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In context : At the hills of eastern Paris : Belleville and Buttes-Chaumont
(From : De Mouzaïa Street). At the end of de Mouzaïa street, turn right into Pelleport street, then right again into des Bois street, then right still into Henri-Ribière street, up to the garden of the Regard-de-la-Lanterne. Compans street will then lead you to Belleville street. Take the latter to the left until the cemetary and du Télégraphe street.
This is one of the highest places in Paris, but not the highest ! The altitude here, just aside the cemetery of Belleville, is 128.16 meters, whereas in Montmartre, to the left of the Saint-Pierre church, it is 128.21 meters ! That was close.
This measurements concern the public places. If private places are taken into account, the highest locations and their altitude slightly change, but Montmartre is still the winner.
A 1984 plaque marks the spot at 40, du Télégraphe street, but the altitude given (128.497 meters) is a little overestimated. It was where Claude Chappe set up its telegraph during the French Revolution.