Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris
Sacre Coeur is located on the hill of Montmartre , which is the highest point in Paris . The author of the project was the famous architect Paul Abadie. Construction of the basilica began in 1875 and completed only in 1923. The temple was built from an unusual white stone, which is mined in quarries Chateau Landon . This durable stone like granite, and is white in the rain, making the basilica still lighter.
To basilica is tall ladder, numbering 237 degrees. The main entrance to the cathedral is decorated with bronze statues of Joan of Arc and St. Louis. The church interior is striking monumental mosaics and stained-glass windows amazing on "Reverence France before the heart of the Lord." Near the walls of the basilica on the slopes of Montmartre broken wonderful garden which is a favorite tourist destination. Around the temple on top of twisted cozy streets of Montmartre. This place is for those who want to experience the atmosphere of artistic Paris.
Get to Sacre Coeur can on the subway, you must go to the station Anvers - Abbesses, or by bus number 30, 31, 80 and 85.