The Panthéon, Paris - CityoftheWeek
“King Louis XV vowed in 1744 that if he recovered from an illness he would replace the ruined church of Sainte-Geneviève with an edifice worthy of the patron saint of Paris.” He did recover, and that’s how this grandiose edifice was built under the architect Soufflot, completed by the start of the French Revolution. They changed it+ Read More