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Paris’ Moulin Rouge windmill becomes $1 Airbnb

Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir on this sultry Paris landmark that can quickly open to the general public for visitor stays?

For simply $1 per evening, you possibly can keep contained in the famed Moulin Rouge windmill — which can be out there to hire for the primary time in historical past.

Positioned on the sting of the tourist-favorite Montmartre neighborhood close to Pigalle, the cabaret (whose identify in English interprets to Pink Mill) is taken into account the house of the French can-can — a quantity that grew to become a well-liked music-hall dance within the 1840s.

In line with the Airbnb listing, “visitors will expertise a peek behind the velvet curtains of the fabled landmark, together with backstage entry to the theater, a conventional French three-course meal, one of the best seats throughout the Moulin Rouge’s acclaimed present Féerie and an in a single day keep inside the enduring windmill.”

But when the loopy low value of only a buck to remain in one of many world’s most iconic properties sounds too good to be true that’s as a result of it’s. Solely three particular person one-night stays on June 13, 20 and 27 can be found and potential visitors can starting requestng a spot on Tuesday, Could 17.

Those that get one can be in for a deal with. Airbnb labored with the Nineteenth-century French historian, Jean-Claude Yon, who took a month to renovate the windmill to precisely as it could have been, in keeping with a press launch.

It even comes with a secret room, which “brings to life the artwork and romance of the Belle Époque period for an expertise via time.”

The windmill is now out there on Airbnb for $1 per evening.
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The bedroom.
The bed room.
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“The Belle Époque period was a time when French tradition and humanities flourished – and no landmark is extra iconic to that interval than the Moulin Rouge,” Yon, who makes a speciality of French cultural and social historical past, mentioned within the launch. “This secret room contained in the cabaret’s well-known windmill has been designed to take you on an genuine journey again in time to expertise the French capital of arts and pleasures throughout a second in historical past.”

Options embrace attractive boudoir full of artwork nouveau design; a dressing space that features classic costumes, aromatic perfumes and letters from admirers; and a non-public rooftop terrace adorned with an ornate pagoda and backyard.

A secret room inside the windmill of the Moulin Rouge brings to life the art and romance of the Belle Époque era for an experience through time.
A secret room contained in the windmill of the Moulin Rouge brings to life the artwork and romance of the Belle Époque period for an expertise via time.
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The private rooftop.
The personal rooftop.
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“The windmill was erected in 1889 as a tribute to Montmartre’s rural origins earlier than being rebuilt three many years later after a fireplace,” Claudine Van Den Bergh, a dancer within the play Féerie, mentioned.

“The bed room — which has been a closely-guarded secret thus far — recreates all of the romanticism of the Belle Époque, inviting visitors to journey again via historical past and time,” the discharge added.

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