9th Arrondissement

9th Arrondissement Travel Guide

Articles about 9th Arrondissement

By Alexandra Marshall

Hotels in 9th Arrondissement

As its name suggests, the four-star Banke Hotel was once a bank. Located in the Opera district of the ninth arrondissement and a short stroll from the Galeries Lafayette, the heart of this hotel is an extravagant lobby with an arched colonnade, colored in deep reds and gold.

Restaurants in 9th Arrondissement

With their belts cinched depressingly below their stomachs, sagging jacket linings, and gaping pants pockets, the functionaries and low-level businessmen in whom this district seems to specialize are not lovely to look at, but they do know their food, and they recognize value.

Things to do in 9th Arrondissement

The biggest luxury department store in Europe, Galeries Lafayette opened in 1893 and is now home to hundreds of designer shops as well as the world’s largest perfumery.