Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Paris

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You'll recognize Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre by its picture-perfect white stone. The basilica remains white even with weathering and pollution, due to its construction with travertine stone, which exudes the mineral calcite. Before entering, take a look up at the Equestrian Statue of King Saint Louis on the left and the Equestrian Statue of Saint Joan of Arc on the right. When you enter, you're surrounded by interesting artifacts and art, including the mosaic in the apse entitled "Christ in Majesty,” which is among the largest in the world. Join the daily Catholic mass or meditate at the fountain in the gardens. To visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre on your trip to Paris, use our Paris trip app.
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  • This would be a must see if it wasn’t for the graffiti, idiots playing loud music when mass is on, horrific love padlocks attaches to the railings, board up carousel ride at the bottom and the...  more »
  • Must see location in Paris. The silhouette of the outside is stunning, as is the inside of the church. Free to enter, no booking required like other sites in Paris. Also great views of the city from.....  more »
  • When we went up to the Sacre-Coeur the same thing happened to us that has happened to so many other tourists. The men trying to tie bracelets to your arm. TheY forcefully grabbed my arm as well as my....  more »

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