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Paris' Newest Apple Store Is Least Apple-Like Store Yet

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It's also the most beautiful, keeping all of the original fittings from the old bank that was once situated there. Instead of using their typical chrome-and-glass stairs, Apple thankfully chose to keep the stunning carved wooden stairs and wrought-iron railings.


It opened to the public Saturday gone, and caused queues around the block as Parisian Apple fans jollied to get their hands on the iPhone 4 and iPad. Situated facing the famous Opera de Paris, the Apple Opéra Store still has the mosaic tile floor, marble columns and other features that make it decidedly "French." [Apple via Fortune]