Many of Londons gay bars are clustered around Soho, the traditional centre of Londons LGBT+ scene. However, the range of lesbian and gay bars and clubs in London spans the city, from Vauxhall and Clapham, to gay bars in east London.
How is the gay scene in London?
The gay scene in London is big and diverse. The action centres round Soho with coffee shops spilling onto the pavement, endless shops, bars and clubs. Keep your ear out because there are always LGBT shows, literary events and art festivals happening across the city.
Which arrondissement is the Marais in?
Paris Centre arrondissement Straddling the Paris Centre arrondissement, this district with a village feel was built on marshland (marais in French), hence its name. Parisians and visitors alike love to come here for a leisurely stroll, as it is a great place to spend time and/or go shopping. A closer look at this many-faceted must-see district.
What is the meaning of Marais?
Swamp The etymology of the Marais (The “Swamp”) is often related to the swampy land on which this district has developed. The historical reality of this name is actually much more subtle, and comes from a double-meaning ! In the prehistoric era – about 30,000 to 40,000 years ago – the Seine had two arms.