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“Quaint but crowded”
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Place du Tertre
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Owner description: This public square in Montmartre, once frequented by many of Paris's greatest artists, today remains a haven for amateur artists.
Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Quaint but crowded”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Loved to walk around this quaint old square. Lovely artists doing portraits ( though a bit steeply priced at 100usd a pc, but really really good). We saw some which were so true to the people posing, it was unbelievable. Street musicians performing live.
Really really crowed with the poor Bus drivers trying their best to weave their way through throngs of tourists. Some car driver and poor man with his foot run over got into a tussle.
EVEN THEN, a must visit place. I generally avoid touristy packed places, but this one is worth a visit.

Visited June 2014
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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“My favourite part of Paris”
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

We visited as a family with 2 young children April 14. This has a lovely feel to it with lots of cobbled streets & steep stair cases to wander through. It was tiring for our 4 and 8 year olds but we came across some lovely patisseries where we could stop, eat and rest. These are the streets that bring you up behind the Sacre Coeur and round by Place du Tertre (with all the artists paintinportraits). These are both worth seeing and the views from the top by Sacre Coeur are amazing across the city. Sacre Coeur is free to go in so a cheap way to see the city and sights. You can also aproach from the front which is easier if you have pushchairs as carousel & play park at bottom of hill and can easily push pram up to top. We liked it so much we went back twice.

Visited April 2014
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Belgrade, Serbia
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“The complete art in one square”
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Just descending by the feet or taking the cable car, so called the funiculare, You may get to the charming little artistic square. Why artistic ? Because You've got here the big concetration of the portrait artists, who run literally after You, to immortalize You on their canvases, naturally for the money reward. That is what is known among the everyday people, the Monmartre Quartier.
Many artists set their easels every day, for us, the tourists. After the getting Your portrait, You may just walk to the nearby cafe and take a seat, enjoying in the reflection of Your face in the portrait on the bright sunny day. Don't forget, too, to taste the fresh crepes (pancake) and to fulfill Your day in complete measure.

Visited June 2013
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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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“Stairs...stairs...and stairs..but its worth it!”
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

U can take the funoculare of coz but that kills the thrill so go and opt for the stairs, its not as hard as Batu Cave's of course. Once u're up there, take the tram to bring you around, feast ur eyes with all the arts n artists presence there and of coz feast ur tummy too! Have ur lunch at the garden, then u'll hv a perfect lunch feasting on food and observing people.

Visited May 2014
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Newcastle Upon Tyne
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

This is my favorite spot in Paris ! It is beautiful all day and night .

The square is filled with portrait artists during the day and afternoon. They range from different prices depending what it is your after .

The smell of fresh crepe's fill the air and the sound of a violinist fill you're ears , it truly is a pleasant place to visit and a must when in Paris .

The restaurants/bar's are wonderful for live acoustic style music and wine at night .

Visited May 2014
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