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La Madeleine
Napoleon ordered the construction of the monument in honor of the Great Army in 1806. Architect Pierre-Alexandre Vignon designed the church form and structure of a classical Greek temple. The church was dedicated to Mary Magdalene in 1814.
Paris, France - La Madeleine