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Address: Place de la Madeleine, 75001 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 44 51 69 00

A beautiful church built by Napoleon in honor of his troops.

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This historic church has an impressive entrance and the alterpiece is of course breathtaking. There were surpsisingly few people there.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Barcelona, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This historic church has an impressive entrance and the alterpiece is of course breathtaking. There were surpsisingly few people there.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is, justifiably, one of the most iconic of Parisian sights. It is very close to most of the attractions on the right bank so should be included in any itinerary. Agreed, it is not an ancient monument more in line with the Parthenon than the cathedral of Notre-Dame but is still most magnificent space. The acoustics are marvelous and... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Another iconic place in Paris. The building looks like a Roman forum, but it's a church. Cross the street and have some tea at Fauchon.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we first passed this magnificent church on the open top bus tour, and took a million pictures whilst going round the perimeter of it. the tour bus had an audio guide that informed us of the history of it,and its quite fascinating. the amount of changes over the ages is quite astonishing. we visited again later in the day and... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to Place de la Concorde and the Opera Garnier. It is a fantastic monument. Although not very old it is one of the largest and most impressive church in Paris. Free entrance. If you are lucky you can assist to concert or chorus while visiting.

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Stratford, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the overlooked places in a city filled with so much to look at. The architecture sets it apart from other churches. Concerts are beautiful and we attended over the holidays so the church was lit up beautifully at night.

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After seeing a lot of great places in Paris, I was bit let down with this church. It was under maintenance and due to pollution the outside had turned black. Some nice statues though.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since it was raining and cold outside, checked out this place as Vivaldi concert was scheduled. Will recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss La Madeleine church. During winter time colored lights are projected to its façade and columns, showing its beauty to everyone that is around her. If you go visit the church during the day, cross the street and experience the gourmet food at Le Fauchon, while you cherish the monumental La Madeleine.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pretty church, short walk from the Place Vendome & the Ritz. Great statues- the Mary Magdelene statue in the front is absolutely beautiful.

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