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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. Planning Paris trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • I have attended two Classictic concerts here in November 2017 and November 2019. The acoustics were very powerful. The Church looks like a Greek Temple on the outside. Inside is spacious. Despite....  more »
  • In Greek architectural style we saw this church whilst on a hop on hop off bus, the rear is a bit plain but the front and sides has nice stone reliefs and statues.  more »
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  • Monumental historical building. Too often skipped as unknown, it's absolutely worth a visit. A private parking by the hour is available underground
  • Once again thanks to Napoleon,in present day this church was designed in its present form as a temple to the glory of his army.Together with the banks of the Sein river,it is protected under UNESCO.Built in 1807 and completed in 1828.At the beginning it was named by Napoleon 'Temple to the Glory of the Great Army.

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