The Sinking House Of Montmartre is an illusion that has become popular for that postcard photo. So here’s all the info for visiting the Sinking House Paris.
The Sinking House Of Montmartre is located just to the right hand side of the famous Sacré-Coeur.
As you stand at the foot of the steps and turn to your right, you’ll notice the cream and beige building standing tall in the background.
Getting around Paris couldn’t be easier, the best way to tour the capital is via the metro.
A metro day pass will cost you €7.50 and is available to buy at most stations.
For the Sinking House Paris, the best to stop to get off at is Anvers station via metro line 2 (the dark blue line). This will drop you at the foot of Montmartre Hill and you’ll be able to follow the crowds up to Sacré-Coeur.
The uphill walk is no more than 10 minutes.
For those looking for transfers from the airport to your hotel, you can secure a cheap and easy Charles De Gaulle and Orly Airport Shared Minivan Transfer here.
For those short on time, or that prefer everything to be organised for them, there are some awesome tours on Get Your Guide available to book in advance.
The Sinking House Of Montmartre has become a bit of a trend on Instagram in recent years, and we can understand why.
This spot, located right next door to the Sacre-Coeur, makes for a great postcard photo to take home from your trip to Paris.
It’s essentially a photographic illusion, that makes it seem as though the grand old block of flats is falling to it’s death. However it’s just a simple tilt of the camera, and WE are in fact supporting ourselves from rolling down the hill!
Within certain dates you are allowed to sit on the grass to the right of the Sacre-Coeur, and you’ll see immediately why they call it the ‘Sinking House Of Montmartre’.
If you head early in the morning you’re more likely to beat the crowds and can then go on to explore the Sacre-Coeur with a bit more ease. However if you visit towards sunset you’ll get some incredible views over the city and hopefully some beautiful colours.
If you take a Montmartre 2-Hour Walking Tour, I’m sure you’re guide will point this photographic illusion out to you from the base of the Sacre-Coeur.
Either way, when talking about Instagrammable places in Paris, this one should be near the top of the list.
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