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Pantheon Paris and Its Crypt

Pantheon Paris outside dome and crypt

Europe has two very famous European Pantheons. There is the Pantheon in Rome Italy, but then there is also the very famous Pantheon in Paris, France which is a popular tourist attraction along with being a world renowned historical building.

The Pantheon Paris is a building in the Latin Quarter of Paris, France. It was actually originally built as a Church dedicated to St. Genevieve, but after many changes over time, now gathers liturgical functions with its role as a famous burial location. It is an early model of Neoclassicism, with a facade modeled after the Pantheon in Rom defeated by a dome that owes some its character Bramante’s “Tempietoo”.

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