The population of Paris is over 2 million on the Ile de France. Paris metropolitan area has a population around 12 000 000. That makes one of the most populated areas in all Europe. Paris is divided in ethnic quarters: Paris China Town, Indian quarter, African, Greek and Arab. Discover the different cultures in Paris. Markets, boutiques and restaurants.
The Chinese quarter in Paris is a favorite place to celebrate Chinese New Yearin Paris. Chinese shops. Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants in Paris. The Asian quarter is located in the 13th arrondissement of Paris. Metro: Place d'Italie. Famous Paris Chinese streets:
Paris restaurants Chinese quarter
Restaurant Chine Massena: 13, place de Venetie. Metro: Porte d'Ivry. Food: dim sum, noodle soup, seafood tray.
Rouammit & Huong Lan: 103 Avenue d'Ivry. Metro: Tolbiac. Thai restaurant, sticky rice.
Le Bambou: 70 Rue Baudricourt. Food: Pho
Paris African quarter is called Paris Little Africa or La Goutte d'Or in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. Located between the boulevard Barbes and la Goutte d'or street. Metro: Chateau Rouge. Find African shops and Market on the rue Dejean products. Products from Senegal, Cameroon, Ghana... African streets in Paris:
Paris African restaurants
Mini-Resto: rue des Poissoniers. Specialty of n'dole, gombos, an okra stew, Cameroon cuisine.
Restaurant Nioumre: 7 Rue Poissonniers. Food: yassa (spicy marinated chicken or Fish), Kandia soup...
Paris Arab quarter is a small neighborhood of shops and market of Barbes. The atmosphere is like Marrakech! The population of Paris includes today Arabs, the largest ethnic minority in the country. The Institut du monde Arabe is a very nice building in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. Metro: Barbes-Rochechouart. Arab streets in Paris
Founti Agadir: 117 Rue Monge 5th arrondissement. Subway: Censier - Daubenton. Cuisine: tagine (food is cooked in a special pot) with lamb, chicken, quails; couscous (semolina wheat) royal (lamb, chicken, merguez), mechoui (roasted lamb).
Restaurant de La Mosquée de Paris: 39 Rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 5tharrondissement. Specialties: brik (fried filled pastry) with egg tuna, tagines, couscous and oriental pastries, mint tea, maure coffee. Amazing decor.
Jewish comunity is in the 4th arrondissement of Paris. Paris Jewish quarter is located in Le Marais. The rue des Rosiers is mainly the center of the Jewish quarter. Not far to the synagogue on 10 rue Pavee. Jewish streets in Paris
Famous places to eat
Micky's Deli: 23 Rue Des Rosiers 4th arrondissement. Metro: St Paul. Food: hot pastrami sandwich (delicatessen meat with beef), burgers.
L'As du Falafel: 34 Rue des Rosiers. Metro: Saint-Paul. Specialty: fallafel.
Paris Greek quarter is in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. Metro: Saint-Michel. Famous streets in Paris:
Greek restaurants in Paris:
Mythos: 11 Rue de la Huchette 5th arrondissement. Metro: Saint-Michel. Food: moussaka (eggplant and tomato with layers of meat with white sauce and baked)
La Taverne Grecque: 8 Rue de la Huchette. Metro: Saint-Michel.
Paris Indian quarter is located in the 10th arrondissement. Metro: La Chapelle. Don't miss the passage Brady where to find spices shops, Indian restaurants.
Pooja: 91 passage Prady. Authentic indian cuisine. Food: dhal (pulse of lentils)...
Chettinadu: 15 rue Cail. Metro: Gare du Nord.
Other ethnic groups in the population of Paris: Japanese, Italian...
Arc de Triomphe
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Boulogne
Jardin du Luxembourg
Philharmonie de Paris