The capital of France, Paris is also known as the ‘City of Love’ and offers couples a truly idyllic getaway where love is forever in the air! As you explore the city’s various districts or arrondissements, you will come across a wide range of historical and cultural attractions that provide an insight into its rich cultural heritage. The city is also known for its entertainment including cabaret and for that there is no better place than the famous Moulin Rouge.
Located in the Montmartre, in the 18th arrondissement, this world renowned cabaret club can be reached from the Blanche Metro Station. The origins of the club date back to 1889 when it was opened by its owners, Charles Zidler and Joseph Oller. The name Moulin Rouge translates to “Red Mill” for the iconic red coloured windmill that can be found on top of the site.
From its inception, the club became known for the Parisian girls who used to thrill audiences with the famous Can-Can dance style. This form of dance can be witnessed even today for those taking in a show and the variety of moves which includes the signature hick kicks along with splits, cartwheels and various others are sure to keep you rapt in attention. Spectacular sets and music complement the themed performances that have made this show such a hit with audiences from around the world.
Offering a prefect night out for adults looking for entertainment in Paris, Moulin Rouge provides an unforgettable show which features over a 100 trained and talented performers taking the stage in a range of colourful and glitzy outfits known for their decorations featuring everything from rhinestones to feathers! The club is also home to the Bal du Moulin Rouge restaurant which gives patrons a chance to enjoy some exquisite cuisine and fine wines, while taking in the show.
Staying at Luxury Hotels in Paris that are centrally located let you enjoy the very best the city has to offer. One such luxury hotel Paris is Le Royal Monceau Paris which can be found walking distance away from the Champs-Elysees. With its luxurious accommodation, soothing spa and impressive dining options, it is an ideal place from which to also take in the city’s nightlife, including making a visit to Moulin Rouge.
Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world.