Gepetto & Vélos
Bike tours from cycle shop Gepetto & Vélos last four hours and include a guide, bicycle and insurance. You’ll need a minimum of...
James Joyce's flat
Peer down the passageway at 71 rue du Cardinal Lemoine: Irish writer James Joyce (1882–1941) lived in the courtyard flat at the back...
Arènes de Lutèce
The 2nd-century Roman amphitheatre Lutetia Arena once sat 10,000 people for gladiatorial combats and other events. Found by accident in...
Wedged between the Sorbonne and Paris University, Mayju is a Zen retreat in a frenetic part of Paris. Pink and black are clearly the...
40 rue du Cardinal Lemoine, 5e · interesting places nearby
Behind a sky-blue facade, carpets, traditional instruments and other jumble lend this Afghan restaurant a central-Asian caravanserai air. Specialities include qhaboli palawo (veal stew with nuts and spices); dogh, a drink similar to salted Indian lassi; and traditional halwa (sweet cake) perfumed with rose and cardamom.
Vegetarians keen to spice up their culinary life should go for the borani palawo (spicy vegetable stew) as a main course.