"A great department store." Galeries Lafayette Tip by jrs1234

Galeries Lafayette, Paris: 78 reviews and 135 photos

  Under the dome @ Galeries Lafayette
by jrs1234

The Galeries Lafayette is a huge department store and you don't have to be a fanatical shopper to enjoy it. First of all it has a spectacular dome which is well worth going in to see, even if you don't end up buying anything. In addition to that, go up to the top and there's a great (free) view from a terrace. It's not quite as good as when it's raining, alas (it chucked it down when I was there) - but I did console myself with an excellent but pricey lunch in the cafe on the top floor.

Note that it's closed Sundays, but it's open from 9.30am - 7.30am (9pm Thurs) during the rest of the week.

Address: 40 Blvd Haussmann
Directions: Near the opera; Chausee d'Antin metro is right outside.
Theme: Department Store
Website: http://www.galerieslafayette.com/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 6, 2004
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