Montmartre is not as popular as Eiffel Tower, Paris. But when it talks about art, this place really has the great role. The great France’s artists are coming from here or at least ever live in here. Actually, Montmartre is a hill that located at the north of Paris on the 130 meters of high. This place was known for its white domed building that known as Basilica of the Sacre Coeur and become a
popular destination especially for itsnightlife.
There are many artists had studios or just work around this place. Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Salvador Dali, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Amedeo Modigliani and Piet Mondrian are the several artists that ever worked in here. Beside it, Montmartre ever been a setting of the several films too. But unlike the other tourism destination, Montmartre is not a specific place to describe a building. This is an area near Paris which has the beautiful view and also has the deep history, especially for its art history.
When you visit Paris, make sure to visit this place too. The unique environment is one thing that you will see here. But talking about the best thing about this place, the answer is the atmosphere. The antique and the classic buildings will bring you to the past. You can also feel the different side of Paris, the side of tranquility and artistic.
The icon of Montmartre is Basilica Sacre Coeur. This is a Basilica church that located on the top of the Montmartre hill. If you want, you can come into the building or just enjoying the exterior and having a relaxing time on the large stairs that located in front of the building. When you visit this place, you will see many people sitting on the stairs, especially on the holiday.
But Basilica Sacre Coeur is not the only attraction in Montmartre. There are also another attractive places here. Some of them are Church of St. Pierre, Place du Tetre, Montmartre Vineyard and Moulin de la Gallete. If you want to enjoy a cup of coffee and take a look to the city life of the Montmartre, you can try to visit Café les 2 Moulin.
Visiting Montmartre will never complete without tracing the famous artists. If you like to try this, there are several places to visit. Those places are Espace Dali, Montmartre Museum, Renoir’s House, Dalida’s House and 54 Rue Lepic. Just for information, Van Gogh ever lived in 54 Rue Lepic.