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20th Arrondissement Guide

Ménilmontant: Open and Independent

  • Parc de Belleville
  • Belleville
  • Père Lachaise Cemetery

Waves of immigrants have called the 20thth arr home since the mid-19th century. The Père Lachaise/Gambetta neighborhood has retained its edge, while Ménilmontant and Belleville (once villages that served Paris with wine and weekend getaways) straddle the line between quirky and cosmopolitan.

Getting there

Metro: M3 to Gambetta or Père Lachaise

Bus: 76


Père Lachaise Cemetery · Parc de Belleville

Aeon's Picks

Flèche D'Or: An indie music institution in a restored train station.
102 Bis Rue de Bagnolet · flechedor.fr

Lou Pascalou: A tucked away neighborhood spot with a terrace.
14 Rue des Panoyaux · cafe-loupascalou.com

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