History and visit the Montparnasse district of Paris
The Montparnasse is an area belonging to the 14th district of the French capital. It is the 53rd administrative district of the city of Paris. It covers an area of 1,126 square kilometers. It had about 18,500 inhabitants in 1999. It is placed at the intersection of Boulevard Raspail and Boulevard Montparnasse. The name of this area was given by students in reference to Mount Parnassus was the home of the Muses of Greek myth.
Boulevard Montparnasse was plotted on a hill in the 18th century. Places of entertainment, such as cabarets and dance halls were installed in the area during the Revolution française.Ce neighborhood gathered diverse artistic communities. The famous Pablo Picasso was the first artist who laid out in this area followed by many others as Guillaume Apollinaire, Max Jacob and Diego Rivera. It was the center of artistic and intellectual life of the city of Paris.
Currently, the Montparnasse district has a large number of offices and leisure centers. However, there is still the venue for lovers of the great arts. Cafes that are located in this area are reviving the past years. It houses the Academy de la Grande Chaumiere and the Museum of Montparnasse. Market Creation takes place every Sunday on the Boulevard Edgar Quinet. It is home to the station and the Montparnasse Cemetery. It has various theaters like the Theatre Montparnasse, Bobino theater or theater pocket.
Transfer to the Montparnasse district of Paris
The Montparnasse is located at a distance of 17 km from Orly Airport, 31.1 km from Charles de Gaulle Airport and 96.5 km from the airport of Beauvais