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La Madeleine

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about La Madeleine.

La Madeleine features in these preplanned City Guides:

5-day Paris City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Roman Catholic church with a unique design

Time required: 20 minutes

Phone: +33 1-44-51-69-00

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Monday - Saturday: 7:30am - 7pm
Sunday: 8am - 7pm

Admission:

Ticket type Charge
General: Free

Public transport:

  • Metro Line 12: Madeleine station Metro
  • Line 8: Madeleine station
  • Metro Line 14: Madeleine station

Address: place de la Madeleine, Paris

Things you need to know:

  • La Madeleine is a Neo-Classical Roman Catholic church
  • The best-preserved Roman temple, The Maison Carrée at Nimes, inspired its design
  • Originally it was planned as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army, a cause blunted by the complition of Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
  • It was consecrated in 1842
  • The building has 52 Corinthian columns (each 20 meter high) running around its entire exterior
  • The pipe organ of the church is regarded as one of the best in Paris
  • Frédéric Chopin's funeral was held here

What to do there:

  • Discover the impressive church both from the inside and outside

 

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La Madeleine features in these preplanned City Guides: