30 things i l♥ve about Paris / #12

How can you miss the white pureness of The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica atop the hill in Montmartre. The Basilica has managed to keep its beaming white color due to  the Château-Landon stones which were used for its construction.  When rain pours, the stones react to the water and secrete calcite, which acts like a bleacher.

Sacré-Coeur Basilica

Sacré-Coeur Basilica

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