SANCTUARY OF SACRED HEART OF PARIS
The construction of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is based on a «national wish», in a difficult historical context, during the war of 1870 between France and Germany after the military defeat and the occupation of part of France by the German troops,
Alexandre Legentil and Hubert Rohault de Fleury vow to build a church dedicated to the Heart of Christ in order to do penance. The basilica was consecrated in 1919.
Discover the largest mosaic in France and access the dome with a 360° view of the City of Light.
DISCOVERY OF SACRED HEART OF PARIS
Montmartre and its hill offers one of the most beautiful panoramic views of Paris.
Discover around the basilica, a charming area, the Place du Tertre, the vineyards of Montmartre, the Abbesses district with small steep streets, and at the foot of the hill, the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret.