Passage Jouffroy, Paris

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Built in 1845 to capitalize on the popularity of the older Passage des Panoramas, Passage Jouffroy is a glass-and-iron covered walkway filled with exclusive shops. It extends 140 m (460 ft) through the city, and was quite a feat for its day. It was the first Parisian passage built entirely of metal and glass and heated through the floor. Many consider this a precursor to modern shopping malls. Start your trip to Paris by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • If you are in the area or have already done all the big Paris sights, this is worth a look. But shouldn't be a priority. It's the nicest of all the covered passages in my opinion. The architecture is ...  more »
  • nice covered walkway between streets, easily missed and not marked clearly on lots of maps. nice change from hustle of main streets and cooler when its red hot outside  more »
  • Shopping mall early Eighteenth Century style. This place brought people off the street for drinks, food and shopping and still delights today. Lovely architecture and unique shops. Don't miss it, or t...  more »
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  • Lovely French architecture. The thrill of these passages is that you never know what you will find in them.
  • Multiple shopping stores but expect an early closing and you wouldn't go there shopping unless u happen to be passing by
  • Lovely alley where you can feel that paris has history
  • wonderful 🤗❤️️🎁
  • Lovely place. Quiet and isolated in the middle of a lively street of Paris.
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