Marais, Paris Photos

The Marais is an area of Paris spanning roughly from City Hall eastward to Bastille on the Right Bank. It comprises many narrow streets with heritage buildings and mansions, some of which serve as museums. The name Marais derives from the wetlands history of the area.

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Place des Vosges residences circles a park. Paris, France.Equestrian statue of Louis XIII 1610-1643 at center of Place des Vosges garden. Paris, France.North end exit arches of Place des Vosges. Paris, France.St Paul-St Louis Jesuit church. Paris, France.
Place des Vosges residences circles a park. Paris, France. Equestrian statue (1829) of Louis XIII 1610-1643 at center of Place des Vosges garden. Paris, France.North end exit arches of Place des Vosges. Paris, France.St Paul-St Louis Jesuit church (17thC) (99 Rue St. Antoine). Paris, France.
Hotel de Sully near Place des Vosges, a townhouse commissioned by King Henry IV. Paris, France.Courtyard facades at Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.Courtyard facades at Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.Carved relief details of Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.
Hotel de Sully (1625) near Place des Vosges, a townhouse commissioned by King Henry IV. Paris, France.Courtyard facades at Hotel de Sully (1625). Paris, France. Style: Louis XIII. Architect: Jean Androuet du Cerceau.Courtyard facades at Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.Carved relief details of Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.
Garden of Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.Garden of Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.Painted corner sign for former bakery & pastry shop at corner of Rue des Francs-Bourgeois & Rue de Sévigné. Paris, France.Bakery shop sign painting showing harvesting & milling of wheat. Paris, France.
Garden of Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.Garden of Hotel de Sully. Paris, France.Painted corner sign for former bakery & pastry shop at corner of Rue des Francs-Bourgeois & Rue de Sévigné. Paris, France.Bakery shop sign painting showing harvesting & milling of wheat. Paris, France.
Bakery shop sign painting showing harvesting of wheat. Paris, France.Doors of mansion Hôtel le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau now an annex of Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Square Léopold-Achille. Paris, France.German Historical Institute building. Paris, France.
Bakery shop sign painting showing harvesting of wheat. Paris, France.Doors of mansion Hôtel le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau (1697) now an annex of Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France. Architect: Pierre Bullet.Square Léopold-Achille (5 Rue du Parc Royal). Paris, France.German Historical Institute building (8 Rue du Parc Royal). Paris, France.
Door of Hôtel de Chatillon. Paris, France.Square George Cain. Paris, France.Tulips in le Marais neighborhood. Paris, France.Door of Hôtel de Sandreville. Paris, France.
Door of Hôtel de Chatillon (13 Rue Payenne). Paris, France.Square George Cain (8 Rue Payenne). Paris, France.Tulips in le Marais neighborhood. Paris, France.Door of Hôtel de Sandreville (end 16thC) (26 Rue des Francs Bourgeois). Paris, France.
Door of Hôtel d'Almeras. Paris, France.Door of Hôtel d'Almeras. Paris, France.Maison de J. Hérouët. Paris, France.Maison de J. Hérouët. Paris, France.
Door of Hôtel d'Almeras (1612) (30 Rue des Francs Bourgeois). Paris, France.Door of Hôtel d'Almeras (1612) (30 Rue des Francs Bourgeois). Paris, France.Maison de J. Hérouët (54 Rue Vieille du Temple). Paris, France.Maison de J. Hérouët (54 Rue Vieille du Temple). Paris, France.
Espace d'animation des Blancs Manteaux. Paris, France.Courtyard of Hôtel de Soubise. Paris, France.Facade detail Hôtel de Soubise. Paris, France.Facade detail Hôtel de Soubise. Paris, France.
Espace d'animation des Blancs Manteaux (48 Rue Vieille du Temple). Paris, France.Courtyard of Hôtel de Soubise (Musée des Archives Nationales) (1708) (60 Rue des Francs Bourgeois). Paris, France. Architect: Nicolas-Alexis Delamair.Facade detail Hôtel de Soubise (Musée des Archives Nationales) (1708). Paris, France.Facade detail Hôtel de Soubise (Musée des Archives Nationales) (1708). Paris, France.
Turret detail Hôtel de Soubise. Paris, France.Modern mural in le Marais neighborhood. Paris, France.St-Denis-du-St-Sacrement church. Paris, France.Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais 1732-99 monument. Paris, France.
Turret detail Hôtel de Soubise (Musée des Archives Nationales) (1708). Paris, France.Modern mural in le Marais neighborhood. Paris, France.St-Denis-du-St-Sacrement church (1826-35)( 68 ter Rue de Turenne). Paris, France. Architect: Godde.Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais 1732-99 monument (8 Rue Saint-Antoine). Paris, France.
Temple du Marais protestant church. Paris, France.Hotel de Mayenne with Presse stand. Paris, France.Rue des Francs Bourgeois streetscape in le Marais. Paris, France.Mansard roof of Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Temple du Marais protestant church (17 Rue Saint-Antoine). Paris, France.Hotel de Mayenne (21 Rue Saint-Antoine) with Presse stand. Paris, France.Rue des Francs Bourgeois streetscape in le Marais. Paris, France.Mansard roof of Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Low hedges formed into complex design in formal garden at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Design formed by low hedges at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Courtyard seen through window panes at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Courtyard with facing facade saved from historic building at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Low hedges formed into complex design in formal garden at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Design formed by low hedges at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Courtyard seen through window panes at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.Courtyard with facing facade saved from historic building at Carnavalet Museum. Paris, France.
Salé mansion now Musée Picasso. Paris, France.Eglise St Nicholas des Champs. Paris, France.Maison de Nicolas Flamel is oldest house in Paris. Paris, France.Sayings & carvings of angels surround doorway at Nicolas Flamel house. Paris, France.
Salé mansion (1656-9) now Musée Picasso (Picasso Museum). Paris, France. Eglise St Nicholas des Champs (1420-1615). Paris, France. Maison de Nicolas Flamel (1407) (51 rue de Montmorency) is oldest house in Paris. Paris, France.Sayings & carvings of angels surround doorway at Nicolas Flamel house (1407). Paris, France.
Carved reliefs of angels beside doorway at Nicolas Flamel house. Paris, France.Half timbered building. Paris, France.Clock on facade under carved arch in Le Marais. Paris, France.Square du Temple in Le Marais. Paris, France.
Carved reliefs of angels beside doorway at Nicolas Flamel house (1407). Paris, France.Half timbered building (rue Volta in Le Marais). Paris, France.Clock on facade under carved arch in Le Marais. Paris, France.Square du Temple in Le Marais. Paris, France.
People on lawn in Square du Temple park. Paris, France.Flower bed in Square du Temple park. Paris, France.Mairie of III Arrondissement over gardens of Square du Temple in Le Marais. Paris, France.Mairie of III Arrondissement on Square du Temple in Le Marais. Paris, France.
People on lawn in Square du Temple park. Paris, France.Flower bed in Square du Temple park. Paris, France.Mairie of III Arrondissement over gardens of Square du Temple in Le Marais. Paris, France.Mairie of III Arrondissement on Square du Temple in Le Marais. Paris, France.
Le Carreau du Temple glass & metal covered market around corner from Square du Temple. Paris, France.Art Deco apartment building beside Le Carreau du Temple. Paris, France.Detail of Art Deco apartment building beside Le Carreau du Temple. Paris, France.Rue Beaubourg streetscape. Paris, France.
Le Carreau du Temple glass & metal covered market (1863) (2 Rue Perrée) around corner from Square du Temple. Paris, France.Art Deco apartment building (rue de Picardie) beside Le Carreau du Temple. Paris, France.Detail of Art Deco apartment building (27 rue de Picardie) beside Le Carreau du Temple. Paris, France.Rue Beaubourg streetscape. Paris, France.
Typical mansion in Marais. Paris, France.Flowering tree in Marais beside typical residential building. Paris, France.Blue flowering tree in Marais. Paris, France.Blue flowering tree in Marais. Paris, France.
Typical mansion in Marais. Paris, France.Flowering tree in Marais beside typical residential building. Paris, France.Blue flowering tree in Marais. Paris, France.Blue flowering tree in Marais. Paris, France.
Typical balconies of Marais. Paris, France.Canal St Martin near Bastille. Paris, France.Footbridge over Canal St Martin near Bastille. Paris, France.Playground beside Canal St Martin near Bastille. Paris, France.
Typical balconies of Marais. Paris, France.Canal St Martin near Bastille. Paris, France.Footbridge over Canal St Martin near Bastille. Paris, France.Playground beside Canal St Martin near Bastille. Paris, France.

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