Reputation: The oldest arrondissement in Paris, and was first built by the Romans dating back from the 1st century BC. It’s called Quartier Latin because the latin language was widely spoken in universities and was the international language during the Middle Ages. Nowadays it’s the Mecca of student life and tourism with several universities such as the renowned Sorbonne university located here. It’s also known for the popular avenue Boulevard St-Michel and Paris botanical garden, Jardin des Plantes.
Don’t miss: Jardin des Plantes and the Musée National d’Histoire Naturelle, Musée Curie, Musée de la Sculpture en Plein Air, The Panthéon, Quartier Latin, Musée du Moyen Age, Musée de l’Institut du Monde Arabe, Grande Mosquée de Paris.