Sunday, January 12, 2014

Paris, Day 6: Place des Vosges and Musée Carnavalet

We ended up in Le Marais on Saturday to see La Place des Vosges and Victor Hugo's apartment. After being in Paris for almost one week, it's become quite clear that Le Marais is one of the go-to places in the city for everything--shopping, eating, and sight seeing.

La Place de Vosges

A library nearby La Place des Vosges

The China Room
After visiting Victor Hugo's apartment, we walked around the area and headed to Musée Carnavalet. There were good historical exhibitions with interesting cultural artifacts. I want to go back to see the temporary exhibit, Roman d'Une Garde-Robe, in partnership with Palais Galliera, La Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris.

A miniature of a Lanvin boutique storefront in the 1950s

The classiest wheelchair to ever exist--only in Paris
We grabbed lunch in the Jewish district, then headed back to the FIAP. A successful first Saturday in Paris...

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