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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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  • Latin quarter begins just south of the Cite isle across the Seine. When crossing one of the bridges first to encounter are the vintage book sellers along the banks. That's the first sign you're...  more »
  • Very cute and pleasant part of Paris packed with nice little restaurants and coffee shops. Epicentre of academic education. Gorgeous architecture abundant.  more »
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