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20th Arrondissement, Paris

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The 20th arrondissement, located on the Right Bank, is one of the 20 arrondissements of Paris, France. It contains the cosmopolitan districts of Ménilmontant and Belleville which have welcomed many successive waves of immigration since the middle of the 19th century. Despite this, the arrondissement elected and was represented by the anti-immigration Front National politician Jean-Marie Le Pen, as a municipal councillor from 1983 to 1989. Today, Belleville contains the second largest Chinatown in Paris.The 20th arrondissement is also internationally known for the Père Lachaise Cemetery where one can find the tombs of many famous composers, writers, painters, musicians, and the playwright Molière.
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  • We once rented an apartment in this area and were quite happy here. The area around Place Gambetta is especially pretty and lively and quite close-in via Metro. Lots of leafy pretty residential neighb...  more »
  • The popular area of Paris which is gebtrifie but still nice and very cultural industry and food. Belleville Ménilmontant, Buttes Chaumont or loss LACHAISE, cool to walk around.
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  • The borough most East of Paris, bounded on the North by the street, Belleville and on the South by the course of Vincennes lure main is of course a visit to the famous cemetery of the "Père Lachaise"
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