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Left Bank (Rive Gauche), Paris

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Left Bank (Rive Gauche) is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris. Here, you’ll find the river flows roughly westward, cutting the city in two. The area is widely known for its once famous inhabitants, such as celebrated artist Pablo Picasso, who lived on the Left Bank throughout the war years.

When you visit now, Left Bank (Rive Gauche) is an affluent neighborhood of middle class homes, shopping boutiques, and restaurants, and also encompasses many of the city’s most renowned attractions. You’ll find the iconic Eiffel Tower, the creative hub of Saint-Germain-des-Pres, and the Latin Quarter, which holds some of the most stunning architecture in Paris. Before you head to Paris, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Paris itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Paris has to offer, including Left Bank (Rive Gauche).
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  • Wonderful time.. in all of Paris..we walked a lot make sure you have comfortable shoes and an umbrella...lines were short if you start off early..  more »
  • On the left bank focused a lot of cultural sites, tourist attractions. Many beautiful streets and parks. The Latin quarter, the Luxembourg Gardens, Eiffel Tower. Go here and feel the holiday.
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  • This Café Restaurant gives back on the Court of Commerce Saint André. where was built the first Guillotine by a certain Tobias Schmidt, maker of harpsichords. A plate on the back of the Procopius remind you. Mediocre food, but mythical.
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  • Very central. Nice rooms. Perfect for the price
  • Lovely hotel, with cute rooms and friendly staff. Location is great, definitely recommend
  • We had the most perfect stay at this quaint, yet very good located hotel.
  • Excellent staff. Madame lorrette has always been friendly, professional and extremely helpful. We have stayed 4 times and are getting ready for a 5th trip spring 2016. Can't wait.
  • Very professional and accommodating staff. I love this place.