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Montmartre

Montmartre, Paris, France (Montmartre)
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Ranked #40 of 691 attractions in Paris
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Type: Neighborhoods, Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Historic Walking Areas
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
Traveler Description: The Montmartre hill is very nice.  It is quite a walk from the Seine and Louvre,  where most of the nice hotels are, so a cab is recommended by some... more »
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North Yorks
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

My biggest shock was seeing the Place du Tertre full of covered restaurant tables fenced and the artists occupying a metre on the outside. I've since read this is the case April to Nov. So artists have full use of the square Nov - April, the coldest months of the year when it is very difficult to draw outdoors! What... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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285 reviews 285 reviews
181 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

What a great place. So alive and full of character. We only got harrased once by the resident peddlers. They were trying it on everyone then the cops arrived and they absolutely bolted. Quite amusing really. The street train is fun and the view up the hill is breathtaking. Great place to spend an afternoon.

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Lutterworth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Quite busy when we went in afternoon, We enjoyed a walk around the main quaint streets and saw many artists in the middle of their work. Very nice atmosphere, not to be missed. We then walked up to the Sacre Coeur. An enjoyable afternoon.

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Hudson, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

When visiting Montmartre we arrived in the afternoon, with a lot of people. Had some "Frenchj Onion Soup" at a restaurant acroos from Saccre de Coeur church, and then rode the funicular that took us up there. Behind the church is the Artist Square or Plaza, don't miss it, because this is the best place in town other than the... More

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Located at the top of Paris' tallest point this location is very quaint and nice to walk around on a sunny day. The square was full of artists with their crafts and the restaurants were bustling.

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Brussels, Belgium
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96 reviews 96 reviews
36 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Visited on a sunny April evening. You feel like you are a million miles from Paris yet you have an amazing view across the whole city. Walk a few metres up the road and you have traditional bustling squares (Place du Tertre) and busy streets (Rue Norvin) full of street artists and entertainment. I loved watching the street artists below... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

I have always visit this attraction first every time I have made a trip to Paris. Yes it is very crowded at times best to avoid weekends and visit as soon as it opens otherwise you cannot enjoy the area and all the artists around.

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Tokyo
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129 reviews 129 reviews
50 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We started at Blanche station and walked up. It is such a beautiful neighbourhood until you get to the Disneyland of sacre cour. That said, I've been there with less crowds. I think you just expect the worse and appreciate it for the beautiful place it is.

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South Wales
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Well worth the climb up the steep streets and final sets of steps. The church is up there with the best in Paris, and the views from the front are breathtaking over a large portion of Paris.

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Cairo, Egypt
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Just behind Sacre Coeur cathedral, there is his amazing place. Fill with lots of artists & painters very gifted. All around cafés that will help have a nice drink while enjoying your time. I would really recommend having a drink & a portrait after your visit to Sacre Coeur ;)

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