Having a little more time than I’d expected after completing the necessary, I took a quick bus trip down to Montmartre. It didn’t seem to look quite like what I’d remembered it to be.
The market place had changed to include a huge pavilion and some food establishments. I didn’t like the idea; but I still appreciated the beautiful artwork that the artists displayed.
Of course, when at Montmartre, how could you miss the Basilica of Sacré Cœur in remembrance of the French victims in the 1871 Franco-Prussian War. I took a walk inside, and the interior was unquestionably magnificent. However, as with every church and cathedral in Europe, watch your belongings as you enter/exit.
The view back was as stunning as you could imagine.
I wish I had taken more photos, but even without, I’m sure you will consider taking a trip down next time!
To end of my day, it was instinctive to find somewhere to enjoy the romantic views of Paris. I ended up in Maison Blanche on Avenue Montaigne. The food was alright, but the interior wasn’t impressive. Plain, to say the least. I’ve heard many complain about slow service. But when in France, take your dinners like they would! Slow down, enjoy, and chat with your companion! If you’re on a date, I guess this would work out fine. Unfortunately, the view to the Eiffel Tower was only available if you were seated outdoors, and this was only possible in the warmer seasons of the year. Do remember to make reservations if you wish to go!
<<I had to remove the image of the Eiffel Tower because I heard that it is now illegal to put up pictures of the Eiffel Tower’s night view!>>
I had the best dine in moment in Paris. About guarding your belongings safe, I always do that when I visit St. Peters Basilica in Italy. Love your awesome overview shot!
Thanks rommel! And thank you for coming by the blog!
I remember hanging out in Monmarte while in Paris. It was pretty touristy, but I did have a nice pint of beer at one of the cafes. 🙂
It’s now all touristy! 😦 Still worth a visit and a good drink nonetheless!