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Paris: Quartier Pigalle Smartphone Audio-Guide Walking Tour

Activity provider: REWIND

Paris: Quartier Pigalle Smartphone Audio-Guide Walking Tour

Activity provider: REWIND
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From £8.42 £7.58 per person

Use a self-guided audio tour to explore the quartier of Pigalle, home to Paris's liveliest cabaret clubs and nightlife scene.

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Duration 1 hour
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Audio guide included
English, French
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Dive into the heart of Pigalle, one of the liveliest districts in Paris
  • Explore the area at your own pace with a handy audio guide on your smartphone
  • Walk past nightlife hotspots
Full description
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.
Includes
  • 1.5-hour audio-guided walking tour
  • Transportation
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Nearest metro station: Saint-Georges (line 12)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Headphones
  • Charged Smartphone
  • Internet access
  • Downloaded app

Know before you go

  • Activating your self-guided tour is very simple! Just scan the QR code you received in your confirmation email after your purchase.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 /5

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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.

15 August 2021

Product ID: 394416