Metro station: Saint Michel
Originally built as a church, it is now a mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens.
2. Shakespeare & Co
Food to check out:
1. Rue de la Huchette
Another famous street lined with restaurants that is bustling all day long. You can find some of the cheapest set meals (10€) and italian ice cream (3€) here.
Luxembourg means Latin Quarter. The 5th & 6th arrondissement are part of the Latin Quarter.
This arrondisement in particular contains some of the city’s most expensive properties, with apartments fetching an average of $1,500 per square foot.
1. Le Jardin du Luxembourg
Food to check out:
Most famous cafe, owing its fame for patrons such as Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, young writers such as Ernest Hemingway. Other patrons included Albert Camus, Pablo Picasso, James Joyce, Bertolt Brecht and the American writer Charles Sutherland. It has appeared in many movies, art and literature. Be warned, with fame comes steep prices.
2. Cafe de Flor
One of the oldest and the most prestigious coffeehouses in Paris.
3. Rue Mouffetard
A street that’s famous for drinks at night
Also the richest arrondisement in Paris. It has an average household income of more than three times that of the 19th, the city’s poorest.
A museum containing the military history of France, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans which were the building’s original purpose.
It stands alone very imposingly at the end of Pont Alexandre III, with its prominent golden-tiled dome roof.
2. Eiffel tower
Nothing else needed to be said about this. To find out the best spots to take photos of the Eiffel Tower, read this post.
1. Arc de Triomphe
An unmistakable monument at the end of Champs Élysées, where 12 avenues converge to.
The most famous shopping street of Paris. 90% of the pedestrians here are tourists. Overrated and expensive street, if I may so say.
3. The Big Wheel
Ferris wheel that you also would not miss seeing on the other end of Champs-Elysees.