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St-Eustache

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Address: 2 rue du Jour | 1er, Paris, France
Phone Number: 01-42-36-31-05
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Description: This huge cathedral represents a transition between Gothic and Renaissance...
This huge cathedral represents a transition between Gothic and Renaissance architecture.
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Gorgeous Ancient Sanctuary in Heart of Crazy Marais

What a lovely break from the madness of the Marais neighborhood of Paris. This ancient church was built between 1532 and 1632, but the there was religious activity here dating... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

What a lovely break from the madness of the Marais neighborhood of Paris. This ancient church was built between 1532 and 1632, but the there was religious activity here dating back to the 13th century. St Eustace's is considered a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture. It's stunning inside. It should be on your list of things to see in Paris.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Truly vast and impressive if a little dirty and in need of a good clean, St Eustache is an amazing church. A real highlight is the amazing organ at the west end - vast and incredible and probably worth a trip to the building in itself (even for non musicians). It's also fascinating to see one of the console for... More 

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Eu, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Very old church build originally in 1200. Rebuild in 1500 during 1 century. One of the biggest orgue in France can be found in this church. Richelieu, Moliere and Madame de Pompadour were baptised in this church where also Mozart came to cry at his mother's funerals. Louis XIV, le roi soleil had his first communion in here.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We came across this beautiful church by accident, and we are so glad we did. Beautiful stained glass windows and impressive architecture. A very peaceful break from the hustle and bustle of Paris.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is my favorite church in paris, peaceful with. Beautifullllllll glass work . You can spend hours sitting here and watch. The color glasses and window and not getting tired of it. Realllyyyyyy amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This may be one of the largest and most beautiful of the churches in Paris. It is Les Halles Subway station and is famous not only for its amazing arches and natural lighting, but cotains great works of art as well as a memorial to the original Les Halles, which used to be the great open air farmers market. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

An amazing church. I love it much more than Notre Dame and it breaks my heart that it's in such bad condition. Still you can see that it was an absolute masterpiece. A must visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Located next to Les Halles, the church is considered a beautiful example of Gothic architecture. Several historical people has been baptized, or received their last rituals there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is such a fantastic church to visit ! It has fantastic architecture and a lovely courtyard i. front for walkng and sitting to stare at the building! Inside the amazement continues! Dont miss this place if you get the chance to visit Paris.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I came to this church by chance. I got lost but found this place. It was 15 minutes before the Sunday Mass begun, and the holy organ played Bach (I guess). I don't know why I just cried with a very very good feeling I cannot explain. I've listened to church organs elsewhere but never felt the same. It's not... More 

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Address: 2 rue du Jour | 1er, Paris, France
Phone Number: 01-42-36-31-05
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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