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This public square in Montmartre, once frequented by many of Paris's greatest artists, today remains a haven for amateur artists.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Place du Tertre is in a lovely and historic part of Paris. The area has become very touristy but you can still sense what the area use to be like. Mentally cut through the commercialism of the area and enjoy the views, history and atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank delnorn
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in having your portrait sketched or are interested in buying some cheap trinkets or second rate art, this is the place for you. Otherwise visit Sacre Couer and avoid this poor imitation of what was.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ugyved
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We’ve visited Place du Tertre several times through the years and have always enjoyed the lively atmosphere, local artwork and cafes. It is just a few minutes’ walk from the Basilica du Sacre-Couer. While our most recent visit was enjoyable, the charm was lost due...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 1TravelMonkey
Reviewed 13 October 2018

I loved it here. It has a different feel from the rest of the city. It has such a wanderful history. Many great artists and writers such as Picasso and Hemingway stayed in this part of Paris. It is full of small side streets and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ola O
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

If you want to buy art definitely the place to go. There are a lot of tourists and it can be annoying when people come up to you and try to draw your portrait constantly. But it is very cool to see some of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shawnamarie0509
Reviewed 28 September 2018

artists everywhere, cafes serving food and coffee and hoardes of people. Lovely atmosphere. Would highly recommend a walk around here

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank the-vin-roh
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Last time I visited this place was 25 years ago and it was beautiful. A lovely place to sit and enjoy a coffee and people watch. There were some decent artists and lovely cafes. I returned with my husband to show him the place I'd...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PhilandRuth
Reviewed 21 September 2018

I love Montmartre, but I try to walk around this square since it is loaded with junky tourist things, such as questionable art and souvenir stores. Better cafes on the side streets away from this crush of tourists.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 9 September 2018

If you are visiting the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur then this has to be the next place you’ll need to see given it’s just around the corner. With a history which dates back as far as the eleventh century, it’s still a place you’ll...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

The place is full of street arts and painters. It is one specific feeling out there. It is a small square but full of people and full of positive energy. I highly recommend this place. It is Paris like in old days, so I imagine...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Montmartre
Montmartre is a bustling mix of cultures, colours, and
styles which changes from one street to another. Ride
the funicular (or, for a real workout, climb the
steps) to the sublime Sacré-Coeur (Basilica of the
Sacred Heart) with its inspiring view of the city. The
church is surrounded by provincial streets and piano
bars where tourists, artists, and street entertainers
thrive. At the foot of the hill, Boulevard de Clichy
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barb572017
20 May 2017|
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Response from MZTParis | Reviewed this property |
I do not really know. However, can you not email the town hall and ask them for a list of the artists. Best luck. 0 seconds ago
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Emily S
6 November 2016|
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Response from Rod B | Reviewed this property |
It's a personal choice, of course. But in December the biggest factor will be the weather. Both the Place du Tertre and the basilica steps will be pretty dreary in the rain. The chances of a stunning sunset are not as... More
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jangray16
21 June 2016|
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Response from KCGT | Reviewed this property |
FORTUNATELY, we went on a sunday and i was under the impresion THAT THEY ONLY ALL CAME OUT IN FORCE ON A SUNDAY. I would make doubly sure by contacting the paris tourist board and confirm they do work during the week the... More
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