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A beautiful church built by Napoleon in honor of his troops.
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Place de la Madeleine, 75001 Paris, France
Opéra / Bourse
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+33 1 44 51 69 00
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We saw this building quite a few times and it resembled an Acropolis style building. Then we were walking and came across it and I just have to say wow! It’s an immense and awesome building and I wish I could have witnessed a service...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge 19th Century church built where a number of boulevards come together. Looks like a Greek temple, but it's a Catholic church, very dark inside.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stunning church in a beautiful setting. Building itself is majestic and very unique in style. Be sure to visit.

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reflecting the antique revival taste of the early XIXth century the exterior resembles a Greek Temple. Restoration work is underway. The interior,recently renovated is more Roman in its inspiration. The Church had a political purpose as indicated by the presence of Napoleon and various kings...More

Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the menu - Mediterranean salad. Quinoa, kale, olives cucumber feta. Sounds good right? Normally the food is great, but this one is a major flub. It was plate of quinoa and very very little of the other ingredients. And no dressing. I had two...More

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large imposing church in a central location. If you go to a concert, sit near the front, acoustics good, but not great.

Thank chezclark
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We just see this great building because we are going to buy Maille Dijon Mustard in the area and decided to see it first before we refill my wife’s preserved bottle only for mustard.

Thank Jun J
Reviewed 15 June 2018

This is a gigantic and stunning church, located in the Opera district in Paris. Both the exteriors and the interiors are imposing and beautifully designed. The acoustics inside the church is absolutely wonderful. Well worth the visit.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place to visit. Massive exterior and stunning interior. Many visitors on a midweek morning. Exterior appeared to be being prepped for renovation.

Thank WildWonderfulWV304
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

This one is really amazing. Must-see in Paris. Made my Napoleon so there's some history. Imposing from outside and beautiful on the inside

Thank Samuel D
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Nearby
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
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21 February 2018|
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Response from maltese632017 | Reviewed this property |
Ye,s smart casual, like everywhere in Paris. You don't have to overdo it but you need to look clean and respectable!
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20 September 2017|
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Response from Lydia B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is open every day 9:30 am to 7 pm.
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20 September 2017|
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Response from cleyes1939 |
The church is usually open daily. I don't know the exact hours but at least from 8 am to 6 pm and later if there any concert or event. If there is a wedding in progress, that would be a great time. A wedding here is... More
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