History and Tour Saint Severin in Paris area
The Saint-Severin district is located in the 5th and 6th arrondissement of Paris (north east). The name "St. Severin" derives from the name of a church located there: the Church of St. Severin. It is also called "Quartier Latin" because of the many courses in Latin given in local universities once. This is one of the most famous neighborhoods of Paris, it is mainly known as the Sorbonne and the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève. The Saint-Severin area is frequently visited for these monuments, the most notable is the Pantheon place. Besides the tourism aspect, the neighborhood has a lively cultural activity, both qu'estudiantin artistic level. Located on the left bank of the Seine, Saint-Severin district is bounded by the Rue Saint-Jacques and Boulevard Saint-Michel. The cardo Paris through the neighborhood and the Sorbonne district it is located in its center.
The Saint-Severin area is primarily an academic center, in addition to the complex of the Sorbonne, the College de France and the Bibliotheque Sainte-Genevieve district has a number of educational institutions. Universities: University Pari II Panthéon-Assas University Paris Descartes University Pierre and Marie Curie University Diderot. The area also has several prestigious schools such as Lycée Fénelon, the Lycée Henri-IV, Lycée Lavoisier, the Lycée Louis-le-Grand, Lycée Montaigne, the Lycée Saint-Louis. Many large Parisian schools also sit in the neighborhood: the Ecole Normale Superieure, the École Nationale des Chartes, the National School of Chemistry, the National School of Decorative Arts, the Special School of Public Works, building and industry. For institutes: the Institut Catholique de Paris, the Institute of preparation administration and management (IPAG), higher Institute of Applied Arts (LISAA) Higher Institute of Electronics. In the worship area, you can admire several times churches: the Church of Saint-Étienne-du-Mont, Saint-Sulpice Church, the Church of St. Severin Church Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet the Church Saint-Julien-le-Pauvre, the Chapel of the Sorbonne, the Church of St. Ephrem Syriac-it. The area is quite rich in monuments to mention the Pantheon, the Church of the Val-de-Grace, the College of Bernardine, the Musee National du Moyen Age (Cluny Hotel), the Palais du Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Gardens The Luxembourg Museum, the Mint. The Saint-Severin area is popular with tourists for these monumental buildings and these attractions. One can indeed find interesting sites like the Roman ruins (Arenes de Lutece, Roman baths), the Paradis Latin, the Odeon Theatre, Le Caveau de la Huchette, Place Saint-Michel.
In the Middle Ages the area was littered with ruins, but several remediation projects have changed the decor. At the time, the place was seedy and teeming with bandits and prostitutes. Since its inception, student life has always been part of the soul of the neighborhood, streets and schools are still frequented by students and teachers. Very active in the cultural and artistic events, the area enjoys a high reputation among an educated public. Historic sites make this area a tourist destination, you can visit several museums and open to the public sites. Monuments, boulevards and buildings depict a part of the history of the city of Paris. To stay there, the area has several hotels and restaurants. The place is heavily inhabited, as the area of the Sorbonne alone account for more than 10 000 inhabitants.
Taxi to the Saint Severin Paris neighborhood
The Saint-Severin area is at a distance of 18.9 km from Orly Airport, 37.9 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and A112 km from Beauvais Airport.