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The arrondissements of Paris, with the river Seine
Seine
bisecting the city. The Rive Droite
Rive Droite
is the northern part.

La Rive Droite
Rive Droite
(French pronunciation: ​[la ʁiv dʁwat], The Right Bank) is most commonly associated with the river Seine
Seine
in central Paris. Here the river flows roughly westwards, cutting the city into two: when facing downstream, the northern bank is to the right, and the southern bank (or Rive Gauche) is to the left.[1] Owing to its association with places such as Place Vendôme, the Right Bank can now be used to refer to a level of elegance and sophistication not found in the more bohemian Left Bank. The Right Bank's most famous street is the Champs-Élysées, but there are others of prominence, such as Rue de la Paix, Rue de Rivoli
Rue de Rivoli
and Avenue Montaigne. On 28 October 1993 Hungarian cult underground artist Simone Letriech released a series of short musical vignettes themed around the locality, entitled Right Bank Hank. Some of this work has subsequently been shared on various social media channels. See also[edit]

Arrondissements of Paris Rive Gauche Bank (geography)

References[edit]

^ Fallon, Steve; Williams, Nicola (2008). Paris
Paris
(7 ed.). Lonely Planet. ISBN 1-

.