Place des Abbesses, Paris

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Head to Hollywood's idea of Paris--the quaint cafes, hip shops, and bohemian life--at the iconic Place des Abbesses. Trendy, yet still timeless, the triangular square boasts a great place to shop, visit up-and-coming designers, and people-watch. As an added bonus, this area boasts one of the last two original Art Nouveau subway canopies designed by renowned architect Hector Guimard. To visit Place des Abbesses and other attractions in Paris, use our Paris trip maker app .
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  • September 27, 2017
    The entrance to the subway station next to the pressure a little carousel Seth station. The area relatively mundane station built in the early 1900 station.
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  • September 21, 2017
    There is one of the remaining art deco (i think) subway stops. A really funky carousel (2 eruo or less per ride depending on # of tickets bought). One of our favorite patisserie just down the road (Gr...  more »
  • September 17, 2017
    A small square occupied by families with children, next to the subway. Normal, small, your attraction is the love, with I love you in various languages.
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