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7th Arrondissement

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Address: Paris, France
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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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Excellent area to stroll around

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Adria, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

We stayed in Rue Cler near the Ecole Milataire and Champs de Mars. I really love this area and there is so much to see, lots of great places to eat and shops.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Mostly residential with many small bistros and restaurants, along with the Eiffel Tower and Invalides. There are also many parks and several markets on various days. If you like Paris off the beaten trail, this would be your go to place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

It's close to everything that I like about Paris and what it's not close to public transportation is close to. I've stated, in other posts, that I was ill while I was there and there was so much to do in the 7th Arrondissement, and on good days the Eiffel Tower was just a brisk walk away. When I wasn't... 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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