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7th Arrondissement

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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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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Safe, beautiful, residential area close to tourist attractions.

I rented an apartment near the Invalides in the 7th every summer for 20 years! I recommend it, especially for Americans.. Many expats live here. Non French speakers will be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Carbondale, CO
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Carbondale, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rented an apartment near the Invalides in the 7th every summer for 20 years! I recommend it, especially for Americans.. Many expats live here. Non French speakers will be comfortable here. You can walk to all the central Paris tourist attractions. The area is open and well lighted. The Air France terminal is centrally located here. Great dining, great... More 

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Annandale, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Very safe! Access to Eiffel tour, seine River, restaurants! Hotel de France.... Ok, quaint, small rooms.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We rented a flat in this neighborhood on our recent vacation and we were very happy with it. Plenty of grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants, laundry and more. Very close to sites and metro.

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Adria, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

This is an excellent area to stroll around - Paris is a city for walking! - with amazing architecture, first & foremost of course the Eiffel Tower.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This area of Paris is dominated by the Eiffel Tower and the army museum but still is an enjoyable walk away from these must see tourist attractions. The streets are lovely and wide with little traffic. Cafes and coffee shops abound. The Sorbonne was a good place to visit too.

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Tipp City, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the 7th Arrondissement, and found most everything we wanted to see was also in the 7th. Before traveling to Paris, be sure to go to your local book store, and find a pocket map of Paris. Get to know the boundaries of the 7th, and how to navigate travel. You can get to most sites via city... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

We had never visited Paris in the spring before. This time we managed to do so and went on a tour bus around the beautiful city. This area has most of the main and well know sights of the city. With the trees coming into leaf and the crowds less than in the summer, it was a great time to... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

What I really like in this arrondissement is its small authentic shops proposing all sorts of sophisticated high quality products and food - you simply can't pass without stopping by, and if it's closed - you sincerely regret it!

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Oak Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Our hotel in Paris for four nights was in the 7eme, as much by chance as anything, but I'm happy it was. Yes, there are places to visit here, from the really tall cell tower in the park on the south side of the arrondissement to places on the east side where you can go to make sure Napoleon is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2016

Located on the south bank of the Seine as it makes a grand arching turn, the 7th Arrondissement is home to several of Paris' best know landmarks. Developed in the 19 th century with wide avenues, generous open park space, elegant mansions and stately Apartment blocks, this area is delight to explore on foot. Walk from the Eiffel Tower through... More 

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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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