SaintGermaindesPrés in Paris

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés is an area of the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France, located around the church of the former Abbey of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Home to a number of famous cafés, such as Les Deux Magots and Café de Flore, the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area was the center of the existentialist movement (associated with Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir).

Transportation

The area is served by the stations of the Paris Métro:

  • Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Mabillon

Literature

Many writers have written about this Parisian district in prose such as Boris Vian, Gabriel Matzneff (see La Nation française), Jean-Paul Caracalla or in Japanese poetry in the case of Nicolas Grenier.

See also

  • Boulevard Saint-Germain




Source en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint-Germain-des-Prés