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Montmartre, Paris

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Known as the center of a flourishing artist community from 1907 to 1914, Montmartre now has a thriving nightlife. While shopping in the boutiques in this lively historic area, you'll still see reminders of the artists who lived and worked here, including Picasso, van Gogh, Dali, Duchamp, and Monet. You'll recognize the neighborhood when you see the white-domed Basilica of the Sacré Coeur rising from the hill's summit. The red-light district just downhill to the southwest has a wide variety of stores and concert venues featuring rock music and experimental contemporary music. Use our Paris itinerary builder to add Montmartre and other attractions to your Paris vacation plans.
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  • The area of Montmartre is magical, its historic narrow streets, the cafes and the small plaza with artists make it a landmark. Its very close to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart so it is an almost man...  more »
  • It's a must see area, full of artists and tourists, great onion soup all around in the cafes, and a good opportunity to buy some good affordable art, make sure you drop by some of the art galleries th...  more »
  • Be brave and go into all of the shops and just taste everything Boulanger, real butchers, crepes, fruit, coffee, chocolate, cheese mongers extraordinaire - I loved it and visited multiple times buying...  more »