is the name of an area in Paris
around Place Pigalle (a plaza). It is famous for being a touristic red-light district
, with many sex shops
on Place Pigalle and the main boulevards and prostitutes
operating in the side streets.
Pigalle also comprises several major spectacle halls:
Despite the activity going on, the area is actually quite safe and lively at night. It is a well known spot for tourists who want to experience "Paris by night".