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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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  • Go for an afternoon max, but know you'll be elbow to elbow with tourists from all over the world with vendors trying to sell you stuff. The view of Paris from in front of Sacre-Coeur is beautiful, and...  more »
  • Getting lost and venturing through the streets of Montmatre, appreciating its atmosphere, view, colours and flavors is an unforgettable experience!
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