Basilique du Sacré Coeur & Place du Tertre

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When visiting Paris the Basilique du Sacré Coeur is a must to see. Situated on the hills of Montmartre overviewing Paris the view from it, is perhaps just as impressing as the inside.

The Sacré Coeur Catholic basilica was built at the end of the 19th century at the top of Montmartre hill in Paris. Its famous white pastry like architecture is dominating Paris. A holy place and a flagship of Catholic devotion to the Holy Virgin in Paris. It attracts many pilgrims from all over the world and has a large network of affiliated churches.

The Sacré Coeur has been represented many times by Montmartre painters near-by on Place du Tertre.

The Sacré Coeur district offers many spectacular views on Paris. Its village like streets and squares, its cafés and restaurants, its painters on Place du Tertre attract many tourists.

But, as you walk a few meters away from the core tourist area, you discover very quiet and charming spots, quite unexpected in such a large city as Paris.

The nearest metro station is Abbesses on line 12. Be prepared for a short and nice walk up the hill. The Sacré-Coeur is opened from 6.45am to 11pm.

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Is a fantastic panorama view.
Is a fantastic panorama view.
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Now you see!
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Place du Tertre. I fall in love wi…
Place du Tertre. I fall in love w…
photo by: Sweetski