Go Back  Fodor's Travel Talk Forums > Destinations > Europe
Reload this Page >

choose between rue mandar and rue de turenne

choose between rue mandar and rue de turenne

Old Mar 8th, 2010, 04:42 PM
Original Poster
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 85
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
choose between rue mandar and rue de turenne


Which flat would you choose between one on rue mandar and rue de turenne. Which street would be less busy or more central? Thanks.
phatfree is offline  
Old Mar 9th, 2010, 05:05 AM
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 18
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
We stayed in an apartment on rue Marie Stuart in 2008. It's just off of rue Montorgueil, a pedestrian only street filled with shops, cafes, restaurants and the world famous Stohrer's Patisserie. On the other side of rue Montorgueil is rue Mandar, which connects with rue Montmartre, an open air market on Sundays. We walked rue Mandar. It is relatively quiet. We feel it is an excellent location, and centrally located within walking distance of Ile de Cite, Louvre, etc. It is about as good a location as you can get.
ShutterbugBill is offline  
Old Mar 9th, 2010, 06:15 AM
Join Date: Feb 2003
Posts: 1,324
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I really like both of those locations, you can't go wrong. I was just staying in the Marais close by Rue de Turenne, it's a great location.
susanna is offline  
Old Mar 9th, 2010, 09:23 AM
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 3,396
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
rue Mandar is Pedestrian only, if that helps. I don't recall much pedestrian traffic on it at all when we stayed on rue de la Jussienne. We used Mandar to get to rue Montorgueil. If it's in the middle of the block, you should be fine with noise. On the west end, Le Tambour is located across the street and is open until 6:00 a.m., which may have some noise associated with it.
apersuader65 is offline  
Old Mar 9th, 2010, 10:21 AM
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 20,438
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Rue de Turenne is less central, if you're defining in relation to, say, Notre Dame. It has a fair amount of traffic, but isn't a major through road. I would want to know the exact address: as you will see on the map, it runs from the very chic, by the place des Vosges, up to place de la République, by which point it is a bit more workaday (none the worse for that, in my view, but it's all a matter of taste).
PatrickLondon is offline  
Old Mar 9th, 2010, 12:33 PM
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 559
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Although, Rue Mandar is a pedestrian only street that does not stop the motorcycles. Our windows faced the street and the bed was next to the windows. I am a very light sleeper. the street is tile so I could hear folks walking by late at night. The level of street noise there was not intolerable but there is some street noise. Paris is a big busy city after all.
Suzanne2 is offline  
Related Topics
Original Poster
Last Post
Apr 30th, 2010 11:23 PM
Apr 27th, 2009 08:59 PM
Aug 1st, 2008 10:25 AM
Feb 27th, 2006 08:21 PM
Jun 25th, 2004 12:32 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:46 PM.