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Paris: Quartier Pigalle Smartphone Audio-Guide Walking Tour

1. Paris: Quartier Pigalle Smartphone Audio-Guide Walking Tour

Start the audio-guided tour at St. George Square in the "New Athens" district, just south of Pigalle. Learn about the neighborhood of Pigalle which evolved into a bustling red-light district in the 18th century. With automatically triggered audio commentary from the app, hear about the courtesans and libertine personalities of Paris's liveliest area. Learn more about the history of sex work in Paris, which historically has been centered primarily around the Pigalle district. Discover more about the famous cabaret shows and nightlife hotspots of the area. Hear about notable residents of Pigalle, including renowned artists such as Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Edgar Degas, and Pablo Picasso. The audio guide provides clear audio directions and a map indicates directions to follow in real-time. If you wish to stop at any point for a drink or a bite to eat, simply pause the app and resume the tour when you are ready. The audio tour finally leads you to the iconic Moulin Rouge, located right in the heart of Pigalle.


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What people are saying about Le Carmen

Overall rating

4.0 / 5

based on 3 reviews

The information is spoken a little too quickly but is entertaining. Otherwise the area was rather unspectacular. However, we memorized a few places along the way and ate wonderfully in a small Japanese restaurant.