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Hotel de Sens

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1 rue du Figuier, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Fifteenth Century mansion set next to a beautiful groomed park where you can sit and eat a lunch. This is a picturesque historic building that has been lovingly restored.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Apparently, the Hotel de Sens was under refurbishment for many years. It is now open and definitely worth the trip. They have an exhibition going on through the summer about fashion and women 1914 to 1918. It is in English and French and free admittance....More

7  Thank Blythe M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Superbe hôtel du xveme siècle avec un jardin partagé ouvert au public. Beautiful xv century house, it is nowadays a library. The access to the garden is free it is a place to rest before crossing the bridge to Ile St Louis ....where there are...More

Thank Alain c
Reviewed 6 November 2016

On our stroll thru the neighborhood we stopped here for a picnic lunch and just enjoyed the garden for what it was.

Thank dgbg100106
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I don't like this style too much, but it's worth to look at, and have a look at the nice garden, sit there a while

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Any good walking tour of the Marais is going to include a drive-by of the Hotel de Sens. So when we showed our friend around Paris during her first time in France, I steered us in that direction. Hotel de Sens really does cut an...More

1  Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We were passing by this site and noted a description of this medieval mansion in our guide book. We were not able to go into Hotel de Sens, but there was a small embroidery exhibit in the Bibliotheque Forney. After that, we went round the...More

Thank 45DegreesNorth
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Our guide book said that this was one of three medieval mansions left in Paris. Being interested we went. The exterior and courtyard are very beautiful. There is a small garden at the rear. There is little to see inside of any medieval interiors. The...More

4  Thank Randy M
Reviewed 6 October 2014

Here is a gem of an exhibit. A spoon maker and collector is displaying a wonderful collection of hundreds of spoons from around the world. Every culture needs spoons and it is so interesting to see the variety. Seeing is believing. A short video on...More

2  Thank DaleRachmeler
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Close to M St. Paul, we learned of this on a paris walks tour. Wonderful garden to sit in. Amazing spotless public bathroom and an exhibit on cutlery that was world class.

1  Thank nycmom22
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