Furnished apartment rentals in the 5th arrondissement of Paris

Places to Visit in the 5th Arrondissement

Paris is divided into administrative districts called arrondissements. They have different features you can explore if you are planning to stay in Paris; some have lots of tourist attractions while others have a large population of students, and the 5th arrondissement, is one such district. It is also referred to as the Latin Quarter because it is one of the places where teaching was done in Latin. This city was the first district to host the great Parisian University, the Sorbonne.

Other colleges were founded in the 12th century and have attracted many intellectuals, writers and literary scholars like Joyce, Camus and Hemingway over time. The 5th arrondissement also boasts famous landmarks like the Gallo-Roman and the Pantheon remains, making it a great tourist attraction. The vibrancy in the neighbourhood is greatly associated with the large student population as well as the cheerful cafes, bars, quirky boutiques and shops that attract tourists from diverse cultures. All these great features make this area the most expensive to look for accomodation to rent in Paris 5. Estate agents who manage the furnished apartment in Paris 5 share other places to visit in the 5th district:

Shakespeare and Company

This legendary bookshop was established in 1951 and has since been a literary institution. It is located on the Left Bank in the fifth arrondissement, a few metres from the Seine. You will find second-hand books on sale and a Shakespeare and Company café that offers delicious vegetarian and vegan foods.

Square René-Viviani

The charming Rene Viviani Square is a great place to unwind after a long journey or busy day. It is just a few steps from the Notre Dame cathedral, next to Saint Julien le Pauvre church. The square hosts the oldest tree in Paris.

Cheese: Laurent Dubois

The French are famous for their delicious cheeses. Whether you want to try a particular type of cheese or just a few flavours, Laurent Dubois is just the place to visit in Paris. Its founder, Meilleur Ouvrier de France, received an award as the best craftsman in France.

Jardin des Plantes

This botanical garden was developed as the main medicinal herb garden in 1635 for Louis XIII. Among visitors of this haven , you can see locals from this 5th arrondissement, tourists and international students. It is a great place to take a stroll while enjoying the panoramic view of the rose gardens. If visiting Paris for a few days, take a stroll to the zoo and the four galleries near the garden.

The Panthéon

It is the most famous silhouette in Paris as it is constructed on the cenotaph of the same name in Rome. Initially, this neoclassical church was a monastery dedicated to Saint Genevieve, a patron saint of the city. Today it is a resting place for notable public figures in France like Emile Zola, Victor Hugo, Pierre Curie and Marie.

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