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Preplanned City Guides and Travel Itineraries

Galeries Lafayette

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Galeries Lafayette.

Galeries Lafayette features in these preplanned City Guides:

3-day Paris City Guide5-day Paris City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Amazing department store
  • Unique (shopping) experience

Time required: 90 minutes

Phone: +33 1 42 82 34 56

Web site: http://www.galerieslafay...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 8pm
Thursday: 9:30am - 9pm
Sunday: Closed

Public transport:

  • Metro Line 9: Chaussée d'Antin La Fayette station
  • Metro Line 7: Chaussée d'Antin La Fayette station

Address: 40, boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris

Things you need to know:

  • Galeries Lafayette is a luxurious department store with an amazing selection of nearly everything
  • Opened in 1894 it is a fine example of Belle Epoque architecture
  • It was modeled after a Mideastern bazaar
  • Cutting-edge designer collections, jewelry and accessories, home furnishings, and cosmetics are all sold here
  • It features a fabulous gourmet food market, Lafayette Gourmet, which satisfies even the most critical foodies
  • The 7th floor offers great views
  • The building itself and its atmosphere make it worth visiting even for those who don't want to buy anything

What to do there:

  • Enter the luxurious department store
  • Discover the many exclusive shops
  • Do not miss the stunning dome ceiling and balconies in the centre of the store
  • Visit the Food Hall (Lafayette Gourmet)
  • Finish your visit at the terrace on seventh floor for beautiful views

Tips & Insights:

  • Essential stop for fashion enthusiasts

Galeries Lafayette features in these preplanned City Guides: