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Galerie Vivienne, Paris
(4.5/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
With architectutal beauty and classy shopping tied into one, Galerie Vivienne is a restored 19th century covered passage created with glass roofs, mosaic-tiled floors, and hand-carved wood. It makes the perfect spot for you to rest and enjoy tea and snacks from the residing shops, which could also take some time to explore. For example, check out A Priori Thé, a classic Paris tea salon, or Legrand Filles & Fils with its delicate chocolates and other candies plus a wine cellar that’s considered a piece of heaven by wine connoisseurs.

Clothing and household furnishing shops also fill the passageway. If you’re traveling with children, Si Tu Veux is considered one of the best toy stores in Europe. Plan your Galerie Vivienne visit and explore what else you can see and do in Paris using our Paris vacation planner.
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  • One of the passages most classes of Paris, luxury boutiques, high-end restaurants, the best Paris.Incontournable wine cellar.
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  • My sister and I are always looking for off-beat adventures on our travels and we find the hidden shopping passages in Paris -- our favorite Is Galerie Vivienne. We also visited 4 more passages, walkin...  more »
  • This may be my favorite place in Paris. I have always loved it, even when it was a little funky. Now it is quite luxe, beautiful 19th Century architecture, expensive special shops. Lunch in the tea sh...  more »
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  • The Galerie Vivienne is a gem all on its own, especially when the weather is bad. Keep an eye out for the specialty shops in the area just surrounding this galerie, including Derville shoes, NOXA, and the Galeries du Palais Royal.
  • Very charming covered passage with a marvellous old bookshop and beautiful mosaic tiles on the floor.
  • It is a great place to photograph. And if you get lucky you can even get into the famous staircase.
  • Beautiful historic shopping arcade and one of the main landmarks in Paris. Worth a visit.
  • Some merchants, restaurants, really cute 'galerie'.