Hotels in Gare du Nord
Gare du Nord Hotels
Gare du Nord Details
As such an important and prominent transport hub, the surroundings of Gare du Nord are a desirable place to stay in Paris. From here, visitors have easy access to nearby Gare de lEst and to the popular district of Montmartre. Gare du Nord is the main passenger link to northern France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany, and Belgium. This terminal is one of six large terminus stations in Paris. Gare du Nord acts as a useful connection point for the RER train from Charles de Gaulle Airport and two metro lines that connect the north of Paris to the south.
Gare du Nord is housed in a beautiful building, designed by Jacques Ignace Hittorff. Besides the platforms, this building also hosts cafes, a currency exchange, newspaper stands, and a gift shop. For travelers convenience there are e-ticket collection machines, as well as wireless internet access and a registered baggage service. The station is decorated with a series of sculptures that represent cities served by the Chemin de Fer du Nord Railway Company. Among the cities represented are Paris, London, Vienna, Brussels, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Frankfurt, and Berlin. The sculptures were created by artists including Jean Louis Nicolas Jaley, Francois Jouffroy, Jean Joseph Perraud, and Pierre Jules Cavelier.
Address:18 Rue de Dunkerque, 75010 Paris, France