Paris'3rd arrondissement comprises the northern and older section of the historic Marais neighborhood, which is a popular residential area in Paris due to its many restaurants, markets and its variety of shopping. There are many furnished apartments available in the 3rd arrondissement that cater to the need of both short and long term travelers.
Some of the most important features of the Marais in the 3rd arrondissement include the large collection of Museums ranging from the important Musée Picasso to the Musée d'Art et d'Historie du Judaïsme and many more. Furthermore, there are many historic churches as well as Paris' oldest preserved house which was built in 1407. On top of that there are open air markets where you can find fresh foods, a covered flea market and plenty of local shops. The 3rd arrondissement is also home to one of Paris' fastest growing Chinatown neighborhoods along rue au Maire.
The 3rd arrondissement, which includes the Marais, offers many of the features that people looking for furnished apartments desire: a central location, great shops and restaurants plus strong ties to the culture and history of Paris.