Montparnasse is certainly one of the most famous parisian districts. It is located in the 14th arrondissement between the boulevard Montparnasse
and the boulevard Raspail
, on the left bank of the Seine . You can easily get there by metro in about twenty minutes, from the Vice Versa Hotel
Montparnasse, a Mecca for cultural life.
is a fascinating historic area. It was the favourite setting of many 20th century artists. Picasso, Apollinaire, Rousseau, Dali, Matisse, Sartre... lived or frequented Montparnasse area. In the sixties, Montparnasse has been transformed in business district, with shopping centres and modern buildings.
Today, it is one of the most lively area of Paris
. Many managers are working there. In the evening, the parisians go to enjoy cafés, restaurants and cinemas of the area.
Montparnasse, a district you have to visit
Montparnasse is a district that you can not miss. During the day, you can visit various interesting setting, like the Gare TGV, the Grand Chaumière Acadamy, the Cimetière, which is the final resting place of many renowned artists, and of course the Tour Montparnasse which offers you a panoramic view of Paris.
There are also many shops and department store like the Galeries Lafayette, la FNAC, Habitat, Zara, Burton, La City...