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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. Arrange to visit Montmartre and other attractions in Paris using our Paris travel planner.
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  • After visiting The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, I wandered down the cobblestone streets, checking out the souvenir shops and many, many restaurants that lined the narrow streets. I ended... 
    After visiting The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, I wandered down the cobblestone streets, checking out the souvenir shops and many, many restaurants that lined the narrow streets. I ended...  more »
  • Wonderful part of Paris , the pretty cobbled streets leading up to the Basilica were really special , the bustling artist squares, cafes and bars were buzzing and had a really quirky bohemian vibe... 
    Wonderful part of Paris , the pretty cobbled streets leading up to the Basilica were really special , the bustling artist squares, cafes and bars were buzzing and had a really quirky bohemian vibe...  more »
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  • Exceptional place on the top of Paris city. You should spend a full day in Montmartre area, you can enjoy many things and explore many sights.
  • Spent my morning in Montmarte - a neighbourhood mainly filled with cafe, shops and tourist. Was enjoyable as I walked through the streets, taking photos and enjoying the view. Stumbled across white-domed Basilica, and right outside were many realistic portrait artist offering their service. Sadly, I chose one who did a horrible job at 25euros…(refer to image for then lols) terrible experience on that part.

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