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Place du Tertre

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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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| Place du Tertre, Paris, France
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"sacre coeur"
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"portrait artists"
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"artist square"
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"local artists"
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"souvenir shops"
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are near the Sacre Coeur, a 5 minutes walk to the touristic "Place du Tertre" is worthwile; you will see artists painting / drawing while you walk by. We could not prevent also taking drawings of our two sons. Or just take a...More

Thank jeroenknegsel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were given the suggestion to come here by the owner of the air bnb we were staying at. When we got here we were amazed at the artwork we saw! The area was filled with souvenir shops, cafes, and artists painting and drawing as...More

Thank Shianna B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Montmartre is a kind of uphill village with two famous landmarks: The Sacre Coeur and the Place du Tertre. The smallish place is surrounded by restaurants, souvenir shops, art galeries etc. And in the middle dozens of painters trying to earn something by selling their...More

1  Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes its touristy with lots of souvenir shops and creperies and gelato galore to satisfy most tourists but the artists in residence do add a novel side charm to the area and its all pretty pleasant on a fine day..Certainly worth a look if you...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am an art teacher and just adored this area. My daughter and I walked around the square and looked at the art done by local artists. I could have bought several pieces, but I could not have fit it all in my suitcase for...More

1  Thank Karen R
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this lively square only because our considerate Uber driver let us off a block beyond the Basilica du Sacre-Coeur in order to show us a little more of the area, and I'm so glad he did. Place du Tertre exudes a charm...More

1  Thank christine1354
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Fun for small children but not worth the expense. Save your money and go for a walk. You can not understand the audio over the noise of the traffic.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This little square is famous for the artists lined up on all sides to sell paintings or to draw your portrait or caricature. Actually, watching some in progress, some portraits were quite good. The square also is surrounded by restaurants with indoor and sidewalk seating,...More

1  Thank IQ140
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

My wife and I spent some time walking through this square to look for something special to buy and bring home as a memento of our vacation. This place did not disappoint. So many talented individuals and options to choose from. No, you are not...More

1  Thank mvenaas
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

It was used to be a very comfortable square to visit, filled with all kind of art stuff. The artists were busy drawing potrets or making silhouette figure by knipping the paper. But now it is full of terrace and the drawers are sitting around...More

1  Thank Solodam J
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Nearby
Montmartre
Montmartre is a bustling mix of cultures, colors, 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
...More
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barb572017
19 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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