Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, Paris

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The former center of the existentialist movement associated with authors like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir, Saint Germain des Pres Quarter is now a swanky upscale neighborhood. Situated on the Seine River, this area is also an artistic hub, with many prestigious museums, art galleries, and small workshops. The district offers excellent people watching while sitting at one of the many outdoor cafes. You'll know you're in the right neighborhood when you see the famous Benedictine Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés; built in 990 CE, it’s home to one of the oldest bell towers in France. With our online itinerary creator, Paris attractions like Saint Germain des Pres Quarter can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • You've got it all here, the medieval and Renaissance history, important religious buildings, fantastic restaurants and some of the historic cafes of Paris. Not to mention cool neighborhoods and great ...  more »
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  • very interesting, before you go read who frequented it as is to meetings in cafes more representative, the Church is in repairs, it is difficult to see in its splendor and bars crammed of tourists and ' Parisians
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