What to do in Pigalle: The top of the best tips to go out at the moment

By Manon C. Photos by Caroline J. Posted July 25, 2022, 8:19 PM

If you feel like discovering Pigalle, this sulphurous and lively district of Paris, follow the guide!

Pigalle has the reputation of being piece most sulphurous. If there’s any truth to that statement, with the many red-lit sex shops tucked away on the neighborhood’s grand boulevards, Pigalle is above all a trendy corner and electric, day and night. It’s simple: good addresses are popping up at breakneck speed in the neighborhood!

For its famous Moulin Rouge, to have a drink, to discover the latest food trends or to dance until the end of the night, Pigalle is the district of all the pleasures; and if Paris is a party, his heart is in Pigalle! But the district also offers the possibility of culture in its museums, to relax in his little ones parks and on his small squares shaded, and to plunge back into the Paris of yesteryear, of the Crazy years and Goulue.

If you are intrigued, don’t wait another minute and follow the guide to discover the tips and the best addresses from district of Pigalle !

Where to go out in Pigalle, our tips and best addresses:

To discover the history of the district

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Founded in 1889 by Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler, who already owned the Olympia, the Moulin Rouge is one of the most famous cabarets in the world. Loved by artists, the Moulin Rouge is particularly loved by Toulouse-Lautrec who paints it on his posters and paintings, thus giving it international notoriety. [Lire la suite]

Ephemeris: It happened on August 12 in ParisEphemeris: It happened on August 12 in ParisEphemeris: It happened on August 12 in ParisEphemeris: It happened on August 12 in Paris Ephemeris of August 12 in Paris: The creation of the Gaumont cinema company
On August 12, 1895, Gaumont was created at the instigation of Léon Gaumont, who had no idea that he had just given birth to the oldest film production company in history. [Lire la suite]

Ephemeris of August 21 in Paris: First attack of the Resistance at the Barbès metroEphemeris of August 21 in Paris: First attack of the Resistance at the Barbès metroEphemeris of August 21 in Paris: First attack of the Resistance at the Barbès metroEphemeris of August 21 in Paris: First attack of the Resistance at the Barbès metro Ephemeris of August 21 in Paris: First murderous attack of the Resistance at the Barbès metro
On August 21, 1941, the Resistance committed the first murderous attack in Paris against the German forces who had occupied the capital for more than a year. Pierre Georges, who will become Colonel Fabien, shoots down a Kriegsmarine soldier with two bullets at the Barbès-Rochechouart metro station. [Lire la suite]

History of the Buffault Synagogue History of the Buffault Synagogue History of the Buffault Synagogue History of the Buffault Synagogue History of the Buffault Synagogue
In the 9th arrondissement is a beautiful Roman-Byzantine style synagogue: the Buffault Synagogue. [Lire la suite]

Paris: the organ of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church completely renovated Paris: the organ of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church completely renovated Paris: the organ of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church completely renovated Paris: the organ of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church completely renovated Paris: the organ of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church completely renovated
The organ of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church, located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, is finally completely raised after two years of work. The City of Paris has invested around 100,000 euros to bring the instrument built in the 19th century back to life. [Lire la suite]

To grow

Valentine's Day 2020: Hearts, the free exhibition of the Museum of Romantic LifeValentine's Day 2020: Hearts, the free exhibition of the Museum of Romantic LifeValentine's Day 2020: Hearts, the free exhibition of the Museum of Romantic LifeValentine's Day 2020: Hearts, the free exhibition of the Museum of Romantic Life The Museum of Romantic Life in Paris, a place with incredible charm
In Paris, the Museum of Romantic Life is a confidential place that represents a favorite for many inhabitants of the capital. This is an opportunity to rediscover this incredibly charming spot nestled in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. [Lire la suite]

Monumental fresco by Tarek Benaoum at the Institute of Islamic CulturesMonumental fresco by Tarek Benaoum at the Institute of Islamic CulturesMonumental fresco by Tarek Benaoum at the Institute of Islamic CulturesMonumental fresco by Tarek Benaoum at the Institute of Islamic Cultures The Institute of Islamic Cultures
In the Goutte d’Or district, the Institute of Islamic Cultures is both a center for contemporary art, a music scene, and a place of dialogue and learning. From Africa to Asia, via Europe and the Middle East, to America and Australia, the Institute of Islamic Cultures has set itself the task of revealing the diversity of these cultures, through the prism of contemporary art. [Lire la suite]

To relax

Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Place Gustave Toudouze
With its many fashionable terraces, its Wallace fountain, its trees and its benches, Place Gustave Toudouze is an island of happiness in So-Pi.

Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Guide to the small hidden places of Paris Place Charles Dullin
Located in the bustling district of Clignancourt, Place Charles Dullin offers some respite from the hustle and bustle of Pigalle and Barbès. Shaded by many trees, it has been home to the Théâtre de l’Atelier since 1922. A small island of greenery that feels good.

Edward VIIEdward VIIEdward VIIEdward VIIPlace Edward VII
This pretty square takes its name from the King of England, the son of Queen Victoria who eased tensions between France and England thanks to the Entente Cordiale. On this square, fans can go see a play at the Théâtre Edouard VII, others will simply stroll under the beautiful arcades.

Saint GeorgesSaint GeorgesSaint GeorgesSaint GeorgesPlace Saint-Georges
Place Saint-Georges is surrounded by private mansions and buildings that give it incredible charm, such as this Louis XVI hotel at number 27 which now houses a library; or this astonishing neo-Renaissance style house, very richly decorated, at n°28!

To enjoy

Holy, the hidden restaurant, passage VerdeauHoly, the hidden restaurant, passage VerdeauHoly, the hidden restaurant, passage VerdeauHoly, the hidden restaurant, passage Verdeau The best restaurants in the 9th arrondissement in Paris, our favorites
Want a good restaurant in the 9th arrondissement of Paris? Come rain or shine, Paris is full of culinary nuggets to discover to taste good meals! Here is our selection of the best restaurants in the 9th arrondissement, open this week, for lunch or dinner with family, friends or simply as a couple. The selection is updated regularly, do not hesitate to come back to see us for new discoveries in the neighborhood. [Lire la suite]

Le Coq Rico on the terraceLe Coq Rico on the terraceLe Coq Rico on the terraceLe Coq Rico on the terrace The top of the best restaurants in the 18th arrondissement of Paris
Are you looking for a good restaurant in the 18th arrondissement of Paris? From Montmartre to Barbès via Lamarck, here are our top addresses for a restaurant in this Parisian district. [Lire la suite]

Good stroll in Pigalle !

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