Wednesday, June 02, 2010

The Pantheon

From the Cluny Museum, it is a shortish walk over to the Pantheon--built as a church, but only operated as one for like 3 months (that darn French Revolution started). Now it is a mausoleum, for people such as Marie Curie, Louis Braille and Alexandre Dumas; and home of Foucalt's pendulum, which demonstrates the rotation of the earth by swinging at slightly different angles as time passes. Another beautiful, beautiful building.

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