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Monge Market, Paris

Monge Market - Paris, France
Monge Market
Rue Mouffetard, Paris, France 75005Map
Neighborhood: 5th Arrondissement
Overview

Open Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays near the fountain of the Place Monge, on the Rue Mouffetard. This typical French market is just perfect if you want to explore the gourmet of France. Nearly 40 stalls are set up here selling an array of organic produce, fruits and vegetables as well as wines and cheese. The atmosphere at the market is always friendly and warm with stall owners greeting visitors with a smile.

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Monge Market General Information
  • Type: Community
  • Nearest Train: Place Monge; Censier Daubenton
  • Venue Description:
    One of the oldest streets in Paris, Rue Mouffetard boasts both a lively marketplace and vibrant nightlife. "La Mouffe" is slightly suffering because of its popularity with tourists, but still retains some of its original character. The southern end is lined by open-fronted fishmongers, butchers and wine merchants. The narrowness of the street intensifies the hustle and bustle of the marketplace atmosphere emanating from the stalls of the market sellers further down in Square St Médard. The northern end, around Place de la Contrescarpe, is also worth a visit and has some good bars, (L'Irlandais and Le Requin Chagrin), and cheap restaurants. -Greg Blackman. For further information on the same you can call on  +33 8 3668 3112.
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