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Pantheon

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Address: Place du Pantheon, 75005 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 01 44 32 18 00
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Description: With the Pantheon, architect Jacques-Germain Soufflot met Louis XV’s wish...
With the Pantheon, architect Jacques-Germain Soufflot met Louis XV’s wish to glorify the monarchy in the form of a church dedicated to Saint Geneviève, the patron saint of Paris. The edifice was deconsecrated during the Revolution in 1791 and renamed the Pantheon. During the turbulent years of the 19th century, as regimes changed, it alternated in its role as a religious and patriotic monument. Since 1885, the year of Victor Hugo’s death and burial in the Pantheon, it has been the last resting place for the great writers, scientists, generals, churchmen and politicians who have made the history of France. The crypt houses the tombs of more than 70 illustrious figures including Voltaire, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile Zola, Alexandre Dumas, Pierre and Marie Curie etc.Open:> 1st April to 30th September: from 10 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.> 1st October to 31st March: from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last admission 45 minutes before closing time. Closed:> 1st January, 1st May and 25th December. Admission fees: Adults : 8,5€; Concessions (18 to 25) = 5,50 €; Free admission: minors under 18*; Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France) * excluding school groups
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Located slightly outside of the tourist circle is this Pantheon. There are two attractions here, one is the Foucault's Pendulum, it is a demonstration of the Earth's rotation and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

this place is quite beautiful. there is so much history here. the sculptures and paintings are magnificent. Don't waste your money on the head sets they are very confusing.

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Located slightly outside of the tourist circle is this Pantheon. There are two attractions here, one is the Foucault's Pendulum, it is a demonstration of the Earth's rotation and you could tell the time based on the swinging motion of the pendulum. The other attraction is its crypt. Here, if you're eagle-eyed, you can spot the burial places for Voltaire,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A beautiful building in the Latin Quarter, it houses some of the most important people in french history. From Voltaire, to Rousseau, Victor Hugo, Dumas, to even Marie Curie are buried here. A french heritage site, its a nice place to stroll and visit if you love architecture and french history. Also, the place its extremely well maintain and it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A remarkable achievement and full of great stories. Note: the modern european museum has guide books &/or markings / displays in multiple languages - the Pantheon does not. So prepare to slow down and translate. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

The Colonade is closed for renovation but there s still the beautiful architecture, sculptures and fine art to be apprieciated along with the interest of the crypts of many of Paris's finst citizens of the past, including Voltaire and Victor Hugo.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Very impressive, it's has a beautiful structure, it was not how I imagined it but it was better. You can the whole thing in about 1 hour. Many great people have been buried there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Our first Paris hotel had a bidet, and was located very near the Pantheon. I recently had an argument with a friend who should have known better - He insisted the Pantheon is in Rome. Yes, that is correct; however a number of cities have pantheons, and the Paris Pantheon is famous in its own right.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Situated just a few blocks from the Luxembourg Gardens, this architectural wonder is just magnificent. When you step inside you are immediately impressed by the vaulted ceiling and as you look around you realize that you are immersed in the history of France. Many of France's most famous citizens are entombed in the Pantheon but rather than feeling odd at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

During the winter of 2013, I visited France. I could not believe how magnificent this Pantheon was, it actually was even better than the one from Italy, Rome. The ambience, to finest sculptures, to it's finest artwork, to paintings, to it's stonework and much more. This is a must see to anyone who's into fine arts, and a monument to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Much better than the Roman Pantheon. Well maintained, and recently renovated. Definitely worth a trip

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Address: Place du Pantheon, 75005 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 01 44 32 18 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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