Flea market Clignancourt
This one does not resemble any usual flea market. If you want, you could say it’s a luxury flea market with antiques and beautiful paintings waiting for a new owner. In between all the shops you can find great little restaurants to enjoy a nice lunch when tired from shopping. It is also the right place to find souvenirs for friends and family at home.
99, Rue des Rosiers 93400 Saint-Quen
Book stores along the Seine
When you feel like strolling along the river Seine make sure to check out the typical Parisian bookstands. One the docks of the Seine you will find men and women selling books, postcards, posters, and old fashion magazines from their little green boxes. When going through the different books you can happen to find some real gems in different languages.
Giant thumb at la defense
“Le Pouce” on Place Carpeaux is 12 meter high and weights 18 tons. The artist César Baldaccini created this sculpture of his own thumb using the 3-D pantographic technique. It’s a great place to take funny pictures and see a bit of the modern, business district of Paris.
Museum History of Medicine
Its collection is the oldest in Europe and holds different operating tools, rare medical, and surgical bags as well as physiology tools from the 18th and 19th century.
Le Musée d’Histoire de la Médicin – 12, Rue de l’Ecole de Médecine 75006 Paris
For a change from the beautiful but similar buildings of Paris, the Rue Crémieux offers some colorful distraction. The beloved Instagram scenery is situated in the 12th district close by the Place de la Bastille is definitely worth a place in the Top 10 unusual places in Paris.
Rue Crémieux, 75012 Paris
In a narrow passage close to the Gare de l’Est you can discover the tastes and traditions of India. Nicknamed “little India” the shops and restaurants in this passage offer you exotic fruits and vegetables, fragrant bags of rice, oriental oils, teas, costumes, jewelry, and DVD’s straight from Bollywood.
Passage Brady 75010 Paris
Prison of Marie Antoinette
The fall from a lavish Queen to a prisoner in her own country during the French Revolution fascinates people all over the world.If you are interested in the fall of the prestigious Queen Marie-Antoinette you should definitely stop by her prison cell in which she lived with her children before her execution. It is quite the difference to the pompous life she had at the court of Versailles.
Conciergerie – 2, Boulevard du Palais 75001 www.paris-conciergerie.fr
Paris has a few famous cemeteries like Pére Lachaise, Montmartre, and Montparnasse with famou but it also has one for its many dogs and pets next to the Pont de Clichy just outside the city. So if you have never seen anything like this you should pass by when you have the chance.
Cimetière des Chiens et Autres Animaux Domestiques – 4 Pont de Clichy 92600 Asnières-sur-Seine
George Washington Statue at Iena
Most of Americans are surprised when they find the statue of George Washington close by the Iéna metro station. It was given by the committee of American women of the high society in 1900.
Equestrian statue of George Washington 7, Avenue d’Iéna 75116
More than 100 automata are exhibited in this museum and every single one of them can be brought to live by visitors. Don’t forget to also check out the museum of magic in the same building.
Musée des Automates / Musée de la Magie – 11, Rue St Paul 75004 Paris www.museedesautomates.fr