The 2nd district of Paris is home to one of the most well-known streets : Montorgueil. This street is full of lively restaurants and markets. If you are looking for an apartment to rent in a lively area in the heart of Paris, many bars have also opened and the numerous terraces outside cafés are well appreciated. The nearby "rue Etienne Marcel" is also home to fashion designers.
With the Stock Exchange, this area of Paris hosts an important business district. It is also home to beautiful covered passageways such as the " passage du Panorama" on the Grands Boulevards and on the East side : the "passage des Grands Cerfs" and the "Galerie Vivienne".
Organize your holidays in the 2nd district
A wide range of apartments for rent in the 2nd arrondissement
The 2nd arrondissement of Paris is a less frequented neighborhood than the 1st arrondissement but also have many advantages and is full of attractive and picturesque places which make it the perfect place for strolling (historic passages, boutiques). On the “Grands Boulevards” you'll find many restaurants, cinemas, bars and night clubs.
It's the smallest district of Paris and is easy to get around in on foot, or using public transports. It's a pleasant and high quality place to live, just the perfect place for your stay in Paris.
The 2nd arrondissement is all about comfort
Aside from being near to the 1st arrondissement tourism attractions, the 2nd arrondissement offers access to high culture:
- The Bibliothèque Nationale de France (national library) with literary and cultural treasures which will spark the interest of anybody whether you like reading or not.
- The Place des Victoires (Victory place) with facades dating back to the 17 century.
- The Jean sans Peur Tower, a medieval vestige.
- The Brongniart Palace (Palais Brongniart), the former Paris stock exchange location.
“Bistros” are typical parisian bars you can find in the 2nd arrondissement and where you can taste some typical French food.
On the “Grand Boulevards” you can find various restaurants (delicious food from all around the world), night clubs and lounge bars. Go out and paint the town red!
Shopaholics, the 2nd arrondissement is the right neighborhood for you with many boutiques located in picturesque “passages” and in the Sentier area (textile)!
In this arrondissement you'll find comfortable apartments at very affordable prices (in Rue Montorgueil for example).