Église St-Germain des Prés
Paris’ oldest standing church, the Romanesque St Germanus of the Fields, was built in the 11th century on the site of a 6th-century...
Musée National Eugène Delacroix
In a courtyard off a magnolia-shaded square, this was the romantic artist’s home and studio at the time of his death in 1863, and...
Café de Flore
The red upholstered benches, mirrors and marble walls at this art-deco landmark haven’t changed much since the days when Jean-Paul...
Le Petit Zinc
Not a ‘little bar’, as its name would suggest, but a large, wonderful brasserie serving mountains of fresh seafood and other traditional...
22 rue St-Benoît · interesting places nearby
This Japanese place – the last word in minimalism with its light wood and charcoal-grey slate floor – is a favourite of resident Japanese and knowledgeable Parisians. It has a flair for soba (Japanese noodles) and tempura and you shouldn’t leave without trying the aubergine in miso. Unusual for Paris, Yen serves and sells bento boxes at lunchtime.