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7th Arrondissement

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Address: Paris, France
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
Description: Known as one of the city's most elegant residential areas, this Left Bank...
Known as one of the city's most elegant residential areas, this Left Bank neighborhood is also home to numerous tourist attractions, including the Eiffel Tower and the Musée d'Orsay.
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Having been to Paris many times this was our first rental in the 7th arrondisement. It was a perfect location for our visit. If you stay close to the base of the tour eiffel you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Having been to Paris many times this was our first rental in the 7th arrondisement. It was a perfect location for our visit. If you stay close to the base of the tour eiffel you are located within walking distance of the Seine, the Bateau Moches and the Egouts of Paris plus many cafes and markets especially Rue Cler. The... More 

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Asheville, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We just finished a 15 night stay in the 7th, and while Paris has many good neighborhoods, you will be well served if you decide to stay here. Around the base of the Eiffel Tower or the Orsay, things are crowded, but most of the other sections of town are crowded around their major attractions too. Once you move away... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Paris has twenty arrondissements (administrative boroughs) which are known by their numbers and start with the 1st Arrondissement, at the centre of the city. Every tourist will, surely, visit that famous tower which is located in the 7th arrondissement. As a result the area is packed and I find it hard to see much of this district as beautiful, simply... More 

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Kingscliff, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This review is a little biased as I've only ever stayed in the 7th. Having said that, it has everything you need to enjoy your stay in Paris. Rue Cler is a great market and there are plenty of restaurants to choose. Bars are good and not the most expensive in Paris.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Every trip to Paris brings me to the 7th Arrondissement on the Left Bank, usually to attend a temporary exhibition at the magnificent Musee d'Orsay. But I also like to stroll in the Rodin Museum's lovely garden or enjoy the artworks from the indigenous cultures of Asia, Africa, Oceania and the Americas in the Musee du Quai Branly. Sometimes I... More 

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McFarland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We cannot say enough good things about the 7 Arrondissement. It is our go to place to stay when we visit Paris. We generally stay in the rue Clar area which is close to transportation and within easy walking distance to almost everything in Paris. Our favorite Metro stop is Ecole Militaire which connects to every part of Paris. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A very useful way of getting between the sights of the 7th arrondissment is via the double decker trains of the RER line C. This follows the river bank and whisks you from the Eiffel Tower in the west to Musee d'Orsay in the east within minutes. Trains are a little less frequent than the normal metro.

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Mountain View, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

The Eiffel Tower is located in the 7th Arrondissement as is the Musee d'Orsay. The aristocratic neighborhood of Saint-Germain is situated in this arrondissement on the left bank of the Seine. My wife and I walked many of the streets of this district. It has outstanding architecture and the most recognizable structure in the world, the Eiffel Tower, which is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

There are different areas, some of they very quiet and bourgeois, other very quiet and ordinary, and many really nice areas with many small to large shops selling all kind of products - food, artwork, clothes, restaurants, bars - also schools and universities, etc. It is located in the centre of Paris between Montparnasse and the Seine river. It is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Walking through the seventh in Paris means awesome bakeries, restaurants, shops, people watching, dog watching and fun. Not to be missed, and please finish up near the Eiffel Tower at dusk to see the lights glow against the blue black sky of twilight.

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With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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