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  • Arrondissement du Temple
  • Access: Métro 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11
  • Population ≈ 36120 residents
  • Absolutely safe for travelers
  • Sights: Musée des arts et métiers, Musée Carnavalet, Musée Picasso, Théâtre Déjazet, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme, Musée de la Serrure, Église Saint-Nicolas-des-Champs, Église Sainte-Élisabeth-de-Hongrie

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In the 3rd arrondissement are located some the most peaceful and picturesque districts of Paris. It is a multi-dwelling arrondissement and one of the city’s most expensive geographic zones. The renowned Marais district occupies a part of the department and is considered by the locals as the “sophisticated” part of the city. In this arrondissement you will also find plenty of good food spots and drink options. The reference point of the 3rd arrondossement is the Picasso Museum and the Arts and Crafts Museum.

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Musée Picasso, 5 rue de Thorigny ( Metro: Chemin Vert ) . No recommendations needed. At the Picasso Museum you will find most of the great Spanish painter’s work. The museum is housed in the Hôtel Salé and halls are housed above 6.000 works by Pablo Picasso . His exhibits cover the entire spectrum of Pablo Picasso’s artistic creation, from blue and pink to cubism, thus bringing to light the whole artistic evolution of the great painter.

Musée National des Arts et Métiers, 60 rue Réaumur (Métro: Arts et Métiers, Réaumur-Sébastopol) . A museum devoted to the arts and the greatest inventions of humanity (and not only) with many interactive and entertaining activities. It will impress you.

Musée Carnavalet, 23 rue de Sévigné (Métro: Saint-Paul). The Carnavalet Museum is dedicated to the history of Paris and its evolution throughout the centuries. Today, the museum occupies historic buildings, Hôtel Carnavalet and Hôtel Le Peletier de Saint Fargeau, home to about 2.600 paintings, 150.000 photographs, 2.000 modern sculptures, 800 classical furniture, thousands ceramics and objects of great personalities.

Théâtre Dejazet, 41 boulevard du Temple (Métro: République). The Déjazet Theater is listed on the Historical Monuments of France since 1990 and is considered one of the most historic theaters in Paris.


With the Paris Pass, you have free access to all of Paris’s major museums and attractions.

The list includes more than 60 museums, and one bus tour in Paris. Along with the Paris Pass you will receive a card Paris Visite for your transportation to Paris, maps and a travel guide.