This huge, round 18th-century pavilion (formerly known as “La Rotonde”) sits at the southern end of the Bassin de La Villette on place Stalingrad. It originally served as a giant tollbooth (a barrière d’octroi), when “foreign” merchants were obliged to pay a tax to sell their goods in Paris. Today, it houses an art gallery, a restaurant, a wine and beer bar (Le Refuge), a small club, and on warm days, a delightful terrace where you can sip in the sun.
Grand Marché Stalingrad
6–8 pl. de la Bataille de Stalingrad
Our Rating Neighborhood 19th arrondissement Transportation Métro: Stalingrad or Jaurès Phone 01-80-48-33-40 Web site Grand Marché Stalingrad