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☆ Quartier Latin ☆

09/03/2009

On the Left Bank, in the vicinity of the University founded in the 12th century, Latin was the language most commonly spoken by professors and students..

This tradition seems to have died out but the name remains..

☆ Quartier Latin ☆

Around the Sorbonne, the Collège de France, prestigious schools and the Sainte-Geneviève library, there are still numerous bookshops, publishers, and cafés, where students revise for their exams, as well as tiny art-house cinemas..

☆ Quartier Latin ☆

☆ Quartier Latin ☆

Of course, the Saint-Michel fountain is not only a meeting point for students, many businesses have now moved into the area, but the memory of Professor Abélard and the paving stones of May 1968 still remain..

☆ Quartier Latin ☆

3 Comentários leave one →
  1. 10/03/2009 9:14

    Gorgeous photos & great tips! Thanks for your comment on my blog🙂 I will add you to my Fuel My Blog page too!

  2. 10/03/2009 10:27

    A picture says a thousand words, you did just that. Great photos, brilliant.
    Cheers

  3. 10/03/2009 10:32

    Cool pictures. Some of my favorite stores are located in the Latin Quarter.

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