The Madeleine Church is located in the center of Paris 8th, on the Place de la Madeleine near the Opera Garnier and the Place de la Concorde on the Right Bank. The church is designed as a Pantheon in honor of the armies of Napoleon Bonaparte, completed in 1842 is organized around the Place de la Madeleine, surrounded by luxury shops like: Gucci, Dior, Chanel, Kenzo, Bulgari, Ralph Lauren, Eres, Swarovski, Fauchon, la maison de la Truffe, Mariage Frères tea house, Patrick Roger chocolatier, Marquise de Sévigné, etc… Close to the Galeries Lafayette and Printemps, Opera Garnier and the Place de la Concorde.