Paris Sights

Place des Abbesses

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Fodor's Review

This triangular square is typical of the countrified style that has made Montmartre famous. Now a hub for shopping and people-watching, the place is surrounded by hip boutiques, sidewalk cafés, and shabby-chic restaurants—a prime habitat for the young, neo-bohemian crowd and a sprinkling of expats. Trendy streets like Rue Houdon and Rue des Martyrs have attracted small designer shops, an international beer seller, and even a cupcake shop. Some retailers remain open on Sunday afternoon.

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Intersection of Rue des Abbesses and Rue la Vieuville, Paris, 75018, France

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