Where should you avoid in Paris?
Areas to avoid
- Gare du Nord/Gare de l’Est area in the evening (located in the 10th arrondissement)
- Châtelet les Halles in the evening (located in the first arrondissement)
- Northern 19th arrondissement in the evening.
- Porte de Montreuil after dark.
- Bois de Boulogne in the evening.
Is it dangerous to live in Paris?
For one of the largest cities in Europe and one of the most touristed cities in the world, Paris is quite safe. Virtually all neighborhoods are considered safe. There is a very low risk of violent crime. … You’ll also find petty crime around the major train stations like Gare du Nord, which is a bit shady late at night.
Is there a lot of crime in Paris?
Violent crime is relatively uncommon in the city centre. … Pickpockets are very active on the rail link from Charles de Gaulle Airport to the city centre. The Paris Police Prefecture publishes a pamphlet entitled “Paris in Complete Safety” that provides practical advice and useful telephone numbers for visitors.
Is Paris safer than New York?
On the whole Paris is a MUCH SAFER city for visitors—but SEVERAL factors of magnitude–than New York City…at almost any time of day or night.