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Le Panthéon

By annesophie
March 3, 2011
Panthéon (photo :

This basilica would be a fitting tribute to any number of great people from French history. King Louis XV commissioned the architect Soufflot to design a great building for him in 1755. It was to be dedicated to Saint Geneviéve who was buried in an earlier basilica in 512 and whom the king credited with [...]

Quartier Latin

By annesophie
March 3, 2011
Notre Dame (photo :

The Quartier Latin (Latin Quarter) is an area in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, France, around the Sorbonne University. The name derives from the Latin language, which was widely spoken in the Middle Ages in and around the University. It currently still houses various higher education establishments, such as the École Normale Supérieure, the École [...]

Place Saint Michel

By annesophie
February 25, 2011
Place saint Michel

Place Saint-Michel is located on the Left Bank of Paris, France in the Latin Quarter of the sixth arrondissement. The cross-roads square exists at the intersection of several streets including: Quai Saint-Michel, Boulevard Saint-Michel, Quai des Grandes-Augustus, and Pont Saint-Michel, which connects with Boulevard du Palais on l’Ile de la Cite. A connection by a [...]


By Martin
December 4, 2010
Paris Panorama (photo:

Paris is divided in 20 sections called arrondissement, each arrondissement has it’s own peculiarities and differences. Below we’ve plotted some of the monuments that are related to each of these arrondissement. Now Paris also has districts, such as Saint Germain, Latin Quarter, Montparnasse and more these districts are again different, for example Latin Quarter is straddled on [...]

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