Paris - Latin Quarter (PDF Chapter)
This is the Latin Quarter chapter from Lonely Planet’s Paris guidebook.
The Latin Quarter has been student central for Parisian higher education since the Middle Ages. Rub shoulders with some of France’s greatest literati at the neoclassical Panthéon, or watch men play boules, as they have done so for centuries, at Roman amphitheatre Arènes de Lutèce.
- pay homage to France’s greatest thinkers buried beneath the domed neoclassical Panthéon
- browse the shelves of Shakespeare & Company, Paris’ most magical bookshop, and refuel at its inspirational, literary-themed cafe
- visit the fascinating exhibits inside the stunning Jean Nouvel–designed Institut du Monde Arabe before heading to the roof to admire the panorama
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Sports & Activities.
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