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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, 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 a double monument, political and cultural, both a national penance for the supposed excesses of the Second Empire and socialist Paris Commune of 1871. crowning its most rebellious neighborhood, and an embodiment of conservative moral order, publicly dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which was an increasingly popular vision of a loving and sympathetic Christ.
The white edifice of the Sacré-Coeur majestically overlooks Montmartre. Built on the hill in the neighborhood’s most popular and most picturesque in Paris, it rises 129 meters above sea level The front of the basilica can enjoy a magnificent panorama of the city of Paris. A view which makes it the highest of Paris after the Eiffel Tower.
The Basilica of the Sacré-Coeur is one of the most visited monuments of Paris. Its whiteness, visible from all sides makes it the ultimate symbol of Montmartre. Despite the pollution, the basilica is still white.
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