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La Sorbonne, Paris
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La Sorbonne reopenedin 2014 after three years of renovation work on this historical medieval building in the Latin Quarter, home of the former University of Paris. The library is famous for its collection of more than 2 million works. Today the site houses several higher education and research institutions such as Paris-Sorbonne University. The only remnant of the old 1253 college is the traces of the chapel visible in the courtyard. Amphitheaters, test rooms, labs, and will keep you busy while you admire the building's 17th-century architecture. Plan to see La Sorbonne and other attractions that appeal to you using our Paris trip itinerary planner.
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  • I had heard so much about the Sorbonne and now I was seeing it with my own eyes at the Latin Quarter. I was quite excited. This is the place where pure French in taught. This university has been in ex...  more »
  • Imposing structure and of artistic and historical importance. Hosts classes of letters (to understand different languages, arts and letters). Pity that the visit can be done only if booked in advance.
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  • Dreams come true is the first thing that comes to mind because I always dreamed to study at the Sorbonne, and I succeeded. Therefore, I cannot but say that the Sorbonne is truly the cradle of history and students because it is one of the most ancient universities in Europe. Mysterious, magical, enchanting atmosphere reigns here in every corner.
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  • A very historical place
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