Height: 83 m
Opening: 1790
Address: Place du Panthéon, 75005 Paris

The Pantheon is a building in the Latin Quarter in Paris. It was originally built as a church to house the reliquary of St. Genevieve but after many changes, it is now hosting a secular mausoleum the ashes of prominent French citizens. Built in the 18th century by Jacques-Germain Soufflot, the Pantheon is a monument of neo-classical style, with a facade similar to the Pantheon in Rome.

In 2012, there were 75 persons buried in the Pantheon in Paris, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire and Jacques-Germain Soufflot, Jean Moulin, Andre Malraux, Jean Monnet, Pierre Curie, Victor Hugo, Alexandre Dumas, Emile Zola, Jean Jaures and Marie Curie.

Buy the Paris city Passport to get access to the Pantheon.

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