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2nd Arrondissement Guide

Bourse: Business as Usual

The 2nd and smallest arrondissement is named for the Bourse de Paris, the headquarters of the historical Paris stock exchange. Bourse is also home to beautiful covered shopping galleries and arcades.

Getting there

Metro: M3 to Bourse

Walking: Walking is the best way to see the 2nd, especially in the car-free south-eastern corner.


Sights: Palais de la Bourse, Le Grand Rex Theater, Passage des Panoramas

Shopping: Rue Montorgueil, Rue Etienne Marcel

Aeon's Picks

L'Assiette à  Carreaux: A relaxed location for lunch.
45 rue des Petits-Carreaux

Pà¢tisserie Stohrer: The oldest pastry shop in Paris.
51 rue Montorgueilstohrer.fr

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