Le Marais (“The Marsh”) is a historic district in Paris, France. Along the aristocratic district of Paris, it hosts many outstanding buildings of historic and architectural importance.
Le Marais is the closest you will get to the feel of medieval Paris and has more pre-revolutionary buildings and streets left intact than any other area in Paris. A glance at some of the beautiful buildings and houses indicates the wealthy status of the former residents. The small medieval lanes are alive with bars, restaurants, hotels, high and low fashion boutiques, trendy shops, hip designers, old fashioned bread shops, jewelry, wine shops, fashionable art galleries and museums all packed into one small area.