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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. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • It looks like a Roman building, but when you go inside it is an ordinary church. The back is closed by huge doors. You can get it for free. The front faces the obelisk. A few streets to the left is the Ritz hotel.
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  • Worldly known church, greek style, plenty of History for France and the world. One of the most luxurious environments in Paris. However, this is a church indeed. Very nice architecture inside, nice al...  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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