The district of La Roquette is a neighborhood located in the 11th arrondissement of the French capital. It is the 43rd administrative district of the Paris city. It is bordered by the Boulevard Beaumarchais Boulevard Menilmontant Boulevard Charonne, the Place de la Bastille, the Rue du Chemin-Vert, Street Charonne and the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore.
Contrary to what one might think, the name of the district of La Roquette not just Rocquet, a landowner, but a yellow flower that grew there. It has a great mix of people and is one of the liveliest areas of Paris. The buildings are located in this area are simple and classic style. They are occupied by people of middle class students. The vast majority of buildings were built between the late 19th century and early 20th century. For cons, the houses that took the place of the prison are to receive immigrant families in the 1970s and 1980s. The dynamism of craft and commercial activities particularize this area despite the lack of development work.
The district of La Roquette has a large number of trendy restaurants like the Blue Elephant specializes in Thai cuisine, popular bars, but also contemporary art galleries. It is served by the metro, with lines 1, 2, 5 and 9 of the Paris metro.
Transfer to the district of La Roquette in Paris
The district of La Roquette is a range of 23 km from Orly Airport, 28.7 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 94.1 km from the airport of Beauvais.