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5th arrondissement, Paris

5th arrondissement in Paris

5th arrondissement of Paris, the Panthéon arrondissement is one of the 20 municipal Parisian arrondissements, the oldest district of the city, located on the left bank of the Seine, a significant part of the arrondissement is occupied by the hill of St. Genevieve. The district includes the so-called Latin Quarter, the construction of which by the Romans began in antiquity. The construction of the Roman town Lutetia dates back from the 1st century BC. The Roman city then developed around the cardo maximus, the north-south axis found in all Roman cities, the current rue Saint-Jacques, following an urban layout of perpendicular streets. The city center is located at rue Saint-Jacques, 172 and 174, that is, at the top of Mount Sainte-Genevieve. The Decumanus, the main east-west axis, has no fixed route in Paris.

The city forum was located in the 1st century in the current area of ​​rue Soufflot, between the boulevard Saint-Michel and the rue Saint-Jacques. This forum then extended roughly from the rue Coujas to the rue Malebranche. The ancient city also included the baths at the corner of the Boulevard Saint-Michel and the Boulevard Saint-Germain, and next to the current Collège de France.

In the south it borders on the 14th, in the west on the 6th arrondissement, in the east on the 13th, in the north on the 4th arrondissement of Paris (opposite coast). Three bridges connect the territory of the district with the island of Cite, two - with the island of St. Louis.

There is a wide variety of cafes and restaurants and souvenir shops.

Attractions and interesting places:
Arenas of Lutetia
Latin quarter
Shakespeare & Co Bookstore
Arenas of Lutetia
College de France
Museum of the Middle Ages (Palace of the Abbots of Cluny)
Baths of Cluny
Arab World Institute
Church of Saint-Severin
Church of Saint-Medar
Church ofSaint-Julien-le-Pauvre
Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont
Abbey of Val-de-Grâce
Botanical Garden
Hotel de Cluny

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Best rated hotels located in 5th arrondissement of Paris

Maison Colbert Member of Melia Collection 5*
Seven Hotel 4*
Hotel Jardin de Cluny 4*
Hotel Parc Saint-Severin - Esprit de France 4*
La Maison d'Anne 4*
Royal Saint Michel 4*
Hotel de L'Esperance 4*
Serotel Lutèce 4*
Select Hotel 4*
Hotel La Lanterne & Spa 4*
Hotel le Lapin Blanc 4*
Hotel Atmospheres 4*
Les Jardins Du Luxembourg 4*
Hotel Montecristo 4*
Les Rives de Notre-Dame 4*
Hotel Parc Saint-Severin - Esprit de France 4*
Hotel Residence Henri IV 4*
Hotel Le petit Paris 4*
Hotel Les Dames du Panthéon 4*
Hotel Monge 4*
French Theory 3*
Hotel Minerve 3*
Hotel du Levant 3*
Hotel Oratio 3*
Hotel Albe Saint Michel 3*
Hotel Design Sorbonne 3*
Hotel Henri IV Rive Gauche 3*
Hotel des Grandes Ecoles 3*
Hotel de Notre-Dame 3*
Hotel Saint Christophe 3*
Hotel Abbatial Saint Germain 3*
Hotel Maxim Quartier Latin 3*
Hotel du College de France 3*
Hotel Elysa-Luxembourg 3*
Hotel Moderne Saint Germain 3*
Europe Saint Severin-Paris Notre Dame 3*
Hotel Vendome Saint-Germain 3*
Paris Art Hotel Quartier Latin by Malone 3*
Hotel Apolonia Paris Mouffetard, Sure Hotel Collection by Best Western 3*
Hotel De Suez 2*
Familia Hotel 2*
Hotel Pierre Nicole 2*

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5th arrondissement, Paris

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5th arrondissement, Paris

5th arrondissement, Paris

Paris Metro stations are Ecole Militaire, Bir-Hakeim, Invalides, La Tour-Maubourg, Saint-François-Xavier, Duroc, Solferino, Solférino, Rue du Bac.

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