Filed under: Dining
The Buddha-Bar, located in the 8th arrondissement of Paris on the right bank of the River Seine, is a remarkable place with monumental proportions. The bar mezzanine, enlaced by 18th century style wrought-iron balustrades, looks out over the dining area where the gigantic Buddha – the bar's namesake - sits serenely enthroned.
The Buddha-Bar is known for its magical atmosphere and is one of the hot spots of Parisian nightlife. It has also been nominated for a Luxist Awards' Readers' Choice Award for Best Cocktail Lounge.
As soon as you've entered this remarkable place, you'll be enthralled by the charm of its soothing, yet exotic atmosphere. The amber-coloured lighting, rich mahogany furniture, Chinese and Japanese art objects, Khmer statues, decorated wood panels, lush reds and gold, luxurious fabrics and Portuguese mosaics all come together to create an opulent and refined décor.
Gallery: The Buddha-Bar in Paris