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Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris

November 12, 2020
Moving to Paris may be a dream to many, but if you don't pick the right area for you, it can be the ultimate nightmare. There's nothing worse than staying at a place where you're not a perfect fit. You'll waste your time, you won't get used to it, and even worse, you might even make a few enemies. Paris is made up of 20 arrondissements, each more different than the next. you have to choose the one that's best for you and your lifestyle. Now, if you're a lover of sweets, fashion, and a good balance of peace and excitement, the 9th arrondissement is for you!
Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris


The Sweet Side of Paris

Paris is all about the sweets. They have their classic pastries, seasonal treats, desserts for special occasions, and more! There's arguably no other city that's as devoted to sweetness as the French capital. Most especially its 9th arrondissement. This part of the city has a flurry of patisseries, cafés, and more that serve some saccharine dishes you'd no-less drool over. One, in particular, À la Mère de Famille, is regarded as the very first sweets shop in Paris. You could see it from its old-school ambiance and its expertise in all things sweet. From sumptuous chocolate to colorful macarons, you can satisfy your sweet-tooth in the 9th arrondissement with no problem!
Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris
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Paris' Best Shopping Centers

If you're a shopaholic, you'll appreciate living in the 9th arrondissement! Why? Because it's here where two of the biggest well-known grand magasins (department stores) are located. One is Galeries Lafayette, a mecca for designer clothing in the fashion capital. All the big names are sold here, as well as some emerging ones that fashionista ought to know about! Another is Printemps, a stunning monument to all things beautiful. It's said to have been the first store to have electricity in the French capital. And like Galeries Lafayette, there are all sorts of fashion find not to be missed here.
Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris
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The Hip 'SoPi' District

Hip cocktail bars, lively restaurants, and elegant brasseries—these are what you should expect in 'SoPi.' It's the hip district just south of the Pigalle metro station, making it easy to get to via public transport. Very much like New York and London's SoHo (even imitating the shortcut name), this is the nightlife hotspot of Paris' 9th arrondissement. It's where you retreat to after a long day at work yet you still have the energy for drinks with friends. Or where your new friend in Paris is probably celebrating her birthday. Hip and trendy, they take joie de vivre seriously in this part of the city!
Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris
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Great Entertainment at Night

Speaking of nightlife, if you're more into entertaining yourself than drinking the night away, you have to major options here in the 9th arrondissement. One is more sophisticated and traditional, while the other is a lot more exotic, modern, and a little bit taboo. The former is, of course, going to see a show at La Opera Garnier, arguably the world's most famous opera house. Apart from it being a major monument in the French capital, it also still holds shows and operates as a real theater. The latter, on the other hand, is Folies Bergère, one of Paris' best cabarets. A glamorous show that presents both elegance and eroticism in equal measure.
Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris
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Luxurious Hotels in The Arrondissement

InterContinental Paris Le Grand, Banke Hotel, and Hotel George Sand—these are just some of the luxurious hotels you'll find in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. Each as lavish and as relaxing as the next, they're perfect for accommodating you when you're in Paris as a tourist. But what about when you're in Paris as a resident? What good are these hotels for you? Well, for one thing, they'd be great places to take your clients out on a business lunch! And another thing, they're perfect for some much-needed staycation! After all, what's living in Paris without a little pampering, right?
Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris
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A Perfect Combination of Liveliness and Peace

When you move to Paris, you're probably expecting a life where you'll bump into many tourists, have coffee in crowded cafes, and the like, right? Well, that's not exactly all of what Paris is. Granted some parts are quieter than others. it's places like the 9th arrondissement where you'll get a nice balance of both. In this part of the city, it's lively enough that it won't get boring. But also, it's peaceful enough that you can still get a good night's sleep. So, in a way, you could say that it's a perfect place to call home, right?
Top Reasons to Move to the 9th Arrondissement of Paris
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What to expect in Paris' 9th arrondissement? Balance! A nice balance of liveliness and peace that'll make for a great new hometown! After all, you do need both to live an exciting yet trouble-free life right? And here in the 9th arrondissement, you'll get that and more!

Furthermore, it's better if you get a luxury apartment for your home here. Anything else wouldn't feel right!




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