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  Paris Montmartre - le Sacré-coeur
Montmartre y a remballé depuis longtemps sa bohème et sa gouaille pour s'en aller nouer ailleurs ses liens farfelus et bonhommes : son tissu social s'est replié dans ses ruelles, enroulées en escargot autour du tertre.
A l'angle Orsel-Steinkerque, 20 mètres à gauche, Montmartre sourit: cette rue-là, de ce côté-là, n'a pas cédé son quotidien à l'artifice.Place Charles-Dullin, à l'ombre des tilleuls, les jeunes techniciens du théâtre de l'Atelier s'esclaffent en déchargeant les décors de la nouvelle pièce.
A droite, rue des Trois-Frères (percée sur des terrains appartenant aux trois frères Dufour), un raidillon sournois stoppe l'élan du citadin: Montmartre se mérite.
www.parismontmartre.net   (378 words)

  Montmartre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Montmartre is a hill in the north of Paris, France, in the 18th arrondissement, a part of the Right Bank, primarily known for the white-domed Basilica of the Sacré Cœur on its summit.
Basilica of the Sacré Cœur was built on Montmartre from 1876 to 1912 by public subscription as a gesture of expiation after the defeat of 1871 in the Franco-Prussian War.
The last of the bohemian Montmartre artists was Gen Paul (1895–1975), born in Montmartre and a friend of Utrillo, Paul's calligraphic expressionist lithographs, sometimes memorializing picturesque Montmartre itself, owe a lot to Raoul Dufy.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Montmartre   (806 words)

 "Paris hotel - Montmartre and Sacre Coeur"
Montmartre is well known as the last village in Paris.
Since Gallo-Roman times Montmartre was a small village covered with vineyards at the top of the hill until the 19th century, when it was absorbed by Paris, and became one of the strongholds for intellectuals and artists.
Masterpiece of theatre architecture of the 19th century, the " Palais Garnier ", built by Charles Garnier and inaugurated in 1875 is the thirteen opera house to be found in Paris since the creation of this institution by King Louis XIV in 1669.
www.paris-paris-hotel.com /montmartre.htm   (887 words)

 Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901), the quintessential chronicler of the Parisian district of Montmartre, created some of the most memorable images of the exciting new culture of late-19th-century France—a culture that was worlds apart from the artist’s aristocratic upbringing in provincial France.
Montmartre’s dance halls, cabarets, café-concerts, brothels, and circuses created a racy, uncensored atmosphere that attracted working-class residents of the district, as well as thrill-seeking bourgeois patrons from central Paris and beyond.
For these artists, the vibrant culture of Montmartre, with its unbridled energy, tawdry behavior, garish colors, and provocative celebrities, was both a way to live and a subject to depict.
www.artic.edu /aic/exhibitions/toulouse_lautrec/themes.html   (1611 words)

 Paris - Montmartre
The name "Montmartre" comes from "Mont des Martyrs" (the bishop St. Denis, the priest Rustique, and the archdeacon Eleuthère were all decapitated there around the year 250).
The Montmartre area was the center of a lot of activity during the Paris Commune in 1871.
The end of the 19th century saw Montmartre to be the center of artistic life in Paris and the model of a free, bohemian existence.
www.pariserve.tm.fr /English/paris/montmart.htm   (165 words)

 AllRefer.com - Montmartre, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Montmartre is also famed for its nightlife; among its many nightclubs is the Moulin Rouge.
The cemetery of Montmartre contains the tombs of Stendhal, Renan, Heine, Berlioz, and Alfred de Vigny.
The town of Montmartre was annexed to Paris in 1860.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/Montmart.html   (236 words)

 The moulin rouge, Montmartre and the Sacre Coeur is close to the Royal fromentin hotel in paris
Montmartre is the last village in the big city of Paris.
When in 1860, Montmartre was joined to the city of Paris, it retained the aspect of a provincial town.
The Sacre Coeur Catholic basilica was built at the end of the 19th century at the top of the Montmartre hill in Paris.
www.paris-hotel-royalfromentin.com /montmartre.htm   (1119 words)

 Montmartre articles on Encyclopedia.com
Montmartre MONTMARTRE [Montmartre] [Frhill of the martyrs], hill in Paris, on the right bank of the Seine River.
It is a famous landmark atop the Montmartre, from which it dominates the city.
He is known for his scenes of Montmartre and especially for domestic interiors that evoke the quiet intimacy of home life.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=Montmartre   (412 words)

 Moulin Rouge Members' Section -- Behind the Story   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Located right in the heart of artistic Bohemia and Paris' criminal underworld, the establishments of the Montmartre district were perfectly equipped to serve it up...and to fulfill that yen which the French even coined a phrase for, that is 'la nostalgie de la boue' (lit: longing for mud).
The local Montmartre Bohemians and the cocottes and noctambules (prostitutes), pimps, madams and thieves who were their neighbours were also out in force.
The Bohemian's anti-establishment mores thrived in Montmartre, whose Butte district was honeycombed with the studios of struggling, long-haired poets, painters, sculptors, musicians and students.
www.clubmoulinrouge.com /html/member/background_sin.htm   (1353 words)

 TheAge - Travel
The locals can't blame them; Montmartre is a place many refer to as a "petit coin de Provence" (small slice of countryside France), and since it is an easy 15 minutes by Metro from any point within the 20 arrondissements, or precincts, it makes the perfect base from which to explore Paris.
A stroll through Montmartre should begin in Place Pigalle, home to the Moulin Rouge cabaret (82, Boulevard de Clichy) and the Eroticism Museum (72, Boulevard de Clichy), both of which offer diversions far more wholesome than those of the surrounding streets after dark.
Montmartre is a short ride on the Metro from central Paris.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2003/08/22/1061529324153.html   (646 words)

 Montmartre Hotels in central Paris, France
The Montmartre area was the centre of a lot of activity during the Paris Commune in 1871.
The end of the 19th century saw Montmartre to be the centre of artistic life in Paris and the model of a free, bohemian existence.
Between the Opera and Montmartre but located on a quiet street away from all the hubbub, Opera Saint Georges Hotel is modern from the lobby to the rooms, but still manages to express a sense of old-fashioned charm that is uniquely Parisian.
www.discountcityhotels.com /Paris/Montmartre-Paris-Hotels.htm   (1371 words)

 the delicious life: artist's playground - montmartre lounge, hollywood
montmartre is “the last village” on the highest hill that overlooks paris.
and in los angeles, montmartre is a new bar/lounge, a trendy playground for hollywood’s ritzy glitzy artists that won’t be officially open until early may.
montmartre lounge is at the corner of hollywood boulevard and highland avenue, and (mis)fits in perfectly with all of hollyweird.
thedeliciouslife.blogspot.com /2005/04/artists-playground-montmartre-lounge.html   (835 words)

 Montmartre fetes its wine - Paris Voice Magazine
The wines of Montmartre (or Mont Mercure, as it was then known) were particularly favored.
In 1934, the intrepid mayor of Montmartre, Pierre Labric, created the fête du vin, conveniently overlooking the fact that it would be at least 10 years before the vines produced the least yield.
The actual harvesting is done by a handful of workers from the City of Paris’ parks and gardens department, and doesn’t always coincide with the date of the festival.
parisvoice.com /?fuseaction=Article.Article&A=40&cat_id=36   (582 words)

 WebMuseum: Paris History: Les Buttes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Montmartre itself is strewn with cheap little nightclubs, which often prove to be menacingly expensive.
The most noted landmark of Montmartre, one of the most indelibly Parisian, was inserted into the landscape only in 1919: the Basilica of the Sacré Coeur (Sacred Heart), more fully, of the National Vow to the Sacred Heart, paid for by national subscription after the French defeat by the Prussians in 1870.
On the Buttes-Chaumont, just to the west of Montmartre, are the gasworks, the canal, the abbatoirs, and one of the most engaging parks in Paris.
www.ibiblio.org /wm/paris/hist/buttes.html   (602 words)

 Technorati Tag: montmartre   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sacré Coeur and Montmartre March 10th, 2006 The Basilica of Sacré Coeur (Sacred Heart) is situated in Montmartre.
MONTMARTRE AND THE SACRE COEUR - Paris March 9th, 2006 Montmartre The Romans called it Mons Mercurii, after erecting a hilltop shrine to their god of...
Montmartre c'est çà; des petites rues pavées, qui montent et qui s'enchevètrent pour former un véritable labyrinthe.
www.technorati.com /tag/montmartre   (501 words)

 History of Montmartre, Paris
The montmartre of today is very much what was built up in the 19th century during the reign of Napoleon III (grandson of Napoleon).
Until the 19th century, montmartre hill was pretty rural and had a number of windmills on it.
Perhaps what we all know and remember Montmartre for is owed to artists and artistic movements at the turn of the 20th century.
www.mariamilani.com /paris_montmartre/history_of_montmartre.htm   (1481 words)

 Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre
The focus is on several Montmartre establishments, including dance halls, the circus, and maisons closes (a French euphemism for brothels), and the installation integrates major avant-garde paintings, topographical canvases, and posters and caricatures of stars such as Aristide Bruant and Loïe Fuller.
This exhibition was organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Guest curator for Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre is professor Richard Thomson, University of Edinburgh, a leading scholar of Toulouse-Lautrec and fin-de-siècle Paris and curator of the 1991–92 retrospective.
Toulouse-Lautrec and Montmartre was presented at the National Gallery of Art from March 20 to June 12, 2005, and is on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from July 16 to October 10, 2005.
www.artic.edu /aic/exhibitions/toulouse_lautrec/overview.html   (458 words)

 Montmartre - France For Rent
Montmartre is a hill in the north of Paris, France, in the 18th arrondissement.
The Basilica of the Sacré Cœur (Sacred Heart) is a landmark crowning the butte Montmartre ('Montmartre hill'), the highest point in Paris.
Montmartre has the little shops and side streets that are so common in Paris' neighborhoods.
www.franceforrent.com /pagesquartiers/montmartre.shtml   (826 words)

 Hotel Paris Claude Bernard, Left bank, St Germain des Pres, Latin Quarter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Medieval folks referred to it as Montmartre, or "Hill of Martyrs," after legend stated that their patron saint tucked his decapitated head under his arm and walked from this hill to a more comfortable resting spot north of Paris.
The police also knew the Montmartre as the resort of gangs of Parisian toughs distinguished by their wide berets and corduroy trousers.
The last surviving vineyard in Paris can still be seen here as well as two of the thirty windmills which ground the wheat grown on its butte in the 1600's.
www.lodging-in-paris.com /fiche/montmartresacrecoeur.html   (651 words)

 Montmartre Restaurant Francais, Eastern Market   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Montmartre's young proprietors, chef Stephane Lezla and co-owner Christophe Raynal, are alumni of Lavandou and Bistrot Lepic, but the cuisine at Montmartre has been more impressive than it was during the first year at either of those establishments.
Montmartre will be a better restaurant when chef Lezla feels confident enough to compose his own menu instead of relying so heavily on borrowings from Bruno Fortin's repertory at Bistrot Lepic.
They considered a lot of names, but settled on Montmartre after spotting a photograph of the famous artists' quarter in Paris; the dome of the Sacre Coeur Basilica there reminded the French natives of the dome of our own Capitol.
www.montmartre.us /reviews.htm   (509 words)

 A digest on Montmartre, the painters's hill of Paris, by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city guide and portal
A digest on Montmartre, the painters's hill of Paris, by Paris Digest, the Paris Internet city guide and portal
Topped by the large and white Sacré-Coeur Catholic basilica, Montmartre is the highest hill of Paris.
Montmartre can be very crowded during the weekends.
www.parisdigest.com /promenade/montmartre.htm   (288 words)

 APARTMENT FOR SALE IN MONTMARTRE, PARIS, 2 ROOMS, 130 000 Euros   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Montmartre is this marvelous place you saw main characters walking by.
The apartment is in the heart of Montmartre and is located on the Rue Paul Albert.
Pleasant Apartment Montmartre, Rue Paul Albert, 26m2, ideal 1-2 persons, large living/bedroom, bathroom with big large bathtube, kitchen with fridge, bright and luminous, calm, safe and clean.
www.geocities.com /flatparis2004   (187 words)

 Accomodation in Paris Appartement Rental
There is much to learn and discover at montmartre such as the reason for the windmills, the vinyard, the teleferique and why Place Blanche has its name.....Don't forget to visit the cemetry and its famous guests or the catacombs and the bones within them in ornate arrangement!
The apartment is situated on Rue de Douai in the 9th arrondissement, at the foot of Montmartre in Paris, France.
The area of Montmartre is well known, and as can be imagined there is no lack of good food and entertainment all within the near vicinity.
www.info-france.co.uk /gio/paris.php/padl9.htm   (882 words)

 Montmartre, Le Sacré Coeur 18th Dist. - Paris On Line   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Indeed, the 18th arrondissement is best-known for Montmartre, the well-known landmark famous for the artists and intellectuals who met in the steep, cobbled streets of Montmartre between the vines and the Sacré; Cœur.
But the 18th is not just Montmartre, it is also, at the foot of Montmartre, the every changing Goutte d'Or neighbourhood, a mixture of Asia, Africa and Europe, whose name comes from the wine formerly produced there.
It is again in Montmartre that you will find the most beautiful cultural treasures of the 18th arrondissement.
www.paris-on-line.com /eng/turisme/par_18.htm   (554 words)

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