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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #126760: Dictation - Paris - The Pantheon 1/2
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    Dictation - Paris - The Pantheon 1/2

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    Before the Eiffel Tower, the Pantheon was the first graet monument in Paris.
    Let ' s relate some element of its long history.
    In 1744, in gratitude for his recovry, Louis XV decided to rebuild the Church of Sainte Genevieve, which was faling into ruins, in the heart of the Latin quarter. In 1764, the first stone was lay by the King himself. This neo-classical building was built by the architecte Soufflot between 1764 and 1790. It was originally a basilica that was to house the shraine of Sainte Genevieve.
    His architectural project was to design a church 110 m long and 84 m wide, in the shape of a Greek cross, crown by a dome 83 m high, combining the ligtness of Gothic buildings with the brilliance of Greek architecture.
    For the facade, he was inspired by the Pantheon in Rome, build in the 1st century BC.

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