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Latin Quarter, Paris

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Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Neighborhood
The Latin Quarter of Paris (French: Quartier latin, IPA: [kaʁtje latɛ̃]) is an area in the 5th and the 6th arrondissements of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne. Known for its student life, lively atmosphere and bistros, the Latin Quarter is the home to a number of higher education establishments besides the university itself, such as the École Normale Supérieure, the École des Mines de Paris, Panthéon-Assas University, the Schola Cantorum, and the Jussieu university campus. Other establishments such as the École Polytechnique have relocated in recent times to more spacious settings. Using our custom trip planner, Paris attractions like Latin Quarter can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • There is so much in this huge part of town. The main feature is the university, plus all of the other schools. They have been here since medieval times. Plus all of the religious institutions that....  more »
  • Very charming and quaint neighborhood with a mix of typical touristy area. Filled with shops, cafes and restaurants. Quick walk to Siene river, Saint Germaine and Notre Dame  more »

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