The district of Saint-Germain des Prés is one of the most popular and famous of the 6th arrondissement of Paris. It is historically known for its literary cafés, such as the Café de Flore, the café des Deux Magots, or the Brasserie Lipp. Many specialized bookstores attract writers, artists of all disciplines, and intellectual onlookers. Saint Germain des Prés is the haunt of art galleries, luxury boutiques, gourmet foods, and restaurants. Thanks to its beautiful Haussmannian buildings and its mansions in the small streets of old Paris, passers-by enjoy a spectacle renewed every day.