Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Paris

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#3 of 4,886 in Historic Sites in France
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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  • Basilaque du Sacre-Coeur is a wonderful architectural structure both inside and out. The overhead views of Paris are unique to Basilaque du Sacre-Coeur. The interior offers a sense of peace and...  more »
  • Magnificent architecture of this massive hilltop Roman Catholic Basilica. A spectacular interior with gilded murals. No entrance fee. Well worth the time it takes to get here.  more »

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