Where to Shop in Paris: 8 Most Iconic Covered Passages

In this video, you'll discover 8 of the best places to shop in Paris featuring the most charming Covered Passages (1800's Antique Shopping Malls) including The Arcades at Palais Royal, Galerie Vivienne, Passage Jouffroy, Passage des Panoramas, Passage Verdeau, Passage Choiseul, Passage du Grand Cerf & Galerie Vero-Dodat.

To really understand the covered passages, imagine what it was like to shop before the streets had cobblestone. Roads were dirty and muddy. It was hot in the summer and cold in the winter. Manufacturers and merchants brought their wares to crowded street markets. If the merchants weren't coming to see you at the palace, shopping was an errand to be endured.


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