Fontaine des Médici
East of the Palais du Luxembourg within the Jardin du Luxembourg is the ornate, Italianate Fontaine des Médici, built in 1630. During...
Chapelle de la Sorbonne
The Sorbonne university’s distinctive domed church was built between 1635 and 1642. The remains of Cardinal Richelieu (1585–1642) lie in...
The crème de la crème of academia flock to this distinguished university, one of the world’s most famous. Today ‘La Sorbonne’ embraces...
This is one of the most popular of the many Latin Quarter cinemas, featuring classics and retrospectives looking at the films of such...
A meal at this quintessentially Parisian crèmerie-restaurant is like a trip to Victor Hugo’s Paris: the restaurant and its decor date...
45 rue Monsieur-le-Prince, 6e · interesting places nearby
L’Urgence Bar information
At this medical-themed ‘emergency room’ just south of the École de Médecine, the future doctors of France imbibe luridly coloured liquor from babies’ bottles and test tubes, loosen their stethoscopes and point to the ‘X-ray art’ – making comments like ‘Mais non! Clarisse, that’s so not the tibia!’