de la rue de marseille et de la rue Beaurepaire. Puis, profitez d'un café au Ten Belles, rue de la Grange aux Belles.Si vous voulez goûter un des meilleurs pain de Paris, rendez-vous à Du pain et des Idées rue de Marseille. Great neighborhood to enjoy a walk by the water. You can shop in the creative and fashionable concept stores rue de Marseille and rue Beaurepaire. I suggest you stop having a coffee in Ten Belles, rue de la grange aux belles. If you want to try one of the best bread in Paris, go rue de Marseille at Du Pain et des Idées.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“great indoor market : this is where we go to get great fruits and vegetables but also very good fish and cheese”
  • 116 locals recommend
“A 10 min walk takes you to Quai de Valmy, and explore Canal Saint-Martin neighborhood and its green quayside and metal footbridges.”
  • 41 locals recommend
“Theatre close by with an excellent production, sometimes they have English plays. ”
  • 64 locals recommend
Train Station
“The Gare du Nord railway station in France is considered to be the busiest station in Europe and the third largest and busiest in the world. The railway station handles around 180 million passengers per year and is regarded as the second biggest station in terms of passenger capacity. Located in the heart of Paris, the station provides easy access to many of the city’s tourist attractions. Gare du Nord railway services The Gare du Nord railway is served by the Paris Metro transit system, the Réseau Express Régional (RER) railway system and several bus routes. The metro system has two lines operating at the station, which include line 4 and line 5. Line 4 runs from the north to south of Paris, and line 5 has extensions to the Gare de Lyon (a rail terminal in Paris), and Pantin and Bobigny. “The Gare du Nord station provides easy access to many of the city’s tourist attractions.” In addition, there are three RER lines operating at the station, lines B, D and E. Line B provides connections to the Charles de Gaulle Airport; line D is connected to the Gare de Lyon and Line E is connected to the St Lazare (a rail terminal in Paris). SNCF, Eurostar and Thalys are the three companies that provide services at the railway station. Eurostar runs trains from Paris to London; Thalys provides services to Belgium, Germany and Holland; and SNCF operates services between Paris and Amiens. Gare du Nord railway station history The original Gare du Nord railway station was opened in 1846. In 1857, however, due to lack of space, a decision was made to replace the old railway station with one that was three times bigger. The old railway station was demolished in 1860 and the construction of the new station was carried out until 1865. It opened in 1864, however, while construction work was still taking place”
  • 297 locals recommend
Elementary School
“I guess you never thought to visit a hospital, but this is one of the oldest hospital with a beautiful square garden...”
  • 22 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Ne pas y aller la nuit, quartier pas très sur Dont use this subway at night, not a safe place to be.”
  • 18 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“One of the best brunches in Paris - only saturday and sunday from 11:00 to 17:00. Dinner and lunch on every day of the week.”
  • 57 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Prix raisonnables, très proche, choix végétariens. Reasonable prices, very close, veggie friendly.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Street Address
“Une salle de cinéma magnifiquement rénovée, à l'architecture égyptienne. Ca vaut vraiment le détour. A movie theater with Egyptian-inspired art deco architecture. One of a kind !”
  • 24 locals recommend
“They make their own coffee. Really good coffee. They serve great wine and nice things to eat like tapas of cheese, charcuterie platters and jambon/beurre sandwiches. ”
  • 41 locals recommend