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Nice Street in a Wonderful Area

The Rue Jacob is but one of many cute quaint streets in the area. The only main "highlight" is at... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Ty L
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Mountain View, California
Another street in Paris

Rue Jacob is another street in Paris with cafes, statues and old historic buildings. Same as most... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
KylieIsTravelling
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

In the historic center of the Left Bank, lines with lovely old buildings. You can find many high-end hotels and restaurants here, plus some simple places. Good for a stroll.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Find a hotel and stay a few days. Walk up and down one of the oldest streets in Paris. The shops and food are magnificent. The museums are only a few steps off the street or Musee Delacroix at one end... it is a place...More

2  Thank delp0rt
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The Rue Jacob is but one of many cute quaint streets in the area. The only main "highlight" is at 56 rue Jacob. As sign on the outer wall indicates that in the late 18th century a hotel stood there and it was here that...More

Thank Ty L
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Rue Jacob is another street in Paris with cafes, statues and old historic buildings. Same as most streets in Paris and not really a tourist attraction in its own right. Nice to walk down though if you’re in the area.

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I'm a bit biased - I have an apartment on Rue Jacob. The street does not immediately strike you as a thing of beauty, but research the history (famous former residents) and look up at the buildings and you will begin to realise the history...More

5  Thank johnGerrardsCross
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Don't expect anything special about it. Yeah, it's pretty and nice, just not an exceptional one. A lot of shops, bars and stuff. So, good if you need/ want to buy goods or eat/ drink something.

Thank g_marianaa
Reviewed 19 August 2016

First visited 20 years ago and fell in love with this quaint and typically Parisian street. Rue Jacob in the 6eme arrondisement is an elegant, lovely street in the center of Paris. It is close to the Seine and runs between Rue des Saints Peres...More

2  Thank Lourdes C
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I do not consider Rue Jacob to be a "destination" street in Paris, but it is worth walking at least part of it when exploring elegant St. Germain des Pres. If I'm in the area, I like to window shop here, looking into art galleries,...More

4  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This area really is a hidden gem. Beautiful boutique shops, restaurants, cafes, bars - it's literally like walking through an art gallery; everything is just so beautifully presented. Ask the cab driver to drop you anywhere; you won't be disappointed.

1  Thank KiplingsMom
Reviewed 9 September 2015

I walk this street every day and never fail to see something interesting. There are lots of small restaurants and shops and a great mix of locals and students attending Sciences Po. This street could easily fill your afternoon with lunching, shopping, and people watching.

1  Thank 2coasts2
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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
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