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Places In Paris You Should Visit That Aren't Overrun With Tourists
Le Dernier Bar avant la Fin du Monde (The Last Bar Before The End of the World) might as well be considered a nerd's wildest dream, as it describes itself as a "space for the expression of imaginary cultures." As a celebration of fantasy and sci-fi, the bar offers ample space to play board games and geek out with your friends over some delicious drinks.
Board Game Nerds
Redesigned a few times since opening in 2009, Pigalle Duperré court is a basketball haven for players and fans — NBA star LeBron James even stopped by it as part of his 2020 "More Than An Athlete" world tour event. One of the best parts of the court is that anyone can walk up and play, making it accessible — and free — for all.
Basketball Heads
A refreshingly different experience, visitors of Nike House of Innovation can get a behind-the-scenes look into how the infamous sneakers are designed, try one-of-a-kind samples in the immersive sports area, or shop through endless walls of shoes for purchase. If you can’t find a pair you like, you can design your own right there in the shop.
Sneaker Culture
It can be fun to go see a movie while visiting another country, but if you don’t speak French, you'll be in luck at the UGC Ciné Cité Les Halles movie theater. The theater offers a ton of movies in their original language, making it easy to find the latest releases in the language viewers understand.
English-Language Movies
The Galeries Lafayette shopping center is always gorgeous, but during the Christmas season it goes all out with animated window installations, beautiful decorations, a massive tree, and visits with Santa Claus at his studio. The center's famed Christmas tree lights up every 30 minutes, making it easy to catch the show while the family visits together.
A Must At Christmas