Category Archives: 9th arrondissement

La Chambre aux Confitures

Who can resist a shop that sells over 100 different jams? And if sweet preserves aren't your thing, you can also find chutneys as well as multiple savory spreads at La Chambre aux Confitures. There are two store locations with one in the 9th arrondissement at 9, rue des Martyrs, 75009 and the other in 3rd arrondissement at 60,…
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Palais Garnier (Opera Garnier)

One of my favorite tours that I took in Paris was of the Palais Garnier (8 Rue Scribe, 75009). Not only is it gorgeous (and just a stone throw's away from the grand department stores), it has an intriguing history. Napoleon III was responsible for the plan to build a new Paris opera house with…
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Holiday Lights in Paris

I love Paris during the holidays. Holiday decorations can be found on just about every street corner. I think the best way to admire them is take a nighttime stroll. Be sure to look what lies beyond the store fronts and entryways, and you are sure to find hidden treasures like the decorations below that…
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