The 1st district of Paris is situated in the heart of historical Paris. It includes one of the oldest districts of the city, the district of Les Halles, which dates from the early Middle Ages (Vth century). The rue du Louvre marks the boundary between the western part of the district where luxury shops dominate, and the more popular eastern part marked by the “Forum des Halles” shopping center. from the rue de Rivoli. Located on the right bank, it also includes part of the Ile de la Cité. Six bridges and footbridges give direct access to the 1st district of Paris. From Ile de la Cité, the 1st district is accessible by the Le Pont au Change, The Pont Neuf, The Pont des Arts, The Carrousel Bridge, The Royal Bridge and The Léopold-Sédar-Senghor Bridge. Thanks to the Tuileries Garden and the Carrousel Garden, the 1st district has the largest area of public green space in Paris, like: Jardin des Halles, Jardin de l'Infante, Jardin de l'Oratoire, Jardin du Palais-Royal, Square du Vert-Galant and Square de la Place-Dauphine. Similarly, three of the five royal squares of Paris are in the 1st district: Place Vendôme, Place des Victoires and Place Dauphine. The borough offers two food out markets: the Saint-Eustache Market (rue Montmartre) and the Marché Saint-Honoré (Place du Marché-Saint-Honoré).