January 25, 2022
A Paris Guide to: 5th Arrondissement
On the Left Bank of Paris is the historical Latin Quarter, home to many incredible monuments, parks, and French universities. Discover our favorite things to do, see, and eat in this neighborhood!
Hotel le Lapin Blanc
41 Bd Saint-Michel, 75005 Paris
Inspired by Alice in Wonderland, Hotel le Lapin Blanc has a fun design aesthetic and excellent location— it is in the lively 5th district, across from the Middle Ages National Museum.
55 Rue Monge, 75005 Paris
Set in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, in the Latin Quarter between the Jardin des Plantes and the Notre Dame Cathedral, Hotel Monge offers a central location and unbeatable service!
Hotel Parc Saint Severin
22 Rue de la Parcheminerie, 75005 Paris
Tucked away on a quiet side-street in a central area of the 5th, this hotel offers terrace views of surrounding cathedrals and a charming mix of modern and period-piece decor.
Hotel des Grands Hommes
17 Pl. du Panthéon, 75005 Paris
Have you ever wanted to stay IN the Pantheon? Okay, well you can’t do that, but this is the next best thing. Hotel des Grands Hommes was once the home of Andre Breton, and is located directly beside the Pantheon, overlooking the historic building.
90 Bd Saint-Germain, 75005 Paris
Check out this bustling, vintage-style diner featuring traditional Australian comfort food & outdoor seating… the brunch is amazing but it can get quite busy, so plan ahead!
Le Grenier de Notre Dame
18 rue de la Bûcherie, 75005 Paris
This vegan restaurant offers a generous and diversified menu. Grains, seasonal vegetables, seaweeds and fruits compose these delicious dishes. The decoration remains green with plants which give a warm aspect to the restaurant.
53 rue Mouffetard, 75005 Paris
Here is the first and only organic and 100% vegetarian store in France, dedicated to Anglo-Saxon sweets. A croissant without butter, an éclair without “cream”, cupcakes, brownies and other 100% vegan delights…
25 rue Galande, 75005 Paris
The best Indian veggie restaurant is Krishna Bhavan! Here, the dishes are made from fresh products. The perfect place to get away from it all and eat vegetarian.
Tibetan Restaurant Pemathang
13 rue de la Montagne Sainte-Geneviève, 75005 Paris
Come and discover Tibetan cuisine in this picturesque vegetarian restaurant. The 100% Tibetan dishes by two sisters from Tibet are served in a warm atmosphere. 80% of the dishes are also vegan.
8 rue Xavier Privas, 75005 Paris
This vegetarian kiosk will have everything to please you. It offers gourmet and cheap pitas. The products are fresh and the hummus tasty.
212 Rue Saint-Jacques, 75005 Paris
The best vegetarian Lebanese restaurant in town! Fresh pressed juice, salads and soups… you’ll be in heaven!
1 Pl. Monge, 75005 Paris
Discover this quaint and friendly farmer’s market that is open on the weekends! Discover the local produce and explore the delicacies of the neighborhood!
Arènes de Lutèce
49 Rue Monge, 75005 Paris
Did you know there are Roman ruins in the center of Paris?! Discover this partially destroyed Roman amphitheater, discovered in the 19th century, surrounded by leafy gardens.
Jardin des Plantes
57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris
Spend the day in this vast park with plant species grown in botanical & alpine gardens & restored 19th-century greenhouses!
Musée de la Sculpture en Plein Air
11 Bis Quai Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris
Discover this open-air art museum by the Seine with a collection of dramatic contemporary sculptures!
Pl. du Panthéon, 75005 Paris
Discover this impressive 18th-century mausoleum with colonnaded facade, housing remains of notable French citizens. Grab a crepe and sit with a beautiful view of the building (& the Eiffel Tower!) Or head inside to see where many notorious French figureheads are laid to rest.
Shakespeare & Company
37 Rue de la Bûcherie, 75005 Paris
Discover a well-known bookstore with a rich history of being a destination many historical authors travelled to! A great source of English books and a picturesque interior.
Grande Mosquée de Paris
2bis Place du Puits de l’Ermite, 75005 Paris
Sitting in the traditional hammam at Le Grand Mosquée of Paris is one of my most favorite activities to do. Treat yourself to an afternoon (or day!) at the spa, with an á la carte menu that allows you to fully customize your day. You can add on massages, body scrubs with a glove, hair treatments, waxings, or mint tea. Trust me, it’s hard to only spend a couple hours in this oriental oasis. Also check out the incredible tea garden in the interior of the mosque.
57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris
Discover the zoo inside the Jardin des Plantes surrounded by incredible plants and 19th century buildings.
National Museum of the Middle Ages
28 Rue du Sommerard, 75005 Paris
Want to go back in time and discover the secrets of the Middle Ages? Don’t miss going to this interesting museum in a turreted Gothic mansion! It houses a vast collection of medieval arts, crafts & tapestries.
National Museum of Natural History
57 Rue Cuvier, 75005 Paris
This centuries-old institution houses rare plant & animal life, dinosaur skeletons & tropical hothouses!
Arab World Institute Museum
1 Rue des Fossés Saint-Bernard, 75005 Paris
This is one not to miss! The Arab World Institute Museum is a striking, 10-story building with latticed windows, housing Islamic cultural exhibitions and a café!