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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

18th arrondissement of Paris © ThePromenader - licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons
18th arrondissement of Paris © ThePromenader – licence [CC BY-SA 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons

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.

Montmartre Pompidou Centre Paris
The hill of Montmartre and the 18th arrt seen from the Pompidou Centre © French Moments

The 18th arrondissement includes the old village of Montmartre which was joined to Paris in 1860.


Main places of interest in the 18th arrondissement

Montmartre Walking Tour 13 April 2016 16 © French Moments
Rue de Norvins, Montmartre © French Moments

The 18th arrondissement features some of Paris’ major monuments and sites:

About the author

Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. He has a background teaching French, Economics and Current Affairs, and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations, and a degree of Economics and Management. Pierre is the author of the Discovery Course on the Secrets of the Eiffel Tower and the Christmas book "Voyage au Pays de Noël".

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