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Mar 8th, 2010, 05:42 PM
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choose between rue mandar and rue de turenne

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Which flat would you choose between one on rue mandar and rue de turenne. Which street would be less busy or more central? Thanks.
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Mar 9th, 2010, 06:05 AM
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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.
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Mar 9th, 2010, 07:15 AM
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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.
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Mar 9th, 2010, 10:23 AM
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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.
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Mar 9th, 2010, 11:21 AM
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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).
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Mar 9th, 2010, 01:33 PM
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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.
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