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La Madeleine, Paris

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#13 of 97 in Historic Sites in Paris
Architectural Building Religious Site
features one of the best-known churches in Paris: la Madeleine. The church is designed in the style of a Corinthian order Classical temple. Construction on the church began in 1764, although it was not consecrated until 1845. The plaza is known for its specialty food stores, including chocolate shops, and has many cafes. Arrange your visit to La Madeleine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Paris using our Paris trip builder.
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  • Along the iconic Rue Royale from the Tuileries is go to the bottom of this sober and elegant church of the Madeleine, a Roman temple that trims its silhouette in an area well parisina.por inside also is beautiful and deserves even a short visit which is different from the rest.
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  • The Church looks majestic from the outside in its austerity and greatness. Among the many churches in Paris, however, among those who gave me less excitement. Anyway to see, given that the tour is not too demanding and nearby you will find much more.
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  • Paris is now doing repair work in different places, and I was on this trip. Here also. Hanging large sheets for construction, so couldn't look. When I went to this impression. Slow and stately even in the heart of Paris and into a spacious mind flow was calm.
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  • Totally not what you would expect when you see the exterior .... the sheer beauty of the interior is breathtaking 👌
  • This church is so large and it resembles a Roman temple. The interior is quite dark and mystical with many different chapels and various artworks that are worth looking at. The exterior is very imposing even under construction.
  • Impressive Catholic church. I was amazed by the details in the pulpit. Also has plates in requiem for the soldiers in WW2.
  • One of the most striking buildings in Paris hard to believe it's a relatively modern structure built by Napoleon.
  • If you walk along the Rue Royale from Place de la Concord, you will see this wonderful landmark building. Most of the tourist take a few minutes for photo there.

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