Moulin Rouge, Paris

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    Moulin Rouge: The one and only

    by Arial_27 Written Feb 21, 2015

    I saw a show in Feb. 2015 at the Moulin Rouge. We paid about $170 USD per person, which included the 2-hour show, and half a bottle of champagne. I would say it great value for what we got - an amazing performance, great atmosphere in a one of a kind venue which is world famous. The acrobatic acts were amazing, and I also enjoyed the songs and the cabaret.

    My only complaint is that the show is a little bit sexist in the sense that it is targeting a 'male gaze.' All the female performers are wearing thong-type bottoms which fully expose their buttocks, and most of them are completely topless as well. The men however, remained fully clothed for the entire show. Just seems a little unfair to me - having said that, the show doesn't come off as erotic or sexual in any way. It really felt like performers dancing, and their body parts just happen to be showing. I was still very impressed by the talent and choreography that went into the show.

    I recommend booking your tickets as much as possible in advance. I went on a Monday night, and they filled up. There are lots of places in the area to grab dinner or food before the show. You can also reserve dinner with your ticket purchase, but it can cost an extra $100. Be prepared to spend even more if you're going on a holiday (ie: Valentine's Day)

    Dress Code: Dress up a bit for this event, business casual or even casually but dressed up with earrings or decent shows. On the e-ticket, it says that those dressed inappropriately will not be allowed to enter.

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    Moulin Rouge: The old icon

    by solopes Updated Feb 2, 2015

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    No, we didn't enter!

    However, more than a club with expensive drinks and naked women in elaborated shows, this is a city's icon, almost as Eiffel tower, impossible to pass by without a comment or a picture.

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    Moulin Rouge: Moulin Rouge

    by Gypsystravels Updated Jan 24, 2013

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    The Moulin Rouge is known the world over for their famous "Can-Can" girls, this place is a must if you want to just feel a bit of old Paris.

    I visited Moulin Rouge on my first visit to Paris, and although quite expensive, the show was pretty good.

    After visiting Paris as many times as I have, I would say, skip this place. There are plenty of other places you can spend your money on.

    Address: 82, Bd de Clichy, Montmartre - 75018

    Phone: Reservations - 01 53 09 82 82;

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    Moulin Rouge: Ooh la la

    by alyf1961 Written Apr 9, 2012

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    The Moulin Rouge was built in 1885 and it was turned into a dance hall in 1900. The name translated means red windmill.
    Famous for dancing girls and the Can Can, There are still shows daily today lunch is at 1pm and dinner at 7pm with the show starting 2 hours later..

    Address: 82 Boulevard de Clichy

    Phone: 0153 0982 82

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    Moulin Rouge: OOH LA LA

    by alyf1961 Written Apr 9, 2012

    The Moulin Rouge was built in 1885 and it was turned into a dance hall in 1900. The name translated means red windmill.
    Famous for dancing girls and the Can Can, There are still shows daily today lunch is at 1pm and dinner at 7pm with the show starting 2 hours later..

    Address: 82 Boulevard de Clichy

    Phone: 0153 0982 82

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    Le Moulin Rouge: The famous Red Windmill

    by pieter_jan_v Updated Nov 6, 2011

    The Moulin Rouge is the best known night club-theater of Paris. It opended in1889 at the so-called Belle Epoque. 20 years later it was here where the Cancan got its fame. Later the building became a Music Hall and nowadays it's the center for revues.

    Entrance fees are from 90€ to 200€

    Address: 82 Boulevard de Clichy - 75018 Paris

    Directions: Métro Blanche

    Phone: +33-1-53098282

    Website: http://www.moulinrouge.fr/index_gb.php

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    Moulin Rouge: A temple of music and dance

    by viddra Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    When the music hall was opened in 1889, its owners, Oller and Zidler, claimed that it would become a temple of music and dance... A lot of people would agree, because this home of the can-can dance still offers a spectacular musical dance entertainment. However, the others would say that the tickets are overpriced... Perhaps one day I'll see it for myself.

    Dress Code: Neat, no jeans or trainers

    Address: 82, Boulevard de Clichy, 18th Arr.

    Directions: at the foot of the Montmartre hill

    Blanche metro station (M2)

    Phone: +33 (0) 153.098.282

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    Moulin Rouge: A Night at the Cabaret

    by Susumarie Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    I realize there are many cabarets to choose from, but when you may only be in Paris once, how can you miss the most famous? This was a dream of my daughter's, so I went for it, and was certainly glad, as it was a terrific show. First of all, my daughter's wallet had been stolen that day, so she was down in the dumps, and this really did the trick. They do grab your camera from you, so don't have it out when you go in. We were seated at a table with two young men who had obviously been to the show before, and they may have been more entertaining than the show. Each act, all the way to the can can was wonderful, though, and I would do it again.
    I did get my tickets on-line, which came with 1/2 bottle of champagne each; I noticed the men at our table had to pay for their champagne, so I think we got a pretty good deal, and it makes a difference which site you go through. We went to the late show, which was also cheaper. This was the site I found to be the cheapest at the time:

    http://www.gotoparis.net/moulin.php?gclid=CLWF2biE4ZUCFQyfnAodmVasWw

    Dress Code: Elegant attire is recommended for all shows.

    Address: Bal du Moulin Rouge, 82 boulevard de Clichy

    Phone: +33 (0) 153.098.282

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    Moulin Rouge: The Show Not The Film

    by travelswithsteve Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Two shows a night, and remember to book. The earlier show kicks off about 8 the later one 11.
    A brilliant live show, with a bit of audience participation thrown in.

    Dress Code: Smart / Casual thru to dinner jackets.

    Directions: http://www.moulinrouge.fr/home-flash-gb.html

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    Moulin Rouge: Still not sure a tourist trap or nightlife tip

    by Carmela71 Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Well, when I was doing some research, all the vt´s agreed to put it into tourist traps, so we did not enter, but we passed by, during our night visit to Montmartre .....

    I guess I would not pay 100 Euros for the show .... each person....

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    Moulin Rouge: Moulin Rouge

    by ATLC Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Actually, I just saw the movie on DVD. At first it was a bit boring, but just when I wanted to give up, it became quite impressive despite the very thin story.

    See the website below for more information on the real Moulin Rouge in Paris.

    Dress Code: Tie, I should think

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    by John8169 Written Apr 3, 2011

    Went to moulin rouge tonight, check your jacket is 2 euro so try to do without one, otherwise they will let you take it in just not on the chair back. We didn't have the dinner just the show at 9pm but drinks seemed reasonable at 12 euro extra. Don't worry about the dress regulation, it's not strict, I was living out of a backpack so wore jeans and casual shoes with no problem, would have been nice to dress for it though. Show was fantastic, don't miss it.

    Dress Code: As above

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    by John8169 Written Apr 3, 2011

    Went to moulin rouge tonight, check your jacket is 2 euro so try to do without one, otherwise they will let you take it in just not on the chair back. We didn't have the dinner just the show at 9pm but drinks seemed reasonable at 12 euro extra. Don't worry about the dress regulation, it's not strict, I was living out of a backpack so wore jeans and casual shoes with no problem, would have been nice to dress for it though. Show was fantastic, don't miss it.

    Dress Code: As above

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    Moulin Rouge: Extravaganza

    by Bourgeois Written Aug 16, 2010

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    Hubby and I went to The Moulin Rougue for my 50th birthday, needless to say It won't be forgotten. It was thouroughly enjoyable, colourful, exciting and I am glad I spent approx. 120AUD for the experience. I would spend that amount to see any show in Sydney, so it was not that expensive in comparison. A once in a lifetime event....

    Dress Code: Smartly dressed, like most french people dress.

    Directions: You won't miss it, look for the windmill, great photo opportunity.

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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    Moulin Rouge: Birthplace of the Can-Can

    by Maria81 Written Dec 24, 2009

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    What?

    A cabaret built in 1889

    Where?

    Close to Montmartre in the Pigalle district, the 18th arrondissement. You won't miss the windmill :)

    The story and past shows

    Best known as the place that popularised the can-can, it was the forerunner of European cabarets.

    Past shows:

    - Frou Frou (1963-1965)
    - Frisson (1965-1967)
    - Fascination (1967-1970)
    - Fantastic (1970-1973)
    - Festival (1973-1976)
    - Follement (1976-1978)
    - Frenesie (1978-1983)
    - Femmes, Femmes, Femmes (1983-1988)
    - Formidable (1988-1999)
    - Feerie (1999-2009)

    Dress Code: Smart

    Website: http://www.moulin-rouge.com

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