Top 10 Sights in Paris Countdown #6

Coming up as number #6 is the famous home of Moulin Rouge, Sacred Hert Basilica, and an inspiration for some of the greatest artists of the world.

Montmartre

The streets of Montmartre… breathe in the artistic air that has inspired the greatest artists in the world (Van Gogh, Picasso, Toulouse Lautrec, and others). Walk up the mount of Montmartre and reach the Sacred Heart Basilica, a beautiful white building overlooking the whole of Paris. This is a great spot to take pictures and then walk around the Tertre Square.

Montmartre

[Picture credited to Antonis Lamnatos]

You can even get your portrait done by one of the street artists (just beware of scams!). On your way down the mount, you can stop for a drink in the area of Les Abbesses, a nice and trendy spot. Ah, Montmartre, c’est la bohème…

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