The Church of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette is a neoclassical church in the 9th arrondissement of Paris.HistoryConstruction of the church began in 1823 under the reign of Louis XVIII and was completed in 1836 under the reign of Louis-Philippe.An earlier chapel of the same name was situated at 54 rue Lamartine but was destroyed during the French Revolution. In 1821, plans were made to rebuild Notre-Dame-de-Lorette, with Louis-Hippolyte Lebas the sole architect. Originally, the church was planned to face northward towards Montmartre, but eventually faced southward towards rue Laffitte.Two notable figures in French culture were baptized at Notre-Dame-de-Lorette. Musician Georges Bizet received his baptism at the church on March 16, 1840, while painter Claude Monet was baptized on May 20, 1841.Building detailsThe early 19th century was characterized with neoclassical building styles, with the church also being designed in this manner. Instead of decorative paintings being placed on the church's walls, murals were painted directly onto them, similarly to the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome. The façade features Charles-François Lebœuf's sculpture Six angels in adoration before the Madonna and Child. Inside are the statues of Charles-René Laitié, Philippe Joseph Henri Lemaire and Denis Foyatier, who represent the three theological virtues of charity, hope and faith, respectively.To visit Eglise Notre-Dame de Lorette on your trip to Paris, use our Paris itinerary planning tool .
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Небольшая приятная церковь в "еврейском" квартале. Ничем сильно не выделяется. Построена была в 19 веке more »A small pleasant church in the "Jewish" quarter. There's nothing much that stands out. It was built in the 19th century
Impressive 19th century church that has undergone (and is undergoing) renovation. Quite different from what you might expect – this is not the Gothic of Notre Dame de Paris but a style that resembles ... more »
A nice looking church in Paris with an entrance resembling an ancient Greek temple.
Beautiful church, I felt so peaceful !
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