The Moulin Rouge in Paris is probably most famous cabaret in the world. It was established in 1899 by Joseph Oller, The address is 82, Boulevard de Clichy. The name means Red windmill and it is marked a windmill in red on the roof.
Moulin Rouge is the home the French can-can for 111 years. . This high-energy dance was originally introduced as a seductive dance.
"Féerie” is a show with of 80 artists, including 60 legendary Doriss Girls recruited world-wide, that will entertain dressed in spectacular costumes of feathers, rhinestones and sequins.
Many French as international stars have also performed here. These stars include Maurice Chevalier, Jean Gabin, Edith Piaf , Yves Montand Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Elton John
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holmertz (42831) 2011-07-13 12:06
A famous place and well known signs. The red and white neon lights and the red windmill are strong eye-catchers, whether on a photo or on the spot. The gable of the next house strengthens the Parisian atmosphere. The sky threatened to be completely washed out but you managed to squeeze out some details, which certainly benefitted the photo.
Longroute (19396) 2011-07-14 12:48
Ah, ha! the famous Moulin rouge!
I must confess that even if I have gone to Paris I've never seen it! The image is well framed, showing both the moulin and the sign but I think that if you had waited until the blue hour you'd have got a charmer colours in the sky! (:-) But I guess you had no time to wait! (:-)
did you see the show too?
An interesting photo anyway,
saxo042 (37594) 2011-07-15 6:59
Good colours! There are a lot of windmills here on TE but not many of this particular colour... But stll a fine view of this Parisian landmark, a very good POV.
danos (88347) 2011-07-17 11:48
nice the view of the famous cabaret,Moulin rouge.I like to see the neon signs, as its mythical history,with famous artists to passing by its entrance.
sacimar (26037) 2011-07-18 6:15
good image of this famous cabaret, I like the composition with the contrast between the red letters and the rest of the image, the angle was well chosen, good job,
jhm (141307) 2011-07-21 3:54
A lot singers and stars are in Paris started with them career in these area.
I find your picture pleasant with the perfect colors for the Moulin Rouge.
Excellent depth and perspective.
Splendid composition and good picture.
Very well done, TFS.
mkamionka (31305) 2011-08-02 3:00
fantastic place indeed. I really recommend the show in there.
Unfortunately when I was there I had similar weather as you did the sky was terrible and it was really hard to capture something interesting. I think I have deleted all my attempts to photograph it but I am kind of jealous now looking at your photo. Regardless what the light is it still preserves some atmosphere and surely is a good documentation from this place,