The Madeleine Church was designed iglory of Napoleon's army. Between place de la Concorde, place Vendôme and Saint-Lazare train station.
The Madeleine is built in the Neo-Classical with Its fifty-two Corinthian columns, each 20 metres high. The pediment sculpture of the Last Judgement is by Lemaire, and the church's bronze doors bear reliefs representing the Ten Commandments. The Madeleine is still a site for societies weddings and funerals, a flower market is held around the church from Tuesday to Friday.
Numerous boutiques are around the Madeleine church, Mariage Freres (tea), Maille (mustard), Fauchon and Hediard for delicatessen.
Not to be missed, La Pinacotheque, the most active parisian are exhibition venue.
AddressPlace de la Madeleine Paris 8e
How to get thereMétro line 8, 12 ou 14 : Madeleine
Hotels near Madeleine ChurchHotel Saint Petersbourg Opera Paris
Hotel Villathena Opera Paris
Hotel ATN Paris Opera
Grand Hotel Palais Royal Opera Paris
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