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Rue Crémieux: The Pastel Street of Paris

Located in the 12th arrondissement is Rue Crémieux, a cobblestone street lined with pastel-colored houses. This enchanting street is a stone throw away from Gare de Lyon, but it is tucked away amongst the busy boulevards and avenues of the city, providing a pleasant break the bustling tourist crowds. In fact, I was so surprised that there were barely any tourists at all. We visited during the weekend, and the only people who were there were us, a couple, and a small group of friends. Aside from the lovely colors and the quirky art painted on several houses, Rue Crémieux is also showing a different side of Paris, one that has not been touched by Baron Haussmann during his renovation of the city during the Second French Empire.

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Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

Rue Crémieux in Paris, France

What’s your favorite among the colored houses featured?

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    Nana
    December 19, 2016 at 10:48 AM

    My gosh, this pastel street is like my dream street to live in. My favourite has got to be the pastel pink one (as you can see from my blog’s colour theme choice haha)! I really love how you edited the photos as well, they look so dreamy :)

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