Sacré-Cœur, Paris

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Situated in the Marne-La-Vallee area of Paris, France is Disneyland Sacré-Cœur or the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris as it is officially known as a Roman Catholic church, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, that is situated in Paris, France. The basilica is located at the highest point of the city on the Montmartre. The basilica was designed by Paul Abadie, it took around 40 years to build, it was opened after the First World War in 1919 and still stands today as it did back then as an imposing structure on the area.

Getting there

The basilica is accessible by bus. Buses 30, 31, 80, and 85 can be taken to the bottom of the hill of the basilica. Line 12 of the metro can be taken to ‘Jules Joffrin station’ and visitors can then change to the ‘Montmartrobus’ and disembark at Place du Tertre which is a short walk away. The basilica is situated on a hill so can be a difficult climb for the elderly or those who struggle with inclines.

Opening Times and Admission

The Roman Catholic basilica is open daily, 6am-10.30pm. The basilica also has a dome that is open for visitors to climb this is also open daily, 8.30am-8pm in the summer and 9am-5pm in the winter. Access to the basilica is free, there are no guided tours but books are available to buy that can give you insight as you walk around. The dome has an admission fee for access. The crypt is closed for the foreseeable future.

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