Paris has his own Chinatown, like every other capital in the world
The parisian Chinatown located in the13th district of Paris is also referred to as the ' triangle de Choisy', because of the layout design of the nearby avenues such as Avenue de Choisy, Avenue d' Ivry and the Boulevard Masséna. Frequented by regional Asian communities, it is also very popular with tourists eager for exoticism and Parisians, who take advantage of the new residential construction of the Dalle des Olympiades. Asian Restaurants, features shops, supermarkets and hairdressers Chinese and Buddhist temples coexist in Chinatown in the 13th arrondissement which is towered by pagoda-shaped roofs of the Olympiades mall.
All sorts of products directly imported from Asia that you won't find anywhere else in the city
How about enjoying your stay in Paris while exploring one of the most unusual places, the Chinese quarter of the 13th district? If you are lucky enough to live there, you will occupy a privileged position to get you to discover this Chinatown in Paris, connected to the rest of the capital by metro line 14 (station: Olympiades) and 7 (stations: Porte d'Ivry and Porte de Choisy) and the T3 tramway line "Les maréchaux" station.
Don't miss Paris Store or Tang Frères store and stroll between the shelves filled with Korean, Chinese or Japanese products. Just free your mind: tea, noodles or sweets ... Note however that if the pagoda roof of the Olympiades mall is in line with the decor, it is a just coincidence, since its construction precedes the settlement of the first Asian community in the neighborhood.
A stay in Chinatown will also be the opportunity for you to visit two traditional Buddhist temples, the pagoda of the Dalle des Olympiades and the temple of the rue du Disque. You like Asian food or want to enjoy some Japanese, Thai or Korean gastronomy? In the triangle de Choisy, there are plenty of restaurants where you'll be able to have dinner after a long day visiting Paris. Finally, if you are lucky enough to find yourself near Chinatown during Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival (i.e between late January and late February), you will have the occasion to see a magnificent parade in street.