"Montmartre" Montmartre Area Tip by ruki
Montmartre Area, Paris: 211 reviews and 401 photos
Montmartre is a hill which is 130 metres high, and also the name of the surrounding district, in the north of Paris.All around you will see picturesque Montmartre neighborhood that you can enter on a narrow street just outside the entrance to the crypt below Sacre Coeur. Here you will find shops, restaurants, and lot of artist selling their work in street market and lot of street performers and dozens of portrait artists. Be careful becuase of crowds and constatnt diversions of your attention would probably make it a great place to have your pockets picked.
On XIX and XX century, Montmartre were the best place for painting, with a lot of famous painters as Pissarro, Toulouse-Lautrec, Steinlen, Van Gogh, Modigliani, Picasso
Directions: north of Paris in the 18th arrondissement
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