Madeleine Church is a Roman Catholic designed as a temple to the glory of Napoleon's army. To its south lies the Place de la Concorde, to the east is the Place Vendôme.
The Madeleine is built in the Neo-Classical style, its size is 354 feet (108 meters) long and 141 feet (43 meters) wide. The Madeleine is a parish of the Archdiocese of Paris. Masses and other religious services are celebrated daily. In the basement of the Church is The Foyer de la Madeleine. Typical of various foyers run by religious and civic groups throughout.
Just outside the Madeleine churvh you can find a beautiful flower market. But the greatest appeal of place de la Madeleine is the famous Fauchon and Hediard delicatessen shop, in the northeast corner. And, down the west side for rich gourmets and window-gazers you'll find the smaller Hédiard's, as well as caviar, truffle and spirit specialists.