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Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Address: 35, Rue du Chevalier-De-La-Barre - Montmartre, 75018 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 53 41 89 00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 22:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This Montmartre landmark, a 19th-century basilica built by the French...

This Montmartre landmark, a 19th-century basilica built by the French government following the Franco-Prussian War, features a large medieval dome that provides excellent views of the city.

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Climb the dome - it's worth it!

The views from the dome are beautiful, but it is a tough climb - nearly 300 steps up a very narrow spiral staircase. But once you get to the top, it's breathtaking! It wasn't... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The views from the dome are beautiful, but it is a tough climb - nearly 300 steps up a very narrow spiral staircase. But once you get to the top, it's breathtaking! It wasn't busy at all in late November - we did not get tickets in advance and walked right in in late afternoon.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place have one of the best views of Paris and a lot of history, i recommend you go inside and climb to the top of the Basilique. A must go place in the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you don't want to be bothered on your way up or down from the Basilica, do not make eye contact with the solicitors/peddlers/side vendors! Just keep walking and enjoy your time there because the views are amazing and the architecture is incredible! I read some of the advice on here to stay away from the guys selling bracelets...so glad... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amazing building set high on a hill which provides great views over the city. We went early on a Sunday morning and it was still incredibly busy with a bit of a queue to get in. There was a service going on but it seems to continue despite the shuffle and clicking of tourists. The church is on a hill,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A superb church high up with commanding views of the city. The architecture is wonderful and it is peaceful. A must visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Originally one of the "shunned" parts of the city where "low-lifes" and degenerates were housed. Later became a wine growing area, now one of the best places to see Paris. A must visit for anyone in the city, even if you have seen it 100 times, come back. A little known fact is that the Sacre-Coeur Basilica facade is bleached... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this place is lovely with a building the detail is amazing worth seeing if ever in paris! we stopped of here from a river cruise so we could get seeing all the sights crammed in to 2 days

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Steep climb up but use funicular! Swarms of street sellers at bottom are a bit intimidating as they surround you and are very persistent again if you use funicular you avoid this. Views from top are amazing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited here around 9am on a weekday. There were only a few people around on our way up but, by the time were were leaving, the crowds were gathering and the peddlers had arrived. It's worth a visit as the structure is beautiful, as is the view from the top. TIP: Be firm with the men who try to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you visit Paris, you have to go here! We went on a Sunday morning and it was just amazing! I'm not sure if it happens every day, but the morning we went there was a service in procession, with singing and hymns; it gave me goosebumps how mesmerising it was. Around the Sacre-Coeur you feel as though you're in... More 

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Montmartre
Montmartre is a bustling mix of cultures, colours, and styles which changes from one street to another. Ride the funicular (or, for a real workout, climb the steps) to the sublime Sacré-Coeur (Basilica of the Sacred Heart) with its inspiring view of the city. The church is surrounded by provincial streets and piano bars where tourists, artists, and street entertainers thrive. At the foot of the hill, Boulevard de Clichy features shops not intended for young audiences, while residences are scattered to the north and east. The diverse population includes a large part from the Arab-speaking world, Africa, and Turkey. It’s a corner of Paris full of life and dynamism with charms that can’t be found anywhere else.
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