14 September 2014
The Panthéon is a mausoleum, originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve, is located in the 5th arrondissement on the Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in Paris. Its impressive facade modeled on Rome’s Pantheon is an early example of neoclassicism architecture made by Jacques-Germain Soufflot.
It has a crypt containing the remains of distinguished and historically famous French citizens that include Voltaire, Rousseau, Victor Hugo, Marat, Emile Zola, Jean Moulin, Soufflot, Louis Braille and Marie Curie.
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