Fifteenth arrondissement of Paris


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

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).

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:

  • Our pages on the 15th ARRONDISSEMENT

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    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. In 2014 he moved back to Europe from Sydney with his wife and daughter to be closer to their families and to France. He has a background teaching French 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.

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