Pantheon (5th Arr) Walking Tour, Paris

The city of Paris is divided into twenty "arrondissements municipaux", administrative districts, more simply referred to as arrondissements. The twenty arrondissements are arranged in the form of a clockwise spiral, starting from the middle of the city, with the first on the Right Bank (north bank) of the Seine. The 5th arrondissement of Paris (also known as "arrondissement du Panthéon") is the oldest arrondissement in Paris, and was first built by the Roman. Take this tour to visit Musée de Cluny, Panthéon, St-Séverin Church and many others.
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Pantheon (5th Arr) Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Pantheon (5th Arr) Walking Tour
Guide Location: France » Paris (See other walking tours in Paris)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 12
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 km
Author: karen
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Saint-Étienne-du-Mont

1) Saint-Étienne-du-Mont

Saint-Étienne-du-Mont is a church in Paris, France, located on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in the 5th arrondissement, near the Panthéon. The facade and the interior of the building will take visitors back into the rich historic past of the city. The church is characterized by its curved axis of the nave to the transept, the choir screen of finely carved stone by Father Biard the latter existing in Paris (1545), his chair designed by Laurent de La Hyre and sculpted by Claude Lestocart and...   view more
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Panthéon

2) Panthéon

The Panthéon is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris, containing the remains of distinguished French citizens. In 1744, King Louis XV of France suffered from a serious illness and vowed to replace the old church of the Abbey of St Genevieve if he recovered. He did recover, and entrusted Abel-François Poisson, marquis de Marigny with the fulfillment of his vow. In 1755, Marigny commissioned Jacques-Germain Soufflot to design the church, with construction beginning two years later It is an...   view more
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Sorbonne University

3) Sorbonne University

Sorbonne University Paris, otherwise known as La Sorbonne University, is the world famous institution of higher education. Originally called the University of Paris, it is the world's second oldest university, founded by Robert de Sorbon in 1257. Almost half a century ago, a confrontation between the university students and administration led to the temporary closure of the Sorbonne on May 2, 1968. This, along with a threat of the authorities to expel all student activists, saw more than...   view more
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Eglise de la Sorbonne

4) Eglise de la Sorbonne

Eglise de la Sorbonne was constructed from 1635 to 1642 by the famous architect Lemercier. The church has a Baroque facade and an elegant cupola that makes it look really big. The interior of the church is also quite impressive and the marble tomb of cardinal Richelieu lies within its...   view more
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Le Champo

5) Le Champo

Le Champo, in full Le Champo – Espace Jacques-Tati, is an arthouse cinema in the Latin Quarter of Paris. Dating back from 1938, it is a favorite among students at the Sorbonne just a block away. It is notable for being a favorite haunt of important figures in French cinema history. The cinema is well-known for its retrospectives as it has programmed homages to Woody Allen, Tim Burton, Claude Chabrol and Stanely Kubrick. The cinema is noted for its striking art-deco facade. Le Champo's...   view more
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Musée de Cluny

6) Musée de Cluny

The Musée de Cluny, officially known as Musée National du Moyen Âge (The National Museum of the Middle Ages), is famous for its magnificent collection of medieval artifacts. The building was raised over the remains of a Roman bath and was meant to serve as a private residence for the rich, 15th century abbot of the Cluny Abbey, Jacques d'Amboise. The other notable resident was Mary Tudor, widow of Louis XII. The Cluny was rented in 1833 to Alexandre du Sommerard, an amateur art...   view more
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St-Séverin Church

7) St-Séverin Church

The Church of Saint-Séverin is a Roman Catholic church situated on a busy tourist street Rue Saint-Severin, inside the Latin Quarter on the left bank of the river Seine. This is one of the oldest temples in Paris. At the end of the 5th century, King of the Franks, Clovis, established a settlement on the island of Parissi. Eventually, it became known as Paris and was made the capital of Clovis's kingdom. Clovis's wife together with Saint Genevieve were ardent Christians and persuaded...   view more
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Théâtre de la Huchette

8) Théâtre de la Huchette

A small theatre in Paris' Left Bank, located in the 5th arrondissement, Théâtre de la Huchette is known for having played plays by the famous play-writer Eugene Ionesco for almost 50 years, his absurdist double-bill of The Lesson and The Bald Soprano in permanent repertory since 1957, as "Spectacle Ionesco." Today, a third play is presented and this changes from time to time. Despite the theatre's tiny size of only 85 seats, a total of over one and a half million spectators...   view more
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Rue du Chat-qui-Pêche

9) Rue du Chat-qui-Pêche

Originally called Rue des Étuves, Rue du Chat-qui-Peche is the narrowest street in Paris. With a width of only 1.8 meters, it is quite possible to reach out and touch walls on the both sides of the street simultaneously. Built in 1540, it was also known, at various times, by the names of Rue du Renard and Rue des Bouticles. Located in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, the street is virtually a pathway on the left bank of the Seine, just two minutes away from Place St. Michel. Its total length is...   view more
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Saint Julien le Pauvre

10) Saint Julien le Pauvre

Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre, in full Église Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre (French for Church of Saint Julian the Poor), is a Melkite Greek Catholic parish church in Paris, and one of the city's oldest religious buildings. Built in Gothic style during the 13th century, it is situated in the 5th arrondissement, on the Left Bank of the Seine River. Originally a Roman Catholic place of worship, Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre was built in stages from the 12th to the 19th century, and granted to Eastern Catholic...   view more
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Shakespeare and Company

11) Shakespeare and Company

Located in the Latin quarter of Paris, Shakespeare & Company is the most famous English bookstore in Paris. Spread over two floors, this place is filled with books, particularly English books, from different periods and of different genres. The original bookstore Shakespeare & Company was founded in 1913 by an American girl named Sylvia Beach. Although it was shut down during World War Two, it was reopened at its current location in 1962 by George Whitman. The fame of the bookstore lies...   view more
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Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet

12) Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet

Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet is a Roman Catholic Church in the center of Paris. Originally built in the 13th century, it was largely reconstructed during 1656-1763. In 1612, Adrien Bourdoise founded here a training college for priests. In the 19th century, the adjacent Mutualité site was occupied by a seminary. Many changes have occurred in Saint-Nicolas's interior over the centuries. In the absence of a forward-facing altar, the original plan of the church, including the High Altar, allows...   view more
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Walking Tours in Paris, France

Create Your Own Walk in Paris

Create Your Own Walk in Paris

Creating your own self-guided walk in Paris is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Luxembourg (6th Arr) Walking Tour

Luxembourg (6th Arr) Walking Tour

This tour takes you to explore the 6th or so-called Luxembourg arrondissement, one of the most expensive districts of Paris, home to posh boutiques, eateries and iconic cafes once favored by legendary writers, the likes of Hemingway and Camus. The area is particularly renowned for its unique architecture, rich history, and deeply rooted intellectual tradition. On this tour you will visit Jardin du Luxembourg, Le Palais de Luxembourg, Saint-Sulpice Church and other notable sights.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Elysee (8th Arr) Walking Tour I

Elysee (8th Arr) Walking Tour I

On this tour you will explore the 8th arrondissement of the French capital, one of its busiest and chic neighborhoods, thanks to the presence of Avenue des Champs Elysées, Arc de Triomphe and Place de la Concorde. If shine and glamour are up to your liking, we invite you to take this walk in a mixed crowd of fashionistas, tourists and local workers, and see some of Paris's most prominent attractions, such as as Le Grand Palais, Palais de L'Élysée, and more.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Religious Sights Walking Tour

Religious Sights Walking Tour

Paris is one of the cities that can fairly be considered a religious destination because of the number of churches that one is able to visit here. Reports show that, for instance, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, recorded 13.65 million visits in 2006, and the number is increasing every year. This is a tour that includes some of the most beautiful Christian relics located in the center of Paris - the Latin Quarter.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Elysee (8th Arr) Walking Tour II

Elysee (8th Arr) Walking Tour II

This is the 2nd part of the 8th arrondissement tour of Paris, exploring one of the busiest districts of the French capital. Among the tourist highlights visited on this walk is the famous Arc de Triomphe, plus a number of museums and historic monuments.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
City Center Nightlife

City Center Nightlife

A haven for the arts in Europe, with its influence felt worldwide, Paris boasts a steady stream of visitors to its fine city. After dark, guests to the City of Light can enjoy a multitude of great nightlife establishments that is sure to appeal to anyone looking for a hot night on the town. Whether its live DJs spinning intense electronic beats or a live acoustic jazz band you’re looking for Paris has it all. Take this City Center Nightlife Tour and explore the heart of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th arrondissements at night.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Bourse-Opera Attractions Walking Tour

Bourse-Opera Attractions Walking Tour

Located on the right bank of the River Seine, the 2nd arrondissement, together with the adjacent 8th and 9th arrondissements, hosts an important business district, centred on the Paris Opéra. The area contains the former Paris Bourse (stock exchange), the Garnier Opera House and the famous Fragonard Perfume Museum.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km

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