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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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  • I liked this side as well. It's not as posh as the roght side, but exactly because of this, you don't need to fight for space as you walk around. 
  • The left bank of the Seine is very pleasant to walk and evokes memories of other times. It is worth to dedicate a few hours to stroll by the huge area.
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  • The left bank is distinguished from literary Latin quarter made of historical literary cafes, streets with shops in addition to Gothic churches and universities famous as the Sorbonne and the famous Cathedral of St Germain des près, but is this way that fits even the Musée d'Orsay ... What about ... an area not to be missed!
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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.