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There is a hill which is about 130 meters tall, situated at the northern part of Paris by the 18th arrondissement; also a part of the Right Bank is Montmartre. It is popular for its white-domed Basilica of the Sacré Cœur at the top and also a nightclub district. Another church on the hill is Saint Pierre de Montmartre, an older church which claims to be the place where the Jesuit order of priests was founded. A lot of artists owned studios or worked around Montmartre like Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Amedeo Modigliani and many more.
Moreover, the place has also been the setting of some popular films. Montmartre is served by metro line 2 stations of Pigalle, Anvers and Blanche, as well as the line 12 stations of Pigalle, Abbesses, Lamarck - Caulaincourt and Jules Joffrin.