{above the city} Dreamy Views from the Sacré Coeur

There wasn’t a single cloud in the sky on the day that I walked the steps of the Sacré Coeur. It was a crisp early Sunday afternoon, and I had just finished my latte at KB Caféshop when I made my way to the iconic cathedral on foot. The terrible Paris terror attacks had just occurred but the monument was overflowing with visitors as it usually is.

Above the city of Paris you can see far and wide. There’s a gentle haze in the air that floats above the grey rooftops of Paris. If you walk all the way to one side, you can see the Eiffel Tower, but just barely. Standing here makes the city look like a small town…

Sacré Coeur Carousel

Sacré Coeur Carousel

Sacré Coeur Mid-Way

Sacré Coeur Mid-Way

Sacré Coeur

Sacré Coeur

Sacré Coeur

Sacré Coeur

Sacré Coeur View

Sacré Coeur View of Paris

Place du Tertre

Sacré Coeur Candles

Sacré Coeur
35 Rue du Chevalier de la Barre
75018 Paris, France

November 12, 2015

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I’m an American photographer and writer based in Paris after living in New York for 7 years and then and spending a year and a half traveling. My work has been featured by the Paris and Nice Tourism Offices, Art Basel, and Refinery 29. Culture Passport is a place to share my travels and experiences in new places, with a focus on cultural attractions.

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[…] Degas, and even Picasso. It’s central focal point is the beautiful white domed basilica, the Sacré Coeur. Be sure to visit Place du Tertre nearby where dozens of artists work on portraits in the open […]

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