Place du Tertre

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Place de Tertre in the morning.

The Place du Tertre is a square in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. Only a few streets away from Montmartre's Basilica of the Sacré Cœur and the Lapin Agile, it is the heart of the city's elevated Montmartre quarter.

With its many artists setting up their easels each day for the tourists, the Place du Tertre is a reminder of the time when Montmartre was the mecca of modern art. At the beginning of the 20th century, many penniless painters including Picasso and Utrillo were living there. Le Montmartre - Place du Tertre L'Espace Salvador Dalí, a museum principally dedicated to the sculpture and drawings of Salvador Dalí, can be found a few steps from Place du Tertre.

Street artist making a portrait.
Place du Tertre, still bustling on a winter's night



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Coordinates: 48°53′12″N 2°20′27″E / 48.88667°N 2.34083°E / 48.88667; 2.34083