Left, a view of the Panthéon up a narrow street on a dull day.
Commissioned as a church by Louis XV, and designed by Soufflot. It was
completed just as the French Revolution was starting.
It is now houses France's
illustrious dead, e.g. Voltaire, Rousseau, Hugo, Zola amongst others.
possible to climb the steps to reach the outside of the base of the dome.
Whilst this is not nearly as high up as the Eiffel Tower,
the view is a superb and much more intimate sight of the rooftops of the Latin Quarter. more about the