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Place de la Madeleine

Paris, France (Opéra)
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Ranked #147 of 763 Attractions in Paris
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: This plaza is known for its neo-classical temple, la Madeleine, and its gourmet food shops.
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Toronto, Canada
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392 reviews 392 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Somehow it never gets tiring to see the architecture and paintings. I think this is not as grand as Notre Dame but also worth seeing!

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Ontario Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

La Place de la Madeleine is very busy during the day, but at night, it because something else completely. Just a beautiful area of Paris for another night walk. While you are there, take the time to visit La Madeleine church.

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Lord Howe Island, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We watched the Bastille Day celebrations from here, which was a bit out of the way of most of the crowds, but still great atmosphere

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

There are many good stores at the Place de Madeleine. For food, Fauchon has become an iconic landmark in gastronomy and the macaroons there are the best. There are other food stores and a very good crystal store, which is Baccarat. Even if you do not plan to buy any crystal, enter this store and see the new things that... More

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a lively square with many options of things to do and the beautiful church of Madeleine in the center. Many restaurants, cafes and shops are situated within this square and in the surrounding neighborhood.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Fabulous building in a stunning location. Excellent shops on the square and well- priced cafés offering very tasty food.

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Only spent an hour or so, walking the square and one or two lanes off of it; visiting Fauchon to buy chocolates and macaroons; taking in the general ambience. Lots of little speciality shops - a condiment shop, a couple selling caviar a few speciality chocolate shops. Has a very pleasant atmosphere here and I'm sure we will revisit at... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Pace de la Madeleine is very pretty, but we just visited because of Laduree. It was very busy when we were there, after lunch. Didn't spend much time here.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This place is lined with some great little shops selling everything from coffee to caviar. Well worth exploring through them and taking some photos of the Madeleine from different angles.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Lovely hotel in amazing location. Small yet comfortable rooms but that's Paris. Metro is close but has many stairs.

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