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A beautiful church built by Napoleon in honor of his troops.
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Place de la Madeleine, 75001 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paris has a lot to see, including a lot of churches. If you have the time make sure to visit La Madeleline. While it may not look like a church on the outside, due to its unique construction history, the inside is as equally unique...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Madeleine is a central location in Paris with many brand stories, like Dior,Gucci and others. Nice restaurants and god transportation to go in and out.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zbyg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Napoleon got this one started as a neighborhood church. Now it's monumental icon, a focal point of an area where several boulevards come together. Very dark inside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 16 December 2018

This is a wonderful site to visit in Paris. It is a huge building that looks like a classic Greek temple with tall Corinthian columns all around. The formal name of this Roman Catholic church is L'église Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, but it is usually referred to as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Luciafernandez62
Reviewed 8 December 2018

A concert by Les Violons de France feat. Cécile Besnard was a memorable experience. La Madeleine chuch is very beautiful. The sheer size alone would make an impression but it was lovely on the inside too. Loved the statue on top of the altar and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ariel-Scarlett
Reviewed 5 December 2018

We have been to Paris about 20 times and finally went here. First of all it is undergoing a long overdue exterior cleaning. What a difference it makes. The interior is another story. Quite impressive and very clean.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

I went past this twice in a taxi and having visited the Pantheon in Rome felt compelled to visit. Very glad I made the decision to visit as it is simply stunning from an architectural perspective and even more breathtaking inside.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ivorwhittle
Reviewed 15 November 2018

The architecture of the building is fascinating. The interior art honors Napoleon and the armies of France with unique paintings and structures. It was used for many different venues including a catholic church once. The lower level is a mausoleum with the graves of prominent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 10 November 2018

La Madeleine is a gorgeous church built by Napoleon in the name of his troops. The structure is nice from external appearance while the internal parts are also worth to have a look while you are visiting this area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I recently went on a trip to Paris and re-visited La Madeleine. The visit also rekindled a funny story about the art-nouveau public women’s restrooms that used to be available there. (They have now been closed for several years.) The restrooms were located between the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Scenic30781
21 February 2018|
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Response from maltese632017 | Reviewed this property |
Ye,s smart casual, like everywhere in Paris. You don't have to overdo it but you need to look clean and respectable!
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bahar686868
20 September 2017|
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Response from Lydia B | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is open every day 9:30 am to 7 pm.
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20 September 2017|
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The church is usually open daily. I don't know the exact hours but at least from 8 am to 6 pm and later if there any concert or event. If there is a wedding in progress, that would be a great time. A wedding here is... More
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