About: Gobelins - Gare d'Austerlitz - Place d'Italie
The 13th arrondissement is located in the southeast corner of Paris. The neighborhood is primarily residential but also includes the new business district Paris Rive Gauche. Furthermore, the neighborhood serves as one of Paris' transportation hubs. Since the neighborhood has a large population, there are plenty of furnished apartments to be found in the 13th arrondissement.
The 13th arrondissement is home to Gare d'Austerlitz which is one of Paris' main train stations. The station is currently being upgraded so that it can handle more long distance routes including trains to the south and west. At this time the Gare d'Austerlitz station is primarily home to local and regional lines. Also, overnight trains to Barcelona or Madrid, Spain depart from Gare d'Austerlitz.
The 13th arrondissement is also home to the Paris Rive Gauche business district which has been developing since 1990 and includes office and residential buildings. The neighborhood has quickly developed as one of the most important business sites in Paris. The area is also home to the newly built Bibliothèque Nationale François Mitterrand.
The 13th arrondissement also has the largest Chinatown in Paris by size and population. The neighborhood is known for its 2 major Chinese supermarkets Tang Frères and Paristore as well as the many small restaurants in the area.
The 13th arrondissement is a major business and residential center in Paris. With its large number of residents there are always furnished apartments available in the 13th arrondissement to meet a variety of needs.