Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Saint-Germain-des-Prés is one of the four administrative districts of the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France, located around the Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés . Its official borders are the River Seine on the north, the rue des Saints-Fathers on the west, between the rue de Seine and rue Mazarine on the east, and the rue du Four on the south. Residents of the quarter are known as Germanopratins.

The Two Magots, Café de Flore, The Procope, and the Brasserie Lipp, and a large number of bookstores and publishing houses. In the 1940s and 1950s, it was the center of the existentialist movement. It is also home to the School of Fine Arts, the famed school of fine arts, and the National Museum Eugene Delacroix, in the train and studio of painter Eugene Delacroix.

Visit Paris Tourism and Culture Guide © Simon Monika Newbound

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