Paris - Latin Quarter (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Latin Quarter chapter from Lonely Planet’s Paris guidebook.

The centre of Parisian higher education since the Middle Ages, the Latin Quarter takes its name from the classical language spoken here by students and professors until the French Revolution.

  • time-travel back to the Middle Ages at Musée National du Moyen Âge, France’s foremost medieval museum
  • maps
  • visit the fascinating exhibits inside the stunning Jean Nouvel-designed Institut du Monde Arabe before heading to the top to catch the incredible panorama from the roof
  • transport
  • stroll around Paris’ sprawling Jardin des Plantes botanic gardens and visit its historic greenhouses, zoo and the many branches of the Natural History Museum located here
  • restaurants & bars

Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping and Sports & Activities.

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