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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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  • Visit this place is very special, so it represents and the story. Worth knowing and feeling this "Pantheon of knowledge"
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  • Amazing visit to this iconic university. Lots of history to learn about the great professors who taught there. Architecture is really beautiful.  more »
  • Student has the Sorbonne I know every stone of this building majestic filled with wonderful frescoes decorations filled with stories with a library worthy of American movies with green lamps. The cour d'honneur is dream with its view of the tomb of cardinal richelieu access is open to visitors only during the heritage day
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  • A very historical place
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