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1st Arrondissement

The 1st arrondissement is delineated by Rue de Sebastopol on the east, Rues Etienne Marcel, des Petits Champs, Danielle Casanova, des Capucines and Boulevard des Capucines on the north, Rue Saint Florentin and the Place de la Concorde on the west and the Seine River on the south. The western end of the Ile de la Cite, beginning at Boulevard du Palais, is included in the 1st arrondissement.

One of the oldest areas of Paris, it is primarily on the Right Bank of the City and was the heart of the old Roman city of Lutecia founded in 52 BCE. It is the least populated of the arrondissements of Paris and includes the Louvre and Tuileries Garden.

Other sites of interest are the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel, The Palais Royal, Les Halles, and Sainte Chapel.

Landmarks in the 1st Arrondissement

Website Pages of Museums in the 1st Arrondissement

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