Cathedrals & Basilicas

Montmartre I

Almost everyone who visits Paris has heard of Montmartre, but few know that the butte is such a storied place. So many fantastic events, many gruesome, have taken place on it for so long, since the dawn of time, that most tourists have no clue of its amazing history. Not many visitors even know that […]

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Sacre Coeur of Paris

Paris abounds with interesting buildings and monuments. Out of many iconic monuments, Sacre Coeur basilica, located due north on the hill of Montmartre (the mountain of the martyr), always stands out. One reason is its specific location overlooking the city, making it clearly visible from all points. Second, it is made of gypsum, a […]

By |November 6th, 2016|Cathedrals & Basilicas, Paris, Paris Attractions & Monuments|Comments Off on Sacre Coeur of Paris|