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SACRE COURE

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica (French: Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, pronounced [sakʁe kœʁ]), is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France. A popular landmark, the basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in the city.

Sacré-Cœur is built of travertine stone quarried in Château-Landon (Seine-et-Marne), France. This stone constantly exudes calcite, which ensures that the basilica remains white even with weathering and pollution.

A mosaic in the apse, entitled Christ in Majesty, is among the largest in the world.

The basilica complex includes a garden for meditation, with a fountain. The top of the dome is open to tourists and affords a spectacular panoramic view of the city of Paris, which is mostly to the south of the basilica.

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  • Copyright: Oncel Manav (oncel) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 102 W: 26 N: 27] (1407)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-12-29
  • Categories: Event
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/60 seconds
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  • Date Submitted: 2010-01-22 14:47
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