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The Carrousel du Louvre Shopping Center


Chic Shopping, Seven Days a Week:

The Carrousel du Louvre is a favorite Paris shopping center among locals and visitors alike: open 7 days a week, the upscale center features dozens of shops, a gourmet food court with some 14 restaurants, and an elegant and airy setting. The bottom section of the famous glass Pyramide du Louvre (Louvre Pyramid), designed by Chinese architect IM Pei, is visible from one wing of the shopping center. In addition, the Carrousel du Louvre includes an extensive exhibition space where major annual events like the Paris Photo exhibit are held.

All levels of the Carrousel du Louvre are accessible to disabled visitors.

Carrousel du Louvre Location and Contact Information:

Address: 99, rue de Rivoli (take the escalators downstairs to access the center)
Metro: Palais Royal-Musée du Louvre (Line 1)
Buses: Lines 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95
Parking: Avenue du Général Lemonnier (700 spaces available)
Information by telephone: 33(0)1 43 16 47 10
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Carrousel du Louvre Opening Hours:

The Carrousel du Louvre is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Restaurants are open during the same hours. With a few exceptions, shops are open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., 7 days a week.

Carrousel du Louvre Shops and Highlights:

The shopping center features fashion, home design, gifts, books, and many other specialist boutiques. Jewelry, gifts, and home decoration are strong suits at the Carrousel, while fashion is not as emphasized. Alongside smaller local boutiques, better-known brands and stores at the center include:

  • Apple Store (opened in 2009)
  • L'Occitane en Provence
  • Virgin Megastore
  • Esprit
  • Sephora
  • Swarovski
  • Bodum
  • Lalique
  • Hertz Car Rental

Dining at the Carrousel du Louvre :

The mezzanine-level "Universal Resto" food court offers 13 gourmet food stalls with delicacies from around the world, including French, Moroccan, Japanese, or Mexican. All major credit cards accepted. If you want to pick up something to nibble later, try the Ragueneau/Patisserie du Louvre pastry shop on the same level of the shopping center.

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