Quartier Pigalle

Quartier Pigalle is an area in Paris around the Place Pigalle, and It is named after the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714–1785). Pigalle is famous for being a tourist district, with many sex shops, theatres and adult shows on Place Pigalle and the main boulevards. Artists such as Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh and Maurice Neumont also once lived at Quartier Pigalle.