Église St-Paul-St-Louis

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This church, originally dedicated to St Louis, was built from 1627-41 based on a plan inspired by the Gesù church in Rome. It took its present name after the destruction of the nearby Église Saint-Paul in the late 18C. The façade, with its Classical orders of superimposed columns, screens the dome. In the 17C, religious ceremonies took on a theatrical character here. The church's fine furnishings were removed at the Revolution, though it is worth admiring the Mater Dolorosa, a marble sculpture by Germain Pilon.

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Address : 

99 rue St-Antoine, 75004 Paris

Phone:

+33 1 42 72 30 32

Opening hours

8am-8pm, Sat 8am-7.30pm, Sun 9am-8pm

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