Place Émile Goudeau

Tree-shaded, cobbled square with benches, a drinking fountain & a former studio of Picasso. Place Émile Goudeau is a small square located in the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris. The square is situated in the 18th arrondissement of Paris, within the iconic Montmartre district. Named After Émile Goudeau: The square is named after Émile Goudeau (1849–1906), a French poet, journalist, and humorist. Goudeau was associated with the artistic and literary community of Montmartre during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Montmartre, and by extension, Place Émile Goudeau, has a rich artistic history. It was a gathering place for many artists, writers, and musicians during the bohemian era of Paris. The famous cabaret Le Lapin Agile is located near Place Émile Goudeau. This historic cabaret has been a meeting place for artists, including Picasso and Modigliani, and is still in operation today. The square reflects the artistic heritage of Montmartre, with its charming streets, cafes, and bohemian atmosphere. In close proximity to Place Émile Goudeau, there is a small vineyard known as the Clos Montmartre. It is one of the last remaining vineyards in Paris and produces a limited quantity of wine each year.

The square and its surroundings have historical significance as they were once home to a vibrant community of artists who contributed to the cultural and artistic legacy of Paris. Montmartre, including Place Émile Goudeau, is a popular tourist attraction known for its artistic history, narrow streets, and stunning views of Paris from the top of the hill.

Visitors to Place Émile Goudeau can immerse themselves in the bohemian spirit of Montmartre, explore its artistic heritage, and enjoy the unique atmosphere of this historic neighborhood.

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