Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre

Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre
The Basilica of Sacré-Coeur overlooks Paris from its White dome. Located at the Summit of the butte Montmartre, one of the highest hills of Paris, it offers one of the finest views of Paris. The Church in the form of a Greek cross, and its crypt, is romano-Byzantine style. It was built between 1875 and 1923 by architect Paul Abadie, after the Paris Commune. It is with his 80-metre dome. The ceiling is decorated with the largest mosaic of France measuring about 480 m2. And, it also has the largest Bell of France weighing 19 tonnes, drag Annecy (Haute-Savoie) up to the sacred heart.
On the mound below the Basilica, found the place du Tertre and its painters, the neighbourhood of the Abbesses where wind of multiple small steep streets, and at the foot of the Hill, the famous Moulin Rouge.
Access of the Basilica is free all day from 6 am-11 pm.

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