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Address: Place de la Madeleine, 75001 Paris, France
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A beautiful church built by Napoleon in honor of his troops.

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The most different church I ever saw

Just great! The church is different an the history of its construction is unique. Pay attention to the painting over the church's altar. You can see in the same image Christ and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Santos, SP
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Santos, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just great! The church is different an the history of its construction is unique. Pay attention to the painting over the church's altar. You can see in the same image Christ and Napoleon being crowned by the Pope... No one pays attention to it... Then after research about the church history. You will understand the reason for the painting. Church... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful churches ive ever been in...all to the glory of Our Lady, it would be amazing to have mass in there

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Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Madeleine church looks like it should be in Italy, with its huge Romanesque columns...inside, its very French- beautiful sculpture and frescoes, huge pipe organ ready for your entertainment. Located near the Opera on the west bank.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sooo French just between the oprea and the Champs eyeles if you are taking a walk . The place have alot of very nice restaurant and cafes and really nice for shopping too .la Madeleine is on the top of my list of to go to places when I am in Paris

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

Passed by our way to place de la Madeline to pick up tickets and board hop-on bus. Visited in June 2012. Building is reminiscent of Roman architecture with the columns and detailing near the top of the building. Located in place de la Madeline (Madeline square) along with many hotels, restaurants and shops nearby. These were closed when we went... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

This is a very beautiful church. We got lucky to come in time for a pipe organ concert, which was intense. This church has elaborate history and a unique holiday atmosphere if you come before Christmas.

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Dayton, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

We just stumbled upon La Madeleine while taking a stroll and luckily was able to see a concert. Beautiful place for a concert. Amazing architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

You can make a nice beautiful walk in this area, nice boutiques cafes and French people))) nice Parisien area. Notice: better in summer

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

A huge church located at the heart of Paris. A short 10 minute walk from the Paris Opera, I love the location with fantastic stores, like Fauchons and Laduree. The facade is amazing and from the front you can walk towards concorde and the Seine.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Walking through the gates and up the stairs between the hugh columns is very impressive. This is a beautiful historic building in need of restoration so that you can appreciate the beautiful colours staturs, corniches, paintings and murals. It is dark inside and throughout the church you can feel the underlying beauty. The dome above the alter is gorgeous.

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