The Pantheon in Paris

Big Greek-style building on a plaza

The Pantheon, resting place of numerous French notables, particularly scientific and literary ones (e.g., Pierre and Marie Curie, and Victor Hugo). Also the site of Foucault's famous experiment demonstrating the change in a pendulum's swing due to the rotation of the Earth (and therefore demonstrating the rotation of the Earth).

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