If this building looks familiar, it might be that you have visited the Pantheon in Rome. Pantheon is a Greek word that translates as “temple to all gods.” This post is about the Pantheon in Paris in the Latin Quarter. This Pantheon was built as a church to St. Genevieve in Neo-Classical style with a facade modeled after the Pantheon in Rome.
in 1744 King Louis XV vowed to build this church if he, Louis, recovered from a severe illness. You can see the recovered and he kept his word. This is a Votive Church built in gratitude to positive answered prayer.
In the crypt beneath the man building many famous Frenchmen are buried.
Some of the recognizable names are Voltaire, Rousseau and Victor Hugo.