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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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  • The neighborhood of Paris where I feel the best! There are many important and beautiful monuments.
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  • In addition to important educational institutions, in the Latin Quarter we can find the Pantheon and jardin des Plantes, with several buildings dedicated to the study of animal and plant nature. The Latin Quarter is one of the liveliest neighborhoods in Paris, due in part to the large number of students who make their lives here.
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