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Latin Quarter, Paris

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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. Take a look at our Paris vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Latin Quarter and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • He must take his time, have planned a route and, as in Venice, get lost after counting the Place Furstemberg street lights.
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  • Walking distance from everything. Close to the underground. Numerous places to eat including restaurants, bakeries, Gyro shops (Cheap and delicious). And somewhat less expensive for lodging with quain...  more »