What is the meaning of Rive Droite?
What’s in the 7th arrondissement?
How are Paris and arrondissements split?
When was Rive Gauche released?
The Left Bank defies precise definition but generally refers to those arrondissements (districts) on the southern bank of the river as it flows though central Paris:
The Left Bank of Paris has six arrondissements, is known for jazz, the Latin quarter, and a long and historic string of writers, artists, and philosophers. In fact, it’s where they say that Paris “learned to think”.
Left Bank (Rive Gauche) – Facing west (towards the ocean) it is the left side of the Seine rive rin Paris. South of the Seine.
Situated in a former antiques store in the student-dominated area of the Seine’s Left Bank, the appropriately named store (Rive Gauche is literally “left bank” in French) was a complete departure from the grand and gilded interior of his haute couture salon.
The Rive Gauche (French pronunciation: [ʁiv ɡoʃ], Left Bank) is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris. Here the river flows roughly westward, cutting the city in two parts. When facing downstream, the southern bank is to the left, and the northern bank (or Rive Droite) is to the right.
The Rive Droite (French pronunciation: [la ʁiv dʁwat], Right Bank) is most commonly associated with the river Seine in central Paris.