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Place Marcel Ayme | intersection rue Norvins / rue Girardon, 75018 Paris, France
18th Arr. - Buttes-Montmartre
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

I recently had the opportunity to vacation in Paris with my children and grandchildren and we did a guided walking tour of Montmartre where we saw this statue with the funny story. Mounted on a stone wall and looking as if the man was caught...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

Set in the very quiet residential area, the statue is unassuming and would be very easy to miss. Off the beaten track a little, (walk down Rue Norvins from Place du Tertre or walk to the opposite corner from the Dalida bust), it's another thing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This wall/sculpture is set in a very pretty square on Montmartre. The art is pleasant and interesting but the neighborhood is extraordinary and worth exploring with a guide book.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The statue is really nice to see and picture؛ we have enjoyed having pictures there while we were wandering in the lovely district of Montmartre.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Spotted this in Montmartre where we are staying and thought we would take a detour from our walk to Sacre Coeur to check this out. It’s ok but not worth the extra walk.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dhilnik
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This fellow really captures the imagination of anyone walking up towards Place Du Tertre on Rue Norvins..He literally sticks out of the wall at you. So its the scene of lots of selfies and stories and groups..Made by the artist Jean Moiras based on a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 20 June 2018

You can suddenly see this sculpture from the road. It is interesting legend. Tour guide told that you can take his hand and make a wish. here is not many people around, and you can do good pictures without interruption.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank OliviaTravelocity
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Le Passe-Muraille (The passer-through-walls) is a French short story published by Marcel Aymé in 1943. It ends with the lead character getting stuck in a wall. This mural is a representation of that. The sculpture is based on the character and was made by Jean...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

It's a nice statue but nothing historical there. You should go to the mill "Moulin de la galette" more far, witness of "Belle Epoque"

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gabriel R
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A man coming out of a wall, it is indeed a curious art piece and the object of many photographers. In the middle of one of Paris' most charming neighborhoods, perfect for a walking tour.

Date of experience: November 2016
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