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Great Neighborhood

This is the upslope in the 5th in Paris, uphill through the Latin Quarter. Lots of academic... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Nice Part of Latin Quarter

I recently stayed for 11 nights in a hotel near the bottom of this hill, which overlooks the Left... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is the upslope in the 5th in Paris, uphill through the Latin Quarter. Lots of academic institutions here, lots of old Paris in architecture. And lots of cool cafes and restaurants. Fun place.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I recently stayed for 11 nights in a hotel near the bottom of this hill, which overlooks the Left Bank of the Seine. I enjoyed this area of the Latin Quarter immensely. It brims with students, because of the institutions of higher learning nearby; bars;...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We headed directly to the Pantheon but then found out it was closed. We walked around looking for something to eat and get out of the sun. We did that as this street has many dining choices all with the backdrop of the Pantheon and...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The Rue de la Montagne Saint Genevieve is a greet in Paris adjacent to the church and near to the Pantheon. Would I consider it a tourist attraction? No. There’s nothing special in this street, architecture or cafes or otherwise, it’s just another street to...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is the heart of the university and academic quarter of Paris, so full of book stores and cafes that students frequent. Also full of historic sites to explore. Lively area.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This slope leads one up from the Seine into the lovely 5th Arrondisement, and into the middle of the university area, full of academic buildings. Lots of inexpensive restaurants, some quite good. Historic old Paris, perfect for wandering.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

So I thought we'd just look in BUT with the Musee pass you look all around and for 1 € you can look over the city in an exterior promenade 208 steps up - amazing! crypts in the basement include Braille, Curie and Dumas and...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Discovered this by accident when visiting the Pantheon. Beautiful area of Paris, only a short walk from the Ile de la Cite. Lots of interesting restaurants, quaint winding streets. The church is beautiful, light, with great unusual stained glass windows.

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Reviewed 14 March 2012

Quaint old streets, variety of bars and restaurants plus backdrop of Pantheon, Beautiful quartier.

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
...More
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