Galeries Lafayette is a popular, up-scale French department store chain. While the first store was opened in Paris, France, today, not only are there numerous other stores in France, but also a number of stores in countries around the world, such as Dubai, Jakarta, Milan, Berlin and Beijing. The flagship store, on Boulevard Haussmann is known for its extravagant interior. In addition to the selection of upmarket products sold here, there is also a cultural space known as Galerie des Galeries. Galeries Lafayette offers a variety of luxury products, ranging from clothes for men, women and kids and fragrances, to accessories, beauty products, and household items. Galeries Lafayette also offers a delicious selection of high-end food products and gourmet cuisine under the brand Lafayette Gourmet. Those not looking to shop will definitely find the guided tours of Galeries Lafayette Haussmann interesting. Here they will learn interesting facts about the store as well as its history.
Monday to Saturday: 9.30am to 8.00pm (Thursday evenings until 9.00pm)
Around 2 to 3 hours, or for the duration of a guided tour
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
As much of the store as possible
While Muslims visiting Galeries Lafayette on Boulevard Haussmann will not be able to find prayer facilities at the store, they can make use of the facilities offered at one of the numerous mosques or Islamic Centers in Paris, such as the Grande Mosquée de Paris, Mosquée El Fatih and Mosquée Attaqwa.
Galeries Lafayette on Boulevard Haussmann has numerous restaurants and cafés to suit all tastes. Visitors will be able to dine on sushi, burgers, Indian curries, Mediterranean cuisine, gourmet items, and much more while here. Muslims visiting the store will however have to opt for suitable seafood and vegetarian dishes, as non-Halal ingredients are sure to be widely used. Muslim visitors will also be able to find several Halal restaurants in the city of Paris.