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:
- the district of Montmartre
- the Sacré-Cœur basilica
- the Saint-Pierre de Montmartre church
- the Place du Tertre
- the Cabaret du Lapin Agile
- the Moulin de la Galette
- the Moulin Rouge
- the Cemetery of Montmartre
- the metro station of Abbesses
- the vineyard of Montmartre