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The Fifteenth arrondissement is dominated by the Eiffel Tower. The vast area of “le quinzième” extends from the banks of River Seine to the neighbourhood of Montparnasse.


A few words about the 15th arrondissement

15th arrondissement of Paris © ThePromenader - licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons
15th arrondissement of Paris © ThePromenader – licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons

The Fifteenth arrondissement of Paris (le quinzième arrondissement) is situated on the left bank between the banks of River Seine and the 7th and 14th arrondissements.

The 15th arrondissement of Paris covers an area of 8.48 km2 and is Paris’ most populous arrondissement with a population of 238,395 (2011).

15th arrondissement of Paris © French Moments
General view of the 15th arrondissement of Paris © French Moments

The 15th arrt includes the high-rise district of the Front de Seine (also known as Beaugrenelle), Paris’ tallest skyscraper (Tour Montparnasse) and the neighbourhoods of Grenelle and Vaugirard with their buzzing shopping streets.


 Main places of interest in the 15th arrondissement

The main places of interest in the 15th arrondissement are:

Statue of Liberty © French Moments
Statue of Liberty © French Moments
About the author

Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. He has a background teaching French, Economics and Current Affairs, and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations, and a degree of Economics and Management. Pierre is the author of the Discovery Course on the Secrets of the Eiffel Tower and the Christmas book "Voyage au Pays de Noël".

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