Galerie Vivienne

Type: Architecture, Art & Culture, Attractions, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, Free Attractions, Historic Sites



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Paris is full of passages. And while, no, these aren't necessarily hidden nor secret passages, they are covered passages. These are nothing if not the predecessor to what we now know as indoor...  Read More


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  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Built in a Neo-classic Pompeiian style, this passage as these covered interior walkways are known as, was first inaugurated in 1826. Situated between the Palais Royal and the Bourse, this gem of a mosaic-tiled 19th c. version of a shopping mall was designated an historical monument since July 1974."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: You have not experienced Paris until you've wandered through one of its historical covered passages, aka "galeries." They are like 19th c. shopping malls.

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