The Eighteenth arrondissement of Paris is located on the right bank and includes the famous hill of Montmartre which is dominated by the white sanctuary of the Sacré-Cœur basilica.
A few words about the Eighteenth arrondissement
The Eighteenth arrondissement of Paris (le dix-huitième arrondissement) is situated on the right bank of River Seine on the north western part of Paris. The arrondissement has a population of 203,127 (2011 census) and covers an area of 6.01 km2.
The 18th arrondissement includes the old village of Montmartre which was joined to Paris in 1860.
Main places of interest in the 18th arrondissement
The 18th arrondissement features some of Paris’ major monuments and sites:
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