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  • Arrondissement du Luxembourg
  • Access: Métro 4, 6, 10, 12, 13
  • Population ≈ 43880 residents
  • Absolutely safe for travelers
  • Sights: Palais et Jardin du Luxembourg, Odéon–Théâtre de l’Europe, Pont Neuf, Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Musée national Eugène Delacroix, Place Saint-Michel

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In the 6th arrondissement is the high society of Paris. Here you will find imposing buildings with distinctive architecture, art galleries, and chic downtown cafes.

Do not miss the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church that dates back to 542 and is the oldest church in Paris, as well as the Saint-Michel Square with the characteristic fountain which is also a meeting point for the Parisians.

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Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 3 places St-Germain-des-Prés ( Métro: St-Germain-des-Prés ). The oldest church in Paris, built in 542.

Musée National Eugène Delacroix , 6 rue de Fürstenberg (Métro: St-Germain-des-Prés or Mabillon). Museum dedicated to the great French impressionist painter Eugene Delacroix .

Jardin du Luxembourg (RER: Louxembourg) . The historic gardens of Luxembourg are an ideal destination for spring and summer walks. They occupy an area 25 hectares and within the park you will see over 100 statues . Inside the gardens there is also the famous Palace of Luxembourg (Palais du Louxembourg), whose story you can read here.
Click here to read about the rest parks in Paris .

Place Saint-Michel (Métro: Saint-Michel). Saint-Michel is the opposite of the Île de la Cité and is another picturesque square in the city center overlooking the impressive fountain of the same name. Traditionally it is a meeting point for the locals.

Pont Neuf (Métro: Pont Neuf) . Pont Neuf, which in free translation means New bridge is the oldest bridge in Paris and is the first bridge built entirely of stone that joined the banks of the Seine. Among others, it is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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With the Paris Pass, you have free access to all of Paris’s major museums and attractions.

The list includes more than 60 museums, and one bus tour in Paris. Along with the Paris Pass you will receive a card Paris Visite for your transportation to Paris, maps and a travel guide.