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Left Bank (Rive Gauche), Paris

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Historic Walking Area
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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TripAdvisor
  • Some days the area is quite quiet and it's wonderful to browse the streets looking at the wonderful architecture. Lots of shops, cafes, museums and art galleries. Easily accessible as you just cross o...  more »
  • I know there are many memorable sights in Paris, but walking the Left Bank and the Right Bank are one of my favorite things to do. Seeing all the sights, the amazing bridges, the museums, Notre Dame, ...  more »
  • Put on your walking shoes to see all of the attractions on the left bank of the Seine. The Ile de la Cite, the Latin Quarter, the Luxembourg Gardens, all within a short walk of each other. Not to ment...  more »
Google
  • 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.