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La Madeleine, Paris

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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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  • A monument which requires both outside (gives character to this district, the tourist is transported out of department stores, from tdecouvrir this church) than inside (decorated by many classical music concerts)
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  • Just great! The church is different an the history of its construction is unique. Pay attention to the painting over the church's altar. You can see in the same image Christ and Napoleon being crowned...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful churches ive ever been in...all to the glory of Our Lady, it would be amazing to have mass in there