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Latin Quarter, Paris

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The Latin Quarter of Paris (French: Quartier latin, IPA: [kaʁtje latɛ̃]) is an area in the 5th and the 6th arrondissements of Paris. It is situated on the left bank of the Seine, around the Sorbonne. Known for its student life, lively atmosphere and bistros, the Latin Quarter is the home to a number of higher education establishments besides the university itself, such as the École Normale Supérieure, the École des Mines de Paris, Panthéon-Assas University, the Schola Cantorum, and the Jussieu university campus. Other establishments such as the École Polytechnique have relocated in recent times to more spacious settings. Using our custom trip planner, Paris attractions like Latin Quarter can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Centered on the Sorbonne's main university campus, the area is graced with beautiful fountains and trees. International students no longer speak Latin here, but it remains lively and has outstanding.....  more »
  • The Saint-Michel Neighborhood, Shakespeare & Company Bookshop, Soak in Medieval Art at the Musée Cluny, the Pantheon, Art-House Cinema, Old Sorbonne University...thanks for everything...Ramona rorvik  more »

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