The Permanent Street Markets of Paris

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If you are wondering where to go shopping after going for Paris’s Louvre Museum tour, don’t worry because the city has a number of permanent market streets that are just a couple of distance away from the beautiful museum. You would be able to purchase many things from these markets, which include cheese, meat, and fish, and other fresh and good quality produces.

Most of these market streets in Paris are found in streets for pedestrians where vehicular traffic is restricted. Therefore, it would really be pleasing to wander around these streets on foot as well. The only things, which you should carry along with you as you visit this place, are a large basket and an appetite for food.

Left Bank Market Street at Rue Mouffetard

Rue Mouffetard is one of Paris’s oldest streets with its roots going even up to the pre-Christian era. You would be able to find a permanent market at the southern end of this place. At this place, you would be able to see some of the finest fruit and vegetable vendors in the city, meat and fish markets, as well as fromageries and many other specialty shops. Most of these shops are bunched together on the Square Saint-Médard and Rue Mouffetard.

You would be able to get to this market by the Place Monge metro or the Censier-Daubenton metro. You could also find a 16th Century gothic style church, Paroisse Saint-Médard, near Rue Mouffetard.

Rue des Petits Carreaux at Rue Montorgueil

This wonderful market is located in a region around the Chatelet-Les-Halles. This place is actually a peaceful sanctuary for the pedestrians. The market is esteemed for its high-quality produce, fish and shellfish vendors, bakeries, and connoisseur of good tasty food. You would also be able to find the Maison Stohrer shop in this street, which is the oldest pastry shop in Paris. You would be able to reach this place by Sentier metro or Etienne Marcel metro.

Rue des Martyrs

This market street is situated in the southern region of hilly Montmartre, which is in the ninth arrondissement. This is also one of the highly sought-after market streets in Paris. This place offers you artisan foodie shops, serving a whole lot from olive oil and jam to chocolates, baked goods, and fresh produce.

This street is something that you should definitely visit if you are a dedicated foodie. You could make use of the Notre-Dame de Lorette metro to get to this market street.