18th arrondissement

The 18th arrondissement of is probably best known for the hill of Montmartre which was the centre of the Communard uprising of the late-nineteenth century, but is also perhaps better known as the centre of the flourishing artist community of the period from around 1907-1914.

Landmarks in the Area

Metro station
Jules Joffrin is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the Clignancourt district and the . Photo: Hegor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town hall
Photo: Teofilo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notre-Dame de Clignancourt is a Roman Catholic church located in the of Paris. Photo: Benchaum, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Clignancourt porcelain, also "Porcelaine de Monsieur" or Manufacture de Monsieur, was a type of hard-paste porcelain, bought or established by the architect Pierre Deruelle in 1767. Photo: Remi Mathis, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The 18th arrondissement of Paris is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of . Photo: Mbzt, CC BY 3.0.

Montmartre is a large hill in . Photo: XtoF, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 1¼ km northwest of 18th arrondissement. Photo: Mbzt, CC BY 3.0.

Pigalle is an area in around the Place Pigalle, on the border between the 9th and the 18th arrondissements. is situated 1¼ km southwest of 18th arrondissement.

18th arrondissement

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