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Walk through

My friends and I walked around and through the 14th on our way from the 13th to the 15th and also... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
KylieIsTravelling
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Perth, Australia
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A good place to stay

When in Paris, we mostly stay in a little flat in the left-bank 14th arrondissement near the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
Trainbleu
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Brussels
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Situated on the left bank of the River Seine, it contains most of the Montparnasse district. It is today best known for its skyscraper, the Tour Montparnasse, and its major railway terminus, the Gare Montparnasse. The district has traditionally been home to many artists as well as a Breton community, arrived at the beginning of the 20th century upon the creation of the Montparnasse railway terminus. The 14th arrondissement also contains the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, which is located near the Parc Montsouris and the Stade Charléty.
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My friends and I walked around and through the 14th on our way from the 13th to the 15th and also stopped at a few interesting places along the way including the Catacombs, old St Vincent de Paul hospital, Observatories etc. Unless you’re visiting to...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 15 December 2017

When in Paris, we mostly stay in a little flat in the left-bank 14th arrondissement near the Denfert-Rochereau metro and RER station, which is very handy if you travel by train. We like this residential arrondissement because, on the whole, it has a very friendly...More

1  Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is not a tourist location, except for the catacombs. There are lots of parks here, quite a few restaurants and cafes which are particularly good because they exist for the locals, not tourists. The most well known attraction here is the Catacombs - an...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Parc Montsouris, the market street near the 14th City Hall, historic restaurants and cafes along Blvd. Montparnasse, and best of all, south of the Blvd. are a bunch of artist loft apartment buildings, truly unique architecture. This area is off the beaten path, but worth...More

4  Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 20 September 2016

It's good to walk somewhere that Samuel Beckett spent his last leisurely days. Agreeable park, decent free toilets (by French standards of course), family atmosphere, and the surprise was a golden statue of Thomas Paine. (It's also near the Allée Samuel Beckett, which is marked...More

Thank tonyshaw14
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I always stay at the Citadines in the 14eme arrondisement and love it. It is a residential part of the city with some commercial activity and great transportation to the tourist sites. The neighborhood around our hotel is lovely with lots of...More

2  Thank Lee O
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We stayed in an apartment at Jean Moulin avenue in the 14th arrondissement, walking distance from Alesia metro station. It is a quiet residential street. There were parked cars on the street but I did not hear any car passing or honking. The area has...More

Thank Budapest5
Reviewed 14 January 2016

If you want to get a feel for how the real working class of Paris live, then head on over to the 14th. It's just south of the 6th. There are not a lot of 'sightseeng' spots to visit, except for the Montparnasse Tour which,...More

5  Thank Mikeatsea03242
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Visiting in the 14th Arrondissement brings you to the huge Montparnass Tower, but there's a lot more down here on the Left bank. This is an area loved by the locals, thus it's an area where you'll need to speak some French to get around...More

6  Thank David B L
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We spent two weeks in this area on a house exchange and liked it. The neighborhood has no tourists, and you hear little English spoken, but it has a small public library, some wonderful outlet malls (e.g. Sonia Rykiel) and by metro it's not far...More

2  Thank Jean G
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Montparnasse
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the
landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that
goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas,
brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and
parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away
from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and
historical monuments and treasures. In between lie
adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small
...More
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