Central Paris is made up of twenty arrondissements, arranged in a clockwise spiral starting with the smallest and oldest arrondissement, written as the “1er” arrondissement, which contains the Louvre Museum and the Tuileries Gardens.
Below is a map showing the Arrondissements of Paris, with indications of what’s inside, including neighborhoods you might know by name.
The Arrondissements by Name
The chart below shows the numbers of the arrondissements, followed by the location indicated by which bank of the river it’s found on (R, for “right bank” is north) followed by the name and links to user-rated hotels in that Paris neighborhood.
1 R Louvre
2 R Bourse
3 R Temple – Maraise
4 R Hôtel-de-Ville – Notre Dame – Marais Hotels, Paris
5 L Panthéon
6 L Luxembourg – Saint-Germain – Odéon Hotels
7 L Palais-Bourbon – Eiffel Tower – Invalides Hotels, Paris
8 R Élysée
9 R Opéra
10 R Enclos-St-Laurent du Nord – Gare de l’Est Hotels, Paris”:https://www.hotelscombined.com/Place/Enclos_St_Laurent.htm?a_aid=86789&label=france
11 R Popincourt – République Hotels, Paris
12 R Reuilly
13 L Gobelins—Place d’Itailie
14 L Observatoire
15 L Vaugirard – Porte de Versailles
16 R Passy Passy – Trocadero
17 R Batignolles-Monceau
18 R Butte—Montmartre
19 R Hotels in 19. Buttes-Chaumont
20 R Hotels in 20. Menilmontant