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St-Eustache

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Address: 2 rue du Jour | 1er, 75001 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01-42-36-31-05
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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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Better than Notre Dame

If you like gothic churches, this place is amazing. Notre Dame is crowded and over rated. I stayed right beside this place and was in twice. The largest number of people I saw... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like gothic churches, this place is amazing. Notre Dame is crowded and over rated. I stayed right beside this place and was in twice. The largest number of people I saw, was 7!! Has the largest pipe organ in France. Famous artwork by Rubens, Pigalle and Keith Haring. Scaramouche is interred here (I almost started singing Bohemian Rhapsody!!)... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This church is only halfway restauré at this point, so besides the obvious architectural and cultural interest, it is quite stunning to observe the difference! Well know people are buried there or have had important sacrements throughout history.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very big church in a very lively part of Paris, with the Halles shopping right across and the pedestrian rue Montorgueil around the corner. I stayed for the mass, it was lovely.

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Roubaix, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don t miss the visit of St Eustache Even if You have seen Notre Dame. This Church is different ... A Distributîon like a cross and a lot of chapels a round. You Will seen That some parts need serious restauration but this Church is really clear and some paintings and vitraux are really nice. It is near a central... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Very few people were inside with us, so we could wander leisurely. It is quite pretty but, after a while, Paris cathedrals start to look similar, and vagrants were sleeping in the pews of this one (better than begging outside). While we visited, a crew was setting up for a big performance.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

St-Eustache is beautiful--I actually enjoyed it more than Notre Dame (and no lines, at least not on a Saturday). Bring your camera. I'd love to come back for a concert. Make sure to explore the Marais neighbourhood while you're there--great area.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Very nice church modest inside but is actually the most used church for vocal performances This church is the Marai main square and a visits is recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Blissful to listen to music in this serene church, superb acoustics. Can be chilly in winter months.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

A blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture makes this a very impressive church.The ceiling contains some very fine fan vaulting.The choir windows show St Eustache surrounded by the Apostles.The church is particularly well known for the concerts of classical music,usually held at 11.00am,frequently on public holidays.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This church is impressive! Massive, on a apr with Notre Dame and deserted. The architecture is impressive and approachable and it's right at Les Halles, so if you have folks in your party who are bored by churches they can people watch in the gardens outside or explore the fabulous modern architecture of Les Halles. Great to visit on your... More 

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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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