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La Sorbonne, Paris

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La Sorbonne reopenedin 2014 after three years of renovation work on this historical medieval building in the Latin Quarter, home of the former University of Paris. The library is famous for its collection of more than 2 million works. Today the site houses several higher education and research institutions such as Paris-Sorbonne University. The only remnant of the old 1253 college is the traces of the chapel visible in the courtyard. Amphitheaters, test rooms, labs, and will keep you busy while you admire the building's 17th-century architecture. For La Sorbonne and beyond, use our Paris travel route site to get the most from your Paris vacation.
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  • Magnificent historical monument with domes and statutes of und rare beauty. Visible from this beautiful square or restaurants and fountains welcome us in a very pleasant atmosphere, splendid view.
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  • We were lucky to visit when it was open to the public in September and it was free. The place is huge and every corner is beautiful.  more »
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