Looking for the comfort of modern décor and amenities with the cultural antiquity of Paris dating back to the 12th century? Search no further this is the apartment for you! This dazzling light filled apartment, with a minimalist décor, provides you with the modern amenities you need/want (washer/dryer; cable TV/Wi-Fi, A quality kitchenette houses all your essentials (dishwasher, refrigerator, oven, etc.) and the apartment has a clothes washer as well. The shower room boasts a powerful directional shower with a separate WC (toilet room) whilst at the same time sending you back to the 12th century from the moment you enter the building. Once an ancient convent built on the remains of the Temple of Paris, this building was the headquarters of the famed Templars: the religious order that built its fame and fortune during the Crusades before falling into “disgrace” when the King of France felt the threat of their power during the 14th century. The remains of this once massive compound was demolished over the centuries, however, thankfully the main outer walls were incorporated into the modern buildings preserving this precious piece of history. While you are sleeping in a modern queen size bed the walls that surround you are over 700 years old. Want to see more of these remains? Simply step outdoors and go to the “Marché des enfants Rouge”. Make sure to notice the beautiful and magnificent main hall and look towards the wide round recess that is the watchtower where you will see on the image below, just left of the circle. Located on the first floor with no lift this apartment comfortably fits 5 persons with room to spare. Located in the energetic 3rd arrondissement you are within walking distance of Paris’ oldest covered farmers market established in 1628- Marché des Enfants Rouge; Place des Vosges, the oldest planned square in Paris commissioned by Henry IV in 1605 and the Musée Victor Hugo. Paris Rentals by Ruben takes great delight in introducing you to the City of Lights or welcoming you back by presenting you accommodations that combines history with the comfort of the 21st century. Manager Ruben Elmaleh is awaiting your email inquiry, so please contact us anytime with questions. We look forward to welcoming you soon and helping you feel at home here in Paris!