Canal Saint-Martin, Paris

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Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the water's edge of Canal Saint-Martin. Linger over a coffee and a pastry in a nearby cafe. Add Canal Saint-Martin to your Paris travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Paris trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    I went there in the evening. The environment is shabby and dirty and frequented by borderline personalities!! I left immediately. However, the channel itself doesn't make any sense in Italy would be totally ignored.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Canal St Martin was a myth... one of the gateways, which one, o how famous, North Hall. I imagined a laughing, bucolic neighborhood... What a disappointment! The canal and bridges seem abandoned, maintained or flowery... The banks are repellent to dirt, invaded by a "fauna" more or less alcohol and/or drugs (good, not all, probably...). What could have been a great walk tourist or family turns quickly to the strategic withdrawal to more hospitable places. The city of Paris would have interest to worry more than fast of the revaluation of this yet "mythical" area. Today, however, the myth is dead!
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  • August 16, 2017
    The first time I did the tour of the Canal Saint-Martin, surprised me enormously! So much so that I have returned twice more with family... is one of those unexpected, attractive sites and you want to repeat! It is one warm and very different vision of the thousand faces of Paris.
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