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Montparnasse, Paris

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Once a labyrinth filled with artists' studios and roaring cafes, most of Montparnasse was flattened during the 1960s to accommodate a train station and Tour Montparnasse, the only skyscraper in the main part of Paris. Over recent years, the area has evolved into a neighborhood where you can find reasonable short-term rentals, budget cafes, and a down-to-earth vibe that's missing from many of the trendier neighborhoods. Put Montparnasse into our Paris vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Montparnasse is a mix of areas with great classic Parisian atmosphere and very modern and busy districts. I prefer the first ones, so Montparnasse is not my favourite. However one can find lots of thi...  more »
  • Excellent place for Saturday brunch. Great Gourmet food and Nice wines. Lovely view over Paris. book the place in advance.  more »
  • We stopped in Montparnasse one evening for dinner, drinks, and dessert (the three d's!) and couldn't have had a better time. The area, even relatively early on a Thursday night, was full of life. We h...  more »