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  • Address: Place du Parvis du Sacre-Coeur, 75018, France
  • Hours: Basilica open daily 6am - 11pm; dome open daily 9am - 6pm
  • Admission: Free

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Basilique du Sacré-Coeur

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart, or Basilique du Sacré-Coeur, perched at the very top of Butte de Montmartre (Montmartre Hill), was built from contributions pledged by Parisian Catholics as an act of contrition after the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. Construction began in 1873, but the basilica was not consecrated until 1919. The basilica's domes are a well-loved part of the Parisian skyline.

A 234-step climb up narrow spiral staircases takes you up to the dome, which affords one of Paris' most spectacular panoramas. It is, however, outside on the steps where the action takes place - lovers, buskers, locals and foreigners all converge to take in the vistas and each other.

Practical Info

The nearest metro station to the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur is Anvers on line 2. Note that entry to the church is free but there is a cost to go up the dome - the view makes it worth it though.

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Small-Group Montmartre Walking Tour: Fine Wines and Famous Artists, Paris, null
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Small-Group Montmartre Walking Tour: Fine Wines and Famous Artists

4.5 star rating: Recommended 35 Reviews

Explore the district of Montmartre, the hub of artistic Paris, on a 3-hour walking tour teaming fine art with fine wine! Learn of the area’s arty ex-residents, ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $92.29
Montmartre Private Family Tour, Paris, Walking Tours
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Montmartre Private Family Tour

This is a Private walking tour to experience the authentic Parisian atmosphere across the Montmartre district that has preserved until the early Twentieth ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 days (approx.)

From USD $76.01
Montmartre Small-Group Family Tour, Paris, City Tours
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Montmartre Small-Group Family Tour

This is a walking tour to experience the authentic Parisian atmosphere across the Montmartre district that has preserved until the early Twentieth Century its ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $54.29
Sacré-Coeur and Dome with Private Guide, Paris, City Tours
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Sacré-Coeur and Dome with Private Guide

Visit the inside of Basilica of the Sacred Heart in a 1-Hour and a half tour and enjoy the stunning view from the Dome of the Basilica.

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $32.56
Small-Group Walking Tour: Paris Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre District, Paris, Cultural Tours
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Small-Group Walking Tour: Paris Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre District

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Take a stroll through the picturesque district of Montmartre, home to cabarets, windmills, and sweeping views of Paris, on a 2.5-hour walking tour. Explore ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $48.86
Paris and Montmartre by Night Tour in a 2CV, Paris, Walking Tours
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Paris and Montmartre by Night Tour in a 2CV

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If you’re in search of a Paris activity to remember, enjoy a 2-hour Montmartre night tour by 2CV, a classic French car. From the cozy comfort of the 2CV, ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $205.22
Paris Montmartre District and Sacre Coeur Private Walking Tour, Paris, Private Sightseeing Tours
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Paris Montmartre District and Sacre Coeur Private Walking Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Reviews

Take a stroll through the picturesque district of Montmartre, home to cabarets, windmills, and sweeping views of Paris. This 2.5 hour private walking tour ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $114.01
Paris Walking Tour of the Montmartre District, Paris, Walking Tours
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Paris Walking Tour of the Montmartre District

Explore one of Paris' most interesting quarters on a 2-hour walking tour of Montmartre. With a guide, learn about the history, culture, and characters of the ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $20.63
Paris Gourmet Tour in a 2CV: 4 hours, Paris, Walking Tours
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Paris Gourmet Tour in a 2CV: 4 hours

Discover Paris on a private 4-hour tour by Citroën 2CV, an iconic French car. Pass by monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, Grand Palais, Petit Palais, and ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $156.08
Professional Photo Shoot Tour in Paris' Montmartre, France, City Tours
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Professional Photo Shoot Tour in Paris' Montmartre

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Enjoy a 2-hour photo portrait sessions in Paris. Stroll around the Montmartre area with your professional photography guide. Capture the memories on 300-400 ...  Read more

Location: Paris, France
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $217.16

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