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Why would anybody spend time in the 9th arrondissement?

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I see so much talk here about Saint Germain des Prés and also the 7th arrondissement that I have to admit that it sometimes dismays me. Many people seem to consider it to be the only acceptable area for North American tourists, except for those iconclasts who prefer the Marais and who feel smug about it;

From time to time, I mention the fact that the 9th arrondissement is the one with the most hotels in Paris (followed by the 10th arrondissement), but I think that most of you will agree with me that these arrondissements are rarely recommended by the crowd here. And yet, they are the areas most preferred by European tourists. Are these people completely wrong in their choice?

I can't really give the answer, because obviously different cultures prefer different experiences. So no matter where you stay in Paris, I would like to suggest that some of you explore a bit more rather than fearing to stray from the Seine.

I just made a little report about the Faubourg Montmartre, which might interest a few people. Perhaps it can convince some of you to wander farther afield: http://tinyurl.com/fbgmontmartre

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