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Place of worship

Église de la Madeleine

L'Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris © OTCP - Amélie Dupont

The Eglise de la Madeleine is situated between Place de la Concorde and the Palais Garnier opera house, in Haussmannian...

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Place de la Madeleine

75008 Paris

District : Opéra - Grands Boulevards, Saint-Lazare

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Description
The Eglise de la Madeleine is situated between Place de la Concorde and the Palais Garnier opera house, in Haussmannian Paris. Its construction started in 1764 and finished in 1842. Its appearance is atypical of that of a religious building, in the form of a Greek temple without any crosses or bell-towers. Napoleon wanted it to be a pantheon in honor of his armies. Before entering through the two monumental bronze doors, you can admire the Corinthian columns which surround the building. Inside, there are sculpture, paintings and the famous neo-Byzantine mosaic created by Charles-Joseph Lameire. The magnificant church organ was designed by Aristide Cavaillé-Coll. Throughout the year, both day and night, the church programmes quality classical music concerts.
L'Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris © OTCP - Amélie Dupont

Eglise de la Madeleine

© OTCP - Amélie Dupont

L'Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris © OTCP - Marc Verhille

Eglise de la Madeleine

© OTCP - Marc Verhille

Christmas lights, Eglise de la Madeleine, Paris © OTCP - Fabian Charaffi

Eglise de la Madeleine

© OTCP - Fabian Charaffi

Eglise de la Madeleine, Rue Royale, Paris © OTCP - Amélie Dupont

Vue de l'Eglise de la Madeleine

© OTCP - Amélie Dupont

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Viewpoint

View from Madeleine to the Palais Bourbon.

Architectural style

Neoclassical

Collections

Decorative Arts, History, Mosaics, Organ, Painting, Sculpture,

Statute

National

Services and facilities of the establishment
Services

Photos allowed

Documentation in a foreign language

English

Gift shop

The website includes an online shop : www.eglise-lamadeleine.com/boutique-de-la-madeleine

Photos allowed

No flash photography.

Other

Bookshop

Business area
Number of meeting rooms

0

Number of private rooms

0

Room rental

No

Entrance fees and modalities
Independent tour

Free entry.

Guided tour

Information and booking on +33 (0)6 81 19 28 93 - universtourism@yahoo.fr - www.universtourism.com

Free

Free entry.

Free for young people and children

Free entry.

Opening times
Opening times

9.30am to 7pm.

Exceptional opening

1 January, Easter, Easter Monday, Ascension Day, 8 May, Whitsuntide, Whit Monday, 14 July, 15 August, 1 November, 11 November, 25 December

Address details
Église de la Madeleine

Place de la Madeleine
75008 Paris
GPS : 48.870072 / 2.3245379999999614

Telephone : +33 (0) 1 44 51 69 00 - Fax : +33 (0) 1 40 07 03 91

Contact

Website : www.eglise-lamadeleine.com

Access

District : Opéra - Grands Boulevards, Saint-Lazare

  • Madeleine
  • 24, 42, 43, 52, 84, 94
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