13th Arrondissement, Paris

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The 13th arrondissement of central Paris is primarily a residential and business district in the south-eastern part of the French capital, lying on the Left Bank of the river Seine. It holds several attractions of interest to the traveller that include the recently-completed Bibliothèque Nationale de France (National Library), now part of a major new development of the Paris Rive Gauche district, the second large-scale urbanism project inside the city of Paris. To the west of the PRG along avenue de Tolbiac is the first of these urbanism projects, Les Olympiades, with its raised esplanade and the latest of the Paris Meteor (high-speed metro) stops, Les Olympiades. The southern part of the arrondissement is the "China town" of Paris, one of the biggest in Europe. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Paris holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the 13th Arrondissement and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • We stayed in the 13 arr. in an apartment. The village within Paris was very special! It had an artist colon and included Chinatown. It also included a patisserie which was voted to have the best...  more »
  • A beuatiful area with metros and shops close by. Very convenient and affordale just on the outskirts of the city. Safe as well. We'll definitely be back.  more »

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