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* <see name="Buttes-Chaumont Park" alt="" address="Rue Botzaris Paris, 75019" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Popular city escape for nature lovers and walkers who can spend hours wandering around this lush green paradise. Biggest, most hilly and least touristy park in Paris, here you still find a real Parisian atmosphere, far from the meddling international crowds of the city's center. Climb on tip of the hill and overlook the north of Paris with the Montmartre hill right in front of you. The park has an almost enchanted feel, with its waterfall, from a natural spring deep underground, stream, lake and it's steep cliff, topped with a 'temple' which can only be reached via a suspension bridge. A true oasis.</do>
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* <do name="Buttes-Chaumont Park" alt="" address="Rue Botzaris Paris, 75019" directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="" hours="" price="">Popular city escape for nature lovers and walkers who can spend hours wandering around this lush green paradise. Biggest, most hilly and least touristy park in Paris, here you still find a real Parisian atmosphere, far from the meddling international crowds of the city's center. Climb on tip of the hill and overlook the north of Paris with the Montmartre hill right in front of you. The park has an almost enchanted feel, with its waterfall, from a natural spring deep underground, stream, lake and it's steep cliff, topped with a 'temple' which can only be reached via a suspension bridge. A true oasis.</do>
  
 
*<do name="Cafezoïde" alt="" address="92 bis Quai de la Loire" directions="Métro: Crimée" phone="" url="http://www.cafezoide.asso.fr/" hours="Wed-Sat 10am to 6pm" price="" lat="" long="">A café for kids, the Cafezoïde a fully weekly calendar of events for kids from 2 to 16 years old.  An English-language sing-along happens on Thursday afternoons at 4PM.</do>
 
*<do name="Cafezoïde" alt="" address="92 bis Quai de la Loire" directions="Métro: Crimée" phone="" url="http://www.cafezoide.asso.fr/" hours="Wed-Sat 10am to 6pm" price="" lat="" long="">A café for kids, the Cafezoïde a fully weekly calendar of events for kids from 2 to 16 years old.  An English-language sing-along happens on Thursday afternoons at 4PM.</do>

Revision as of 00:45, 22 November 2008

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The 19th arrondissement of Paris is located in the north of the city.

Contents

Get in

By Métro

The main stop is Porte de la Villette on line 7.

See

  • La Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (City of Science and Industry), 30 avenue Corentin-Cariou (Métro: Porte de la Villette), +33 1 06 10 77 50. Opened in 1986 and continuously upgraded, this attraction draws over 5 million visitors a year who come to explore the world of science, technology and future possibilities. Includes the Louis Lumière 3D cinema.
  • La Cité des Enfants, Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie 30 av Corentin-Cariou, 19th Paris (Within the building of the Cité des Sciences), 01-40-05-12-12. An interactive science museum for children with the aim of arousing their curiosity, answering the questions they ask and providing quality time for exchanges with parents or teachers.
  • Canal de l'Ourcq, 13 Quai de la Loire Bassin de la Villette, Paris, 75019, +33 (0)1 4239 1500. Built in the 19th century by Napolean to provide Parisians with drinking water for the city. On sunny days, tourists can cruises along the canal or kayak the length.

Do

  • Buttes-Chaumont Park, Rue Botzaris Paris, 75019. Popular city escape for nature lovers and walkers who can spend hours wandering around this lush green paradise. Biggest, most hilly and least touristy park in Paris, here you still find a real Parisian atmosphere, far from the meddling international crowds of the city's center. Climb on tip of the hill and overlook the north of Paris with the Montmartre hill right in front of you. The park has an almost enchanted feel, with its waterfall, from a natural spring deep underground, stream, lake and it's steep cliff, topped with a 'temple' which can only be reached via a suspension bridge. A true oasis.
  • Cafezoïde, 92 bis Quai de la Loire (Métro: Crimée), [1]. Wed-Sat 10am to 6pm. A café for kids, the Cafezoïde a fully weekly calendar of events for kids from 2 to 16 years old. An English-language sing-along happens on Thursday afternoons at 4PM.
  • Music Musuem, 221, Avenue Jean-Jaurès Paris, 75019, +33 1 4484 4600. Music musuem that focuses on the culture, the listening and the learning of music. With headsets, visitors can enjoy listening and learning aboutthe history of music.

Buy

Eat

Drink

  • La Cascade, 2, place Armand-Carrel. Quiet bar that serves its beers cold and has an extensive wine list.

Sleep

Budget

  • St Christopher’s Inns Paris Hostel (Paris Hostel), 68-74 Quai de la Seine, 75019, Paris, +33 1 40 34 34 40 (, fax: +33 140 343 440), [2]. checkin: 2PM; checkout: 11AM. A brand new purpose built hostel in Paris opened in 2008. Located on the Bassin de la Villette. €22.

Mid-Range

  • Hotel Crimee, 188, rue de Crimée. Close to the Metro subway, the hotel boasts a quick and easy connection to downtown Paris.

Splurge

Contact

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