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The sights are momentous and the revolutionary spirit is legendary in Paris’ historic 11th arrondissement. This animated neighborhood is renowned for its central role in French history and its modern-day radical energy. Casually soak up the ambience as you saunter down the tree-lined Boulevard Richard-Lenoir to Place de la Bastille, or rub shoulders with Paris’ trendiest crowd as you lose yourself in the buzzing streets of one of the city’s most renowned nightlife districts. This neighborhood offers a whole range of adventures for the willing traveler, all of them embodying the indomitable spirit of Paris.

Hotels in the 11th arrondissement

Just like the neighborhood itself, hotels in the 11th arrondissement are trendy, chic and diverse. With a focus on modern design, stylish hotels near Place de la Bastille, like Hotel Standard Design, Paris on the lively Rue de la Roquette, exemplify the area’s contemporary feel. 4-star hotels in République are in abundance; try the top-rated Crowne Plaza Paris République, where you can treat yourself to traditional French meals and unwind in the inner courtyard. The 3-star Hotel Campanile Paris 11 is also centrally located and worth checking out for those seeking accommodation in Bastille at more affordable rates.

Things to see in the 11th arrondissement

While the prison captured during the Storming of the Bastille in 1789 no longer remains, Place de la Bastille is still the go-to starting point for mass protests in the capital—a beloved French tradition! The revolutionary buzz is still palpable in the bustling square, which now hosts an open-air market twice a week as well as concerts and outdoor events. The surrounding boulevards and winding side streets are home to an abundance of cafés, bars, and restaurants, and are a haven for the arts. Catch a show at the famed Comédie Bastille or Théâtre de la Bastille at night before hitting the town. The next day, soak up more of the area’s historical character with a walk down the elegant Boulevard Beaumarchais to Place de la République. The highlight of this major Paris square is the imposing bronze statue of Marianne at the center of the plaza.

Good for couples and partyers

The cafés and restaurants in Bastille and République are full of couples sharing a carafe of wine over a delectable candlelit meal, and its leafy broad boulevards and beguiling alleyways are perfect for a romantic stroll any time of the day. Party animals will also be spoiled for choice; the youthful air in this area has stimulated some of the best nightlife in Paris, popular with both tourists and locals. For a buzzing night out, head to the vibrant Oberkampf area, which boasts a heady mixture of cocktail lounges, grunge bars, and underground discos.

How to get to the 11th arrondissement

The 11th arrondissement is easily reached from Charles de Gaulle airport; simply take the RER B to Gare du Nord and change to the line 5 metro. From Orly, passengers can connect to the metro by taking the shuttle bus to the RER B at Antony. Once there, getting around Bastille and République is a breeze, with its broad boulevards, open thoroughfares, and navigable streets, perfect for walking and cycling. There are also over a dozen metro stations in the 11th arrondissement, making it easy to travel within the neighborhood and to other areas in Paris.

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