Intimate, friendly alley with eight lanes. There's a separate entrance off rue Gracieuse, though it was reserved for deliveries at last...
George Orwell's boarding house
In 1928 George Orwell (1903–50) stayed in a cheap boarding house above 6 rue du Pot de Fer while working as a dishwasher. Read about it...
Mosquée de Paris
Paris’ central mosque, with striking 26m-high minaret, was completed in 1926 in an ornate art deco Moorish style. You can visit the...
Le Vieux Chêne
This rue Mouffetard institution is reckoned to be Paris’ oldest bar. Indeed, a revolutionary circle met here in 1848 and it was a...
Excellent Italian gelato in 36 flavours – a small gets you two scoops, shaped to resemble a flower.
place Monge, 5e · interesting places nearby
Marché Monge information
The open-air Marché Monge is laden with wonderful cheeses, baked goods and a host of other temptations.