The Latin Quarter & St Germain des Pres
Saint-Germain-des-Prés is an area on the left bank located around the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Known for its student life, lively atmosphere and bistros, the Saint-Germain-des-Prés and Latin Quarter are the home to a number of universities itself. It is also the location to a number of famous cafés (Les Deux Magots and Café de Flore).
The church of St Germain des Pres is defined by its sturdy bell tower in the interior a mixture of different architectural styles, original 6th century pillars support the 12th century choir combined with Gothic vaulting, and also Baroque parts.
The place contains many of the Paris most famous monuments, museums and gardens, ranging from the Institut du Monde Arabe to the Middle Age Musée de Cluny, or the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle in the Jardin des Plantes.
AddressSt Germain des press access map
How to get thereFrom hotel Louvre Marsollier take bus #95 at Pyramides until Jacob in approx 15 minutes
Hotels near The Latin Quarter & St Germain des PresHotel des Grands Hommes
Hotel La belle Juliette Paris
Hotel Design Sorbonne Paris
Hotel du Pantheon Parus
Hotel Henri IV Paris
Hotel Baume St Germain paris
Info Paris (clic below)Paris by Night,
Gay & lesbian info.
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