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Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre (Sacre-Coeur)

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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 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Watching sunrise/sunset
Description: 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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Great view, unfortunate incident

Because we were tired from walking all day, we opted to take a taxi to Sacre Coeur instead of the Metro. We enjoyed our time gazing out over the city and people watching. Two of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Mountain Brook, Alabama

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Mountain Brook, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Because we were tired from walking all day, we opted to take a taxi to Sacre Coeur instead of the Metro. We enjoyed our time gazing out over the city and people watching. Two of our group climbed to the top of the tower to see the view from there. When we were ready to leave, we chose to walk... More 

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Milan, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Visiting Sacre-Coeur is ok if you are a completist, but there are much better things to do in Paris. If you want a view from the top, visit Arc de Triomphe. Montmartre has seveal private museums and nice restaurants, but the area around the church is simply a trap for tourists: there are dozens of pickpockets and beggars and the... More 

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place to visit, not too old but worth a look. Lots of people and tourist but if you have time stop by to give it a tour.

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The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Sacre coeure is beautiful. It's quite a bit of walking, all uphill, to get there, but definitely worth it.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The first time I visited Sacre Coeur I was stunned by the gold and blue image of Christ on the inside of the dome, it made it worth climbing all those steps to see it. That was about 12 years ago and this year I went back to Paris and I wanted to see the inside of Sacre Coeur again.... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Walked to the Sacre Coeur from the Eiffel Tower, tooke 1.5 hours but stopped to ogle in some of the shops on the way. Well worth the walk, the view over Paris, once you scale the many steps to the top, is second to none. There was a mass being served when we visited but the tourist trail around the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Lovely, sacred Sacre Coeur is well worth the visit. Our hotel was within walking distance of this beautiful Catholic Church. My husband counted 246 steps to the church entrance. We went inside while a mass was being conducted, and most tourists were very respectful and quiet. The views of the city from this high peak were incredible. We did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The Sacre-Coeur Basilica is dedicated to Sacred Heart of Jesus. It's located on the highest point in the city, Montmartre. The construction of Basilica began in 1875 and was completed in 1914. Built from the travertine stone, it exudes calcite, which make it look pure white even when the sky is grey. You can climb to the Dome for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit just for the amazing view at the top of the stairs (you can take the funicular with a metro ticket). If you do feel like taking a look inside make sure to dress appropriately. It's a beautiful basilica but I can't say it's the most impressive one I've ever seen. They're very strict about not talking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We found this place and it has amazing views both inside and out. It is a little further outside of the main tourist area but worth the trip.

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Address: 35, Rue du Chevalier-De-La-Barre - Montmartre, 75018 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 53 41 89 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montmartre
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:30 pm

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Montmartre
Montmartre is a bustling mix of cultures, colors, 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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