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Remember our first video tour of the Latin Quarter? We went through the history behind the area, the Saint-Michel fountain and the tiny streets of the old Latin Quarter. Today we will explore the next landmarks found in this neighborhood, such as the Cluny Mansion’s Medieval Museum and its stunning Gothic architecture, the Sorbonne University (once part of one of the biggest universities in the world: University of Paris), and our personal local restaurants recommendations. Stay tuned for our upcoming 3rd part!
Formerly part of the University of Paris, a historic complex of universities dating back to the mid-12th century and one of the first to be established in Europe, this edifice now houses various higher education institutions that are legacy from the previous entity after it split up. The area has not changed much for students, who still walk to class along its famed streets, talking about their days.
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Take a video tour of one of the liveliest and most popular areas of Paris: the Latin Quarter. Discover this vibrant place, home to a popular meeting point for Parisians, at the Saint-Michel Fountain. Walking along the impressive Saint-Michel, strolling through the narrow medieval streets or resting in a café… that’s the life in this neighborhood! And do you know why this neighborhood in Paris is called Latin Quarter? You might be surprised… Want to find out more about this busy area? Just follow the guide! You may also want to check out the next part of this video tour here.