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Place du Tertre, Paris

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You can see numerous artists paint portraits of tourists and sell their paintings at Place du Tertre. Plan to see Place du Tertre and other attractions that appeal to you using our Paris holiday planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    I was somewhat disappointed by the place du Tertre is finally a few restaurant for tourists. It is still an example of the Montmartre of today who no longer has his old soul
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  • August 9, 2017
    It was busy and bustling with tourists but I quite liked that. I didn't feel under any pressure from any of the artists to have a portrait done one or two offers but nothing overly aggressive. We were...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    So much people that you feel like you can't breathe. Probably it's because we are Finnish people and want keep some distance :) But there is still something unique and nice in this atmosphere. I bough...  more »
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  • July 6, 2017
    Although not tops on most tourist's places to visit, your Paris experience will be richer for it if you do journey to this artists' colony. Paintings and their creators line the plaza, inviting your close examination and interaction with the painters and their craft. There is genuine history here, including Picasso and others who graced this place with their works a generation ago. Of course, as is true with all of the tourist spots, beware of gypsies looking to part you from your valuables. Highly recommended.
  • September 8, 2017
    Lively & vibrant place with great views & a nice atmosphere. Plenty of choice for real parisian food. A little pricy but worth the visit. Busy until late hours...great for tourists.
  • September 4, 2017
    Very live place full of crowds of tourists. The place is busy with many cafes and restaurants. It also features artists who paint pictures for those interested visitors.
  • July 15, 2017
    The place is very well known to the local artists. You can have yourself sketched in about 20 minutes and in any way you like. The artist here are exceptional!
  • April 24, 2017
    Cool place to see the artists hustling. You need to bypass the ones trying to catch you before you get to the artists with easels. The ones in the square had cool and unique art with little cafes all around. Cool place to see but you can't be left alone for more than a minute before someone tries to sell you something.

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