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Sinking House Of Montmartre In Paris

Sinking House Of Montmartre In Paris

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.

How To Get To 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.

Click HERE for our full 2 Days In Paris Itinerary – Where To Go? blog.

What To Expect At The Sinking House Of Montmartre

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.

Book your Montmartre Tour: Montmartre 2-Hour Walking Tour

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Playing it cool at the Sinking House Of Montmartre

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In the same grounds as the Sinking House Of Montmartre, you will find the Sacre Coeur

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The view from the Sinking House of Montmartre

Where To Stay In Paris

Luxury – Brach Paris – Brach Paris is set in the 16th arr. of Paris within easy reach of the Eiffel Tower and Trocadéro. This Parisian 5-star hotel features a fitness club with pools, sauna, hammam and massage rooms. As well as a barber shop. The bright and spacious rooms and suites come with a high quality sound system and soundproofing. They feature tailor-made toiletries, high quality bedding, a dressing room and an elegant desk. Some rooms and suites offer a terrace and views over Paris and Haussmanian facades.

Mid-budget – Generator Paris – Generator Paris is a designer hostel located in the lively 10th district in Paris. Free WiFi access is available and it features a stylish lounge area with games room. You can enjoy locally inspired dishes at the on-site Café Fabienand listen to DJs music while having a drink from the bar. Each of the contemporary rooms here provide air conditioning, bed linen and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms also offer a private terrace.

Budget – ibis budget Paris Porte De Montmartre – Located in the north of Paris near Boulevard Périphérique, ibis Budget Paris Porte De Montmartre is just a 10-minute walk from Porte de Saint-Ouen Metro Station. Stade de France Stadium is 2.5 miles away. Decorated in soft pastel colours, the rooms are contemporary in style and offer an LCD TV. Each also has a private bathroom with a shower and a separate toilet.

For more places to stay in Paris you can check the latest prices here.

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