Sacre Coeur Paris Architect, Parisian Church Building Photos, Location, French Basilica

Sacre Coeur Architecture, Paris : Montmartre Church

Historic Montmartre Building, France – design by Paul Abadie, architect

20 Oct 2011

Sacre Coeur

Sacred Heart Church

Location: 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, 75018 Paris, France – in Montmartre, north of Paris city centre

Photographs, taken in October 2011

Sacre Coeur Paris - Sacred Heart Church

Sacre Coeur Paris - Sacred Heart Church Building

Sacred Heart Church Paris
photographs © Adrian Welch

La Basilique du Sacré Coeur / Sacre Coeur Basilica

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photographs © Adrian Welch

Location: Montmartre, Paris XVIIIe
Date: 1912
Architect: Paul Abadie

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photographs © Adrian Welch

Located in the north of Paris on the hill of Montmartre this catholic church is famously white and looks out over Paris from this artisans quarter.

Sacré Coeur contains one of the world´s largest mosaics.

Basilique du Sacre Coeur consecrated in 1919

Abadie (1875-1912)

Sacre Coeur Opening Times

Basilica: 6.45 am – 11 pm
Dome + crypt: 9 am – 6 pm

always check with building operators / owners

Sacre Coeur Paris
Scanned photo by Isabelle Lomholt

The inspiration for Sacré Cœur’s design originated on 4 September 1870, the day of the proclamation of the Third Republic, with a speech by Bishop Fournier attributing the defeat of French troops during the Franco-Prussian War to a divine punishment after “a century of moral decline” since the French Revolution, in the wake of the division in French society that arose in the decades following that revolution, between devout Catholics and legitimist royalists on one side,[3] and democrats, secularists, socialists, and radicals on the other.

Sacre Coeur Paris photo
Scanned photo from the church looking into Paris by Isabelle Lomholt

Photos © Isabelle Lomholt 1989

Location: 35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre, 75018 Paris, France

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