Not a very touristic place, but nice neighbourhood. There are a lot of shops around, as well as boulangeries and restaurants
About Place des Abbesses
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Take this underground stop and go any way you like to explore the beautiful Montmartre. Visit the Wall of Love just next to this square.
I thought taking the Metro to this stop would somehow avoid all the steps. WRONG! :) There are a lot of steps, and when I finally made it to street level, I was at my target heart rate. LOTS of stairs. But most definitely worth...More
Here is the quintessential view of Paris. All your previous images of Paris can be captured in this small square. There is plenty of opportunities to capture some great images if you like taking a photo or two.
This is a great base to explore Montmartre. Less touristy than Place du Tetre higher up the hill and less seedy than Pigalle lower down the hill. There is a lovely authentic French feel and even warmth to rue des Abbessess with some super boulangeries,...More
Have had a lovely stay in Montmartre, where I met some lovely french people who went out of their way to help, in particular a lovely gentleman who walked us to the Moulin Rouge, showed us the cafe of Amelie fame, and even bought us...More
This triangular square is the ideal gateway to all the landmarks that has made Montmartre famous: Picasso first loft (Bateau Lavoir), Place du Tertre, Moulin de la Galette and Sacré Coeur basilica, all at walking distance from abbesses square and metro station. This is also...More
we stayed here and the hotel was very good we want to go back next year but for a longer stay. the breakfast was good also. our rooms were adequate and we all enjoyed our time there
After the huge climb up from the Metro station - interesting wall designs but not for the older or unfit traveller - thought I'd purchase an English novel at the 'quaint looking' book shop across the road. Very rude older employee who advised me 'I...More