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Sacré-Coeur

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Sacré-Coeur.

Sacré-Coeur features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day Paris City Guide3-day Paris City Guide5-day Paris City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • One of the most recognized building in Paris
  • Beautiful Roman Catholic church

Time required: 30 minutes

Phone: +33 1 53 41 89 00

Web site: http://www.sacre-coeur-m...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Daily: 6am - 10:30pm

Admission:

Ticket type Charge
General: Free

Public transport:

  • Metro Line 12: Abbesses station

Address: 35, rue du Chevalier-de-la-Barre, 75018 Paris

Things you need to know:

  • The Sacré-Coeur is a spectacular white Roman Catholic church on the top of Montmartre hill
  • It stands on the highest point in Paris
  • Its full name is the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Paris
  • The basilica was built 1876-1919 as a memorial to the French soldiers who died in the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71)
  • The construction was fincanced entirely from donations
  • It offers breathtaking views both from its front steps and its dome

What to do there:

  • After wandering around the small, narrow and hilly streets of Montmartre take the funiculaire to the top of the hill to this staggeringly beautiful basilica
  • Enjoy the atmosphere, visit the church and have a walk along the small and narrow streets on top of the hill
  • The views over Paris are gorgeous from there

 

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