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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-Etienne-du-Mont
Abbey of Val-de-Grâce
Botanical Garden
Hotel de Cluny

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Best Cefes

There are several charming cafes in Paris 5, also near iconic Pantheon.

Cafe de la Nouvelle Mairie - a cozy, traditional cafe with a lovely terrace. They serve excellent coffee and have a great selection of pastries.

Cafe Panis - this cafe overlooks the Seine River and Notre Dame Cathedral. It's a picturesque place to enjoy a meal or just a coffee while taking in the view.

Cafe Delmas - a classic Parisian cafe known for its historic ambiance. It's a great spot to experience a traditional French café setting.

Best Hotels in 5th arrondissement of Paris

Paris' 5th arrondissement, known as the Latin Quarter, is a historic and vibrant district filled with attractions, restaurants, and cultural sites. There are several excellent hotels in this area catering to various preferences and budgets, this area is very atmospheric and would be a great choice for a stay in Paris.

Hotel Les Dames du Pantheon - situated near the Pantheon, this boutique hotel offers elegant rooms with modern amenities. The decor is inspired by famous women from history. The rooftop terrace provides stunning views of the city.

Hotel Monge - a charming hotel with a cozy ambiance and beautifully decorated rooms. It's within walking distance of the Panthéon and the Luxembourg Gardens.

Best Hotels in Paris with Eiffel Tower Views

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

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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