Neo Classical Style of Architecture in Paris, The Pantheon

The Pantheon is a church building with a neo classical style of architecture in paris latin quarter, this building originally was a monastery dedicated to St. Genevieve (the patron saint of Paris). This church was built by Louis XV with commissioned architect Jacques Germain Soufflot in 1713-1790, right where the ruins of the abbey of Sainte Genevieve, which is a national memorial and burial place of great men of France.

The Pantheon is an early example of Neoclassicism, with an area of 110 meters, 84 meters long, 83 meters high, with small dome-like St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. Majestic and wonderful, what you see if you have entered the Pantheon, with the art of architecture and wall paintings depicting the life of St. Geneviève’s.

Opening hours of The Pantheon:
April to September: 10:00 to 6:30 pm
October to Mar: 10:00 to 6:00

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