A large hill located in the 18th arrondisement, Montmartre is characterised by picturesque views, charming squares and lovely cafes that have attracted painters to this area from the 19th century and the present times. The neighbourhood has a unique fairytale charm with its small streets and crooked buildings.
Some of the places to see in Montmartre
Musée du Montmartre
Discover the bohemian history of Montmartre at this charming museum a few steps from the Place du Tertre. Musée du Montmartre is housed in a charming 17th century mansion and offers a nostalgic view into earlier days in Montmartre.
Cité de la Musique
Located on the southern edge of Parc de la Villette, The Cité de la Musique is an outstanding concert hall with the objective to introduce music from all parts of the world to Parisians.
Designed by Christian de Portzamparc, this is worth a visit.
La Basilique du Sacré-Coeur
Experience the lovely view that you get from the parvis of Sacré-Coeur. It offers an uplifting experience. You will see musicians performing on the steps to groups of friends who are picnicking on the hillside park.
One of the grandest landmarks, this church was created as a symbol of hope after the Franco-Prussian War. The view that you get from the Basilica’s Dome is beautiful and it is from here that you can see Notre Dame, Centre Pompidou, Opera House and many other attractions.
Parc de la Turlure
Earlier the site of a windmill, Parc de la Turlure is a beautiful public park. It is spread across a large area designed with spiralling steps. The picturesque view of Sacré-Cœur and the rest of the historic Montmartre district that you get from here are incredible.
Parc des Buttes-Chaumont
Parc des Buttes-Chaumont offers one of the largest green spaces in the city. People come here to practise tai chi, unwind with some wine and enjoy chatting with loved ones. You can take kids to entertaining shows here. The garden was given its shape and form by Baron Haussmann.
A renowned cabaret theatre, Moulin Rouge is where you get to see beautiful showgirls and French Cancan dancers giving some lovely performances in outstanding setting. Ella Fitzgerald, Liza Minnelli, Elton John and Frank Sinatra are some of the celebrities who have performed here.
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