Welcome to St Denis market, originally known as the Lendit Fair. Come and check out this cosmopolitan marketplace where a myriad of languages are spoken. Stroll among the stalls for a taste of a truly multicultural flavour. In the early twelfth century, a great tradition of trading activities stimulated local trade considerably. Almost all European and near and Far East countries came to trade their goods here.
St Denis market is now located near the Basilica. It is today one of the most popular and biggest open air and indoor markets in the Paris Region. Three days a week: it is more than just an interesting experience. 300 stalls and three different spaces; Walk through the local food stalls and shops, get a taste of exotic goods, spices and alternative fashion. Get an eyeful of sculptures and drums of African origin, colourful Indian-sarees or tailor-made suits.
The market is open on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from 7.30 am to 1.30 pm
The nineteenth century metal architectural building was restored in 2005 with ecological and economic factors in mind that shape the practice of architecture: preserving, restoring and rehabilitating historic buildings and structures.