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Basilique du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre

Church, Monument / Landmark, and Historic Site
Clignancourt, Paris
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  • This church is famous for their scenic views. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • Bea A.
    "But bring your own wine and sit on the steps and enjoy live music."(14 Tips)
    Manuel B.
    "sit at the stairs and enjoy the great view of Paris."(16 Tips)
    Mario .
    "Check out the awesome view of Paris up to the top of the Basilica."(10 Tips)
    Maya A.
    "I loved its exterior, and the view of the city from the top!"(99 Tips)
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  • Gabi B.
    Gabi BulumacMay 1, 2016
    Sacré-Cœur’ means ‘Sacred-Heart’ in English and is a reference to the heart of Jesus, which is the representation of his divine love for humanity ❤️ Beautiful Church......Lovely area 👌
    Upvoted Mar 25
  • Artyom F.
    Artyom FedosovJuly 27, 2016
    Marvelous city view at early morning, rest of time filled with swarming tourists. Explore the neighborhood, Montmartre vibes are much stronger then you think.
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew CherkashinDecember 16, 2014
    Amazing views of the city from the top of Montmartre hill. One of the best spots to watch the sunset in Paris. Visit on a clear day. A must see destination! Cafes of Montmartre are around the corner
  • Amit G.
    Amit GaharwarSeptember 23, 2014
    One of the oft missed by Paris visitors. However it is a must see. Try arriving via the Montmartre bus and alight at Place du Tertre. Walk through the market before reaching the basilica.
  • Cathrine M.
    Cathrine MyhreMarch 19, 2015
    Lovely catholic church, HIGHLY recommend the dome trip - 300 steps and 8 euros, but the view was stunning 😍we went there one a foggy day, but a great alternative to the eiffel tower😊
  • All-Paris-Apartments.com
    All-Paris-Apartments.comOctober 18, 2012
    The dome of the Sacre Coeur is the second-highest point in Paris after the Eiffel Tower, providing great views of the city! Come early morning or evening to avoid the crowds!
  • Leah R.
    Leah RaddishApril 8, 2015
    My favorite church in Paris. Beautiful architecture, lovely neighborhood, and great views of the city. If you're lucky you'll catch the soccer guy in nice weather, though it does create quite a crowd.
  • IvBeenThere.com
    IvBeenThere.comJune 3, 2014
    True Landmark in Paris Skyline. You can see it from almost any place in Paris. Is a nice luminous church different from the dark gothic ones!You have to visit! Read more
  • Mel M.
    Mel McFebruary 10, 2014
    I had a local drive me up to Sacré-Cœur, but would still highly recommend making the effort to visit. The views across Paris are lovely and what little I saw of Montmarte, it is worth visiting Read more
  • Gordon W.
    Gordon WrightJune 21, 2016
    Go early if you want to see the fantastic views of Paris from this 19th century cathedral at the highest point in Paris. Otherwise, it's overrun with Japanese girls taking hundreds of selfies.
  • Alteralec
    AlteralecDecember 27, 2013
    Located on the Montmartre Hill, near Pigalle, this beautiful cathedral offers a lovely viewpoint. The streets nearby are the home of numerous painters and musicians. A bit touristy but must see.
  • Lock Man
    Lock ManFebruary 22, 2015
    Really enjoyable place. You can pray, you can eat crepes, chocolates, macarones, you can make art, you can just sit on the ladders and make love, you can do shoppin... whatever u want
  • Jemimah W.
    Jemimah WeiFebruary 17, 2014
    the climb is so worth it tho. if youre lucky, you'll catch this dude doing tricks with a soccer ball and scaling lampposts. honestly one of the more memorable experiences in paris!
  • Elle T.
    Elle T.September 26, 2014
    You can use your T+ ticket for the funicular ride up the Butte du Montmartre and save yourself some energy but walk down through the backlanes and find the surprising private vineyards.
  • Mario .
    Mario 🌮July 30, 2016
    Check out the awesome view of Paris up to the top of the Basilica. Be forewarned, it's 300 steps up to the top but totally worth the sore thighs the next day.
  • Polina
    PolinaJuly 29, 2013
    This place is not only about "the great view" thing but the holy and sacred atmosphere inside the church!.. It gives your soul such a unique, blessed feeling! You can light a candle and make a wish!
  • Brittny K.
    Brittny KunkleAugust 15, 2016
    This is my favorite church in Paris. The views from the dome are awesome, but the climb to the top is very narrow, so a warning for those who are claustrophobic.
  • Almog T.
    Almog TlumakJanuary 21, 2015
    A beautiful cathedral and the most amazing view on Paris. Located between the magical streets of Montmartre. Free entry.
  • lamazone
    lamazoneMarch 10, 2012
    Go all the way to the Basilique. Go on, through the park, up the stairs, go go. It is really really worth it. You may thank me when you have caught your breath.
  • Robert A.
    Robert AccetturaJanuary 5, 2015
    Worth the climb for the view. It's not really with paying for a ride up. The stairs in the center area are pretty broken up. Do a set, then stop for the view and pictures. Then repeat. Good workout
  • Scott H.
    Worth the walk up the stairs and past the horde of sellers touching your arm. Just hold on to your wallet and say NO ! not so bad on the top, there they sell you beer and are a lot nicer.
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatMarch 7, 2012
    The view from Montmartre is so spectacular that you would almost forget about the church itself! Make sure not to miss the beautiful interior: admission is free.
  • Laura K.
    Laura KendleAugust 14, 2014
    Amazing views and great atmosphere up there. Very busy with lots of tourist shops but well worth it for the sights.
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeNovember 18, 2014
    Beware of the aggressive friendship bands scammers on the way up. Totally fantastic city view is worth it though. The church has amazing architecture too.
  • Carolina P.
    Carolina PereiraJuly 9, 2013
    Although it is forbidden, off course everybody takes pictures. There is only one guard but there are a lot of locals that will tell you to quit. Don't use flash and be discrete :)
  • Filmsquare
    FilmsquareSeptember 28, 2013
    In a montage of shots of the devastated earth following the zombie attacks of World War Z (2013) we see the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur with the Eiffel Tower in the background as we hear of the new hope.
  • Jonathan C.
    Jonathan ChooOctober 28, 2014
    Amazing Byzantine architecture. Visit early in the morning to avoid the tourist crowd and dodgy sellers.
  • Emily P.
    Emily PegDecember 18, 2014
    Beautiful church with spectacular views of the city. The view from the dome is worth the walk up!
  • Manuel B.
    Manuel BudemaierJuly 28, 2010
    sit at the stairs and enjoy the great view of Paris. Drinking a beer for EUR 2 (they sell beers there) and listen to the music of many different artists around the world for free!Great in the evening.
  • raíssa
    raíssaApril 18, 2012
    Amazing church. Located at Montmartre, find the little subway cart to take you to the top of the stairs. Amazing view of the city! It takes your breath away.
  • Lada 🐰
    Lada 🐰January 1, 2012
    A climb to the top of the dome provides an excellent view of Paris - at 271 feet above Montmartre it is the second-highest viewpoint after the Eiffel Tower.
  • Tainah M.
    Tainah M.May 31, 2014
    Definitely make the climb to the top of the dome. Breathtaking views make the huffing and puffing worth it. Stay away from bracelet vendors, who can get quite aggressive and physical in their efforts.
  • Otel.com
    Otel.comOctober 17, 2011
    This Catholic Church/basilica in Montmartre (highest point in the city) has stunning Romanesque-Byzantine architecture. Don't miss the Christ in Majesty (one of the biggest mosaics in the world).
  • Haytham I.
    Haytham IbrahimApril 10, 2015
    Make sure to be there Sunday and Saturday early morning. Hugo is playing on his Harp. Really amazing
  • Marina B.
    Marina BurityMay 11, 2015
    Beautiful church with a great view of Paris. But it's always crowed and chaotic, and the inside of the church has no comparison with the outside
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HMarch 10, 2013
    The view is BEAUTIFUL from any level of the stairs. Careful of the vendors though! Sometimes they WILL grab your arm to talk to you into buying things!
  • Helena
    HelenaNovember 7, 2011
    If you're coming here alone make sure u are confident enough2say "non"&mean it2the groups of men who try2sell u stuff on the way up the steps.Prepare2stillb yanked by the wrist if they're persistent.
  • Vic M.
    Vic McGinApril 27, 2015
    Beautiful building. If it's a nice day, bring a picnic or buy food from the vendors at the top, sit on the steps and enjoy.
  • Sergio G.
    Sergio GiroNovember 27, 2013
    After you visit the church, take the 300 step walk up to the tower, it is worth it, only six euros.
  • Jonathan L.
    Jonathan LuNovember 3, 2014
    It's a grand architecture as the Notre Dame, but in different style. Nice view of the city. We were planning to watch sunrise but it was too foggy.
  • Bea A.
    Bea AsavajaruFebruary 18, 2014
    A little touristy and off vibe at night. But bring your own wine and sit on the steps and enjoy live music. Keep an eye on your pocket books.
  • James C.
    James CarrieJuly 26, 2012
    Je suis ici presque tout les jours. Un lieu purement symbolique ! i would like to say, it's a beautiful place, there is many singer who sing the good music, and, the people like it !
  • Ashkan F.
    Ashkan FaramarziOctober 31, 2016
    Nice view of paris, nice crowd of people with street music and comedian usually, and for sure the church itself.
  • Benjamin B.
    Benjamin BenApril 30, 2013
    The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France.
  • Ali D.
    Ali DaylanDecember 6, 2016
    Must-visit place in the Paris. Even if you do not see the interior, enjoy the surrounding streets and the view of Paris.
  • Manish M.
    Manish MalikMarch 3, 2012
    The views from here are fabulous. Beware of men who try and offer to make a bracelet of threads on your hands. They force most people to buy it.
  • 5 B.
    5 BeoJanuary 4, 2013
    famous spot of Paris,when u go to top of the hill,u will see panorama view of Paris and my dream is bring my son to sit on this place and listening harpe song
  • Social News Network
    Social News NetworkAugust 14, 2013
    Rivaling Notre Dame as one of the most beautiful churches in Paris. Plus, you must check out the view of the city from this place.
  • Mayara S.
    Mayara SiqueiraJanuary 28, 2015
    Beautiiful view of Paris. Also, they have many stores around the Basilique to buy souvenirs!
  • Mohammed S.
    Amazing place to visit. You need to go when the weather is totally clear so you may view the whole city of Paris.
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