Pantheon, Paris Photos

The Pantheon national Mausoleum (originally built as the church of Sainte Genevieve) (1758-90) by architects Jacques-Germain Soufflot & Jean-Baptiste Rondelet. Repurposed during the French Revolution, the Pantheon now hosts monuments to important French events, people and history plus the actual tombs of notable French citizens.

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Pantheon national Mausoleum. Paris, France.Neoclassical pediment at Pantheon. Paris, France.Dome of Pantheon which honors national heroes of France. Paris, France.Detail of exterior neoclassical columns at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Pantheon national Mausoleum (originally built as church of Sainte Genevieve) (1758-90). Paris, France. Architect: Jacques-Germain Soufflot & Jean-Baptiste Rondelet.Neoclassical pediment at Pantheon. Paris, France.Dome of Pantheon which honors national heroes of France. Paris, France.Detail of exterior neoclassical columns at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Interior architecture of Pantheon a church converted during the Revolution to celebrate notable French historical figures. Paris, France.Monument to Convention Nationale, National Convention parliament of French Revolution at Pantheon. Paris, France.Christian mosaic with Joan of Arc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Convention Nationale sculpture by François-Léon Sicard at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Interior architecture of Pantheon a church converted during the Revolution to celebrate notable French historical figures. Paris, France.Monument to Convention Nationale, National Convention parliament of French Revolution (1792-5) at Pantheon. Paris, France.Christian mosaic with Joan of Arc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Convention Nationale sculpture (1913) by François-Léon Sicard at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Detail of Convention Nationale sculpture by François-Léon Sicard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Detail of Convention Nationale sculpture by François-Léon Sicard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Round arches & windows of Pantheon. Paris, France.Aux Orateurs et Publicistes de la Restauration par Laurent Honoré Marqueste, Monument to orators behind the Restoration of Bourbon king in 1814 at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Detail of Convention Nationale sculpture (1913) by François-Léon Sicard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Detail of Convention Nationale sculpture (1913) by François-Léon Sicard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Round arches & windows of Pantheon. Paris, France.Aux Orateurs et Publicistes de la Restauration (1903) par Laurent Honoré Marqueste, Monument to orators behind the Restoration of Bourbon king in 1814 at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Monument to encyclopedist Denis Diderot at Pantheon. Paris, France.Le Vengeur monument by Ernest Dubois to mark heroism of sunken Vengeur's crew in naval battle between French & British fleets on June 1, 1794, aka Bataille du 13 prairial an 2, named after date in year 2 of French Revolutionary calendar at Pantheon. Paris, France.Monument to unknown heros of France by Louis-Henri Bouchard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Monument to unknown heroes of France by Louis-Henri Bouchard at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Monument to encyclopedist Denis Diderot (1717-74) at Pantheon. Paris, France.Le Vengeur monument (1908) by Ernest Dubois to mark heroism of sunken Vengeur's crew in naval battle between French & British fleets on June 1, 1794, aka Bataille du 13 prairial an 2, named after date in year 2 of French Revolutionary calendar at Pantheon. Paris, France.Monument to unknown heros of France (1913) by Louis-Henri Bouchard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Monument to unknown heroes of France (1913) by Louis-Henri Bouchard at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Unknown soldier detail at base of monument to unknown heroes of France by Louis-Henri Bouchard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Overview of mural showing child Ste-Geneviève recognized as future patron saint of Paris by St-Germain d'Auxerre at Pantheon a church dedicated to Geneviève before French Revolution. Paris, France.In 429 CE, St-Germain d'Auxerre & St-Loup de Troyes in transit to England stopped in Nanterre where they met a child for whom they predicted great acts & who became Ste-Geneviève, patron saint of Paris painted on mural at Pantheon. Paris, France.Ste. Genevieve calming Parisians during pending attack of Attila the Hun in year 451 mural by Jules-Elie Delaunay at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Unknown soldier detail at base of monument to unknown heroes of France (1913) by Louis-Henri Bouchard at Pantheon. Paris, France.Overview of mural showing child Ste-Geneviève recognized as future patron saint of Paris by St-Germain d'Auxerre at Pantheon a church dedicated to Geneviève before French Revolution. Paris, France.In 429 CE, St-Germain d'Auxerre & St-Loup de Troyes in transit to England stopped in Nanterre where they met a child for whom they predicted great acts & who became Ste-Geneviève, patron saint of Paris painted on mural at Pantheon. Paris, France.Ste. Genevieve calming Parisians during pending attack of Attila the Hun in year 451 mural (1874) by Jules-Elie Delaunay at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Detail of Ste. Genevieve calming Parisians during pending attack of Attila the Hun in year 451 mural by Jules-Elie Delaunay at Pantheon. Paris, France.Attila the Hun & his army marching upon Paris in year 451 mural by Jules-Elie Delaunay at Pantheon. Paris, France.Sainte Genevieve supplying Paris besieged by Attila the Hun mural at Pantheon. Paris, France.Dying moments of Saint Genevieve who was venerated by people, advisor to kings, consoler of unfortunate & honored by France murals by Jean-Paul Laurens at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Detail of Ste. Genevieve calming Parisians during pending attack of Attila the Hun in year 451 mural (1874) by Jules-Elie Delaunay at Pantheon. Paris, France.Attila the Hun & his army marching upon Paris in year 451 mural (1874) by Jules-Elie Delaunay at Pantheon. Paris, France.Sainte Genevieve supplying Paris besieged by Attila the Hun mural at Pantheon. Paris, France.Dying moments of Saint Genevieve who was venerated by people, advisor to kings, consoler of unfortunate & honored by France murals by Jean-Paul Laurens at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Parisians praying to Ste-Geneviève to end Saint Anthony's Fire epidemic of 1130 mural pair by Theodore Maillot at Pantheon. Paris, France.Parisians praying to Ste-Geneviève to end Saint Anthony's Fire disease of 1130 mural by Theodore Maillot at Pantheon. Paris, France.Processions of 1496 asking Ste-Geneviève to ban rain & flooding in Paris mural pair by Theodore Maillot at Pantheon. Paris, France.Baptism of Clovis at Reims on Dec. 25, 498 mural by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Parisians praying to Ste-Geneviève to end Saint Anthony's Fire epidemic of 1130 mural pair (1874) by Theodore Maillot at Pantheon. Paris, France.Parisians praying to Ste-Geneviève to end Saint Anthony's Fire disease of 1130 mural (1874) by Theodore Maillot at Pantheon. Paris, France.Processions of 1496 asking Ste-Geneviève to ban rain & flooding in Paris mural pair (1879) by Theodore Maillot at Pantheon. Paris, France.Baptism of Clovis at Reims on Dec. 25, 498 mural (1874-82) by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Clovis at the Battle of Tolbiac mural by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Crowning of Charlemagne by Pope Leon III mural by Henry-Léopold Levy at Pantheon. Paris, France.Joan of Arc rallying French troops at Orleans mural at Pantheon. Paris, France.Statue of Voltaire at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Clovis at the Battle of Tolbiac mural (1874-82) by Joseph Blanc at Pantheon. Paris, France.Crowning (800 CE) of Charlemagne by Pope Leon III mural (1874) by Henry-Léopold Levy at Pantheon. Paris, France.Joan of Arc rallying French troops at Orleans mural at Pantheon. Paris, France.Statue of Voltaire at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Monument to Jean-Jacques Rousseau with hand reaching the torch of knowledge from the door of the grave at Pantheon. Paris, France.Burial aisle of Alexandre Dumas at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tomb marker of Victor Hugo & Alexandre Dumas at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tomb marker of Emile Zola at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Monument to Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) with hand reaching the torch of knowledge from the door of the grave at Pantheon. Paris, France.Burial aisle of Alexandre Dumas (1802-70) at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tomb marker of Victor Hugo (1802-85) & Alexandre Dumas (1802-70) at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tomb marker of Emile Zola (1840-1902) at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Monument to Antoine de Saint Exupery, author of The Little Prince & French pilot lost on patrol in 1944 at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tombs of physicists Marie Curie Skłodowska over tomb of Pierre Curie at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tombs of physicists Marie Curie Skłodowska over tomb of Pierre Curie at Pantheon. Paris, France.
Monument to Antoine de Saint Exupery, author of The Little Prince & French pilot lost on patrol in 1944 at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tombs of physicists Marie Curie Skłodowska (1867-1834) over tomb of Pierre Curie (1859-1906) at Pantheon. Paris, France.Tombs of physicists Marie Curie Skłodowska (1867-1834) over tomb of Pierre Curie (1859-1906) at Pantheon. Paris, France.

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