"Quartier Latin" Latin Quarter Tip by draguza

Latin Quarter, Paris: 16 reviews and 18 photos

  Quartier Latin
by draguza

Favorite thing: 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 des Mines and the Jussieu university campus.

Nowadays it is a very touristic place with lots of restaurants, Cafès, bars

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 16, 2005
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