Sacré-Cœur Basilica

Title

Sacré-Cœur Basilica
Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris

Date

1875-1919

Location

Paris, France

Denomination

Roman Catholic

Associated Architect(s)/Artist(s)

Paul Abadie
Honoré Daumet
Lucien Magne
Charles Laisné
Henri-Pierre-Marie Rauline
Charles Garnier
Jean-Louis Hulot

Style

Byzantine-Romanesque
19th-century

Statement / Historical Fact

The Basilica stands on the "hill of martyrs" (Montmartre) which was the place where Saint Denis, the first bishop of Paris, was decapitated for his faith.