<blockquote id="ad0y4" ></blockquote>

<blockquote id="ad0y4" ><meter id="ad0y4" ></meter></blockquote>

  • <source id="ad0y4" ></source>
  • <nobr id="ad0y4" ></nobr>

        <noscript id="ad0y4" ></noscript>
        <dl id="ad0y4" ><ins id="ad0y4" ><listing id="ad0y4" ></listing></ins></dl>

        <progress id="ad0y4" ><ol id="ad0y4" ></ol></progress>
      1. <dfn id="ad0y4" ></dfn>
          <optgroup id="ad0y4" ><dfn id="ad0y4" ><span id="ad0y4" ></span></dfn></optgroup>

          Rating
          210 votes 210 votes
          Links
          -
          Learning French?
          Accelerate your learning curve by reading stories with
          Ever since it opened its doors nearly 120 years ago, Moulin Rouge has set the standard for the world's most famous cabarets.

          History of the Moulin Rouge

          In October 1889, Paris was all abuzz concerning the opening of a new music hall. The owners of this new establishment, Joseph Oller and Charles Zidler, who had chosen the name Moulin Rouge (Red Mill) for their
          Moulin Rouge, Paris
          theatre, gave it the nickname "Le Premier Palais des Femmes" (The First Palace of Women) and claimed that Moulin Rouge would soon become "a temple of music and dance".

          Moulin Rouge quickly gained a reputation for being the place where men could view young Parisian girls whose unique and amazing dance moves were as flexible as their morals. And though the famous Can-Can dance had been present in working class ballrooms since the 1830s, the early days of the Moulin Rouge cemented its popularity, though during the first few decades that the establishment was open, it was little more than a bawdy dance performed by courtesans to entertain their male clientele. At times
          Moulin Rouge Poster
          Moulin Rouge Poster
          from 1891 by
          Toulouse-Lautrec
          it was downright vulgar and what went on inside the Moulin Rouge caused much public outrage. During this time period, one of the music hall's most notable patrons was artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, who painted a number of famous Moulin Rouge scenes.

          In later years, the establishment cleaned up its act (so to speak), eventually lost its reputation as a brothel, and became a fashionable music hall known for its extravagant cabaret shows, attracting a high-class clientele.

          The Can-Can itself was toned down as well, though even modern patrons will tell you that this signature dance is still a bit naughty. Still, it's the main reason patrons come to Moulin Rouge and they always go away entertained by the dancers' high-kicking moves, cartwheels, splits, and other
          Moulin Rouge show today
          Contemporary poster
          amazing acrobatic tricks.

          Visiting Moulin Rouge

          Today, a visit to the Moulin Rouge is still very popular with adult visitors to Paris. You'll find myriad tourists snapping photos of the huge red windmill that sits on top of the theatre and many visitors make reservations here for a nightly show.

          The show features more than one hundred performers decked out in the most extravagant costumes, which include lots of feathers, rhinestones, and sequins. The sets are equally as spectacular. But remember, this is adult entertainment, so those with kids should choose a different activity or find a reliable baby-sitter and enjoy a night out sans children.

          • Duration: 4 hours
          • Get your tickets
          From USD
          $485.10
          http://www.partner.viator.com/en/9347/tours/Paris/Viator-VIP-Moulin-Rouge-Show-with-Exclusive-VIP-Seating-and-4-Course-Dinner/d479-5022MOULINVIP
          • Duration: 6 hours
          • Book this tour
          From USD
          $329.18
          http://www.partner.viator.com/en/9347/tours/Paris/Marina-de-Paris-Seine-River-Dinner-Cruise-and-Moulin-Rouge-Show/d479-2050PLUSDO
          • Duration: 2 hours
          • Get your tickets
          From USD
          $242.55
          http://www.partner.viator.com/en/9347/tours/Paris/Moulin-Rouge-Show-VIP-Seating-with-Champagne/d479-5022PARISMOULINROUGE
          • Duration: 2 hours
          • Get your tickets
          From USD
          $125.88
          http://www.partner.viator.com/en/9347/tours/Paris/Moulin-Rouge-Show-with-Champagne-9-00-p-m/d479-120950P1
          • Duration: 2 hours
          • Get your tickets
          From USD
          $103.95
          http://www.partner.viator.com/en/9347/tours/Paris/Moulin-Rouge-Show-with-Champagne-11-00-pm/d479-120950P2
          > More Tickets & Tours
          Subway
          Blanche (M2)
          Location
          82, Boulevard de Clichy 82
          18e arrondissement
          92
          paris
          x
          Press <ESC> to close
          © 2020 www.