The Mouzaïa district ?

In the heart of the 19th arrondissement, close to the Buttes Chaumont, originally a working city founded in the 19th century, they now belong to a population bobo (bourgeois bohemian). Built around the rue Michel Hidalgo and rue de la Mouzaia (Villa des Lilas, Villa Loraine, Villa de Bellevue), small houses are hidden, flowers, cobbled […]


What to See in The Latin Quarter in Paris ?

La Sorbonne: Historical house of the former University of Paris. Entry is in principle reserved for students and faculty. But it is possible to visit the Sorbonne if you arrange for a tour ahead of time. Musée National du Moyen Age or Cluny Museum: A medieval residence that now houses the National Medieval Museum is […]

Landmarks, Quarter

What is Pigalle famous for ?

Pigalle is famous for being a touristic district, with many sex shops on Place Pigalle and the main boulevards and prostitutes operating in the side streets. The Moulin Rouge, a world-famous cabaret, is located in Pigalle. It is an area on the border between the 9th and the 18th arrondissements.

Quarter, Université

The Latin Quarter in Paris ?

The Latin Quarter of Paris (Quartier latin) is an area in the 5th and parts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris.  The area gets its name from the Latin language, which, as the international language of learning in the Middle Ages, was once widely spoken in and around the University. Known for its lively atmosphere […]