The Moulin Rouge

The Moulin Rouge is the famous music hall in Paris which was opened for public in the year 1889. The music hall was owned by Charles Zidler and Joseph Oller and gave the hall the distinction of being the temple of music and dance.

The distinction did become true in some sense as the Moulin Rouge came to be regarded as the best place to watch Parisian girls display some amazing dance moves. The famous Can-Can dance that had been in existence since the 1830s became a greater rage after being staged at the Moulin Rouge.

The Moulin Rouge building was built ahead of its time as it had a red windmill at the front while the entire building was done up in glittering lights which were a novelty at the time of the establishment of the Moulin Rouge. The building also had a castle, a den and a dance hall.

In the early years of its establishment, the Moulin Rouge earned the reputation of being a brothel where girls performing bawdy dance moves tried to entertain and seduce the male clientele. However, this blot was later wiped out as Moulin Rouge came to be recognized for its exquisite cabaret shows which attracted clientele from the high class society.

Now after nearly 120 years of its existence, the Moulin Rouge still holds its place as the best place to visit for adult entertainment. Although the Can-Can dance has been toned down, yet it still exists and is the main reason because of which patrons flock to Moulin Rouge.

The present day shows at the Moulin Rouge are extravagant and spectacular with more than 100 performers dressed in the most extravagant costumes. The dancers not only show the exquisite dance moves but also entertain the guests with their splits, high-kick moves, cartwheels and other acrobatic tricks.

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