For Paris’s Panthéon, modeled after the original in Rome, architect Jacques-Germain Soufflot embellished a classical structure with Gothic detailing. Though it originally served as a church, the building now acts as a burial place for notable French citizens.

For Paris’s Panthéon, modeled after the original in Rome, architect Jacques-Germain Soufflot embellished a classical structure with Gothic detailing. Though it originally served as a church, the building now acts as a burial place for notable French citizens.

Paris - ornate marble corridors inside the Pantheon, which acts as a national mausoleum.

Paris - ornate marble corridors inside the Pantheon, which acts as a national mausoleum.

Portico of the Pantheon - Paris - architect, Jacques-Germain Soufflot, built 1758-90

Portico of the Pantheon - Paris - architect, Jacques-Germain Soufflot, built 1758-90

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