Paris, the city of love, is not only a preferred travel destination for couples in love. Even bachelors find their way to the capital of France, which also has an entertainment area to offer. There are usually groups of several men who make their way to the French capital to have fun and maybe look for a little adventure. The French capital is of course prepared for this in terms of tourism and even has its own entertainment district, located in the north of the city. The name of the entertainment district is Pigalle. Around the Place Pigalle there are many entertainment establishments, including the world famous Moulin Rouge. The entertainment district is located between the 9th arrondissement and the 18th arrondissement, at the foot of Montmartre and not far from the touristy Sacré-Coeur. This Paris quarter was named after a sculptor. A bachelor trip here is definitely worthwhile.
Notorious tourist trap
However, a bachelor should bring some money to France for a vacation in Paris if he wants to visit the entertainment establishments in the Pigalle entertainment district. Because the services offered here are not cheap. And the show at the Moulin Rouge also has hefty prices. In what is actually the most famous tourist trap in the world, there are numerous sex shops around the Place Pigalle and also a lot of street prostitution in the side streets. If you don’t like it so hearty or don’t like physical closeness and still want to experience a touch of eroticism in the city of love, you had the opportunity to visit the erotic museum Musée de l’érotisme until 2016. Unfortunately, this museum is closed today. But even without this museum, it is worth just strolling through the entertainment district, even if you have no ambition to indulge in the eroticism of the city of love on the entertainment mile. A scenic walk is worthwhile, for example, through Avenue Frochot. There are some very ni-ce houses here. The scary factor is also taken care of here. Because house number 1 is said to be haunted. And on a walk to Place Gustave-Toudouze you can discover many a picturesque Parisian café. Strolls through the entertainment district of Pigalle are definitely worthwhile, including on the Place Saint-Georges.
Quarter in transition
But if you really want to have fun in Pigalle in Paris, you have to dive straight into the amusement mile, which is just made for bachelors who want to take a trip with friends and maybe also celebrate their bachelor party here. Because even if the district has changed in the meantime and you can no longer find sex shops, cabarets and hostess clubs on every street corner or in every shop and can now even compete with the Haut Marais in some sections, Pigalle still has it always a somewhat sleazy atmosphere that just hangs in the air. And it’s still the case that you have to turn a street corner to find neon signs and erotica. Pigalle just can’t get rid of this past in some of the streets, even if the residents actually want it that way. It borders directly on the southern part of the quarter or Place Pigalle on SoPi or South Pigalle, where young artists have created an oasis and give the old entertainment district new splendor. There are also elegant cocktail bars and trendy clubs and trendy shops.