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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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  • 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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  • Paris left side is the symbol of the non-bourgeois part of the city, the area that I like most is the Latin quarter with its typical bars and restaurants are mandatory, should be let go and explore it blindly, in each corner are amazing places, an area not to be missed
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  • The rive gauche is the artistic and cultural heart of Paris. In fact, walking through its streets, we find very important monuments like the Pantheon, or the Latin quarter, Luxembourg Gardens, Saint Germaine de pres, the Sorbonne. "it's a beautiful walk that endears. very nice and also browse through the stalls along the Seine where are exposed prints (some say). Since I wanted to bring a memento to my husband, I walked among the stalls is finally I found one very beautiful ... price fight and finally I got it for £ 150. Happy with my purchase (also because I do not understand and believe in people ... I thought the French were serious) I come home and the port from the framer (it was his Christmas present). What a disappointment when told of old had nothing! Anyway we had a lovely frame and my husband put it together with the other old prints. I obviously haven't had the courage to say anything. So watch out!!
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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.