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St. Gervais - St. Protais, Paris
Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
One of the oldest churches in Paris, St. Gervais - St. Protais is mentioned as early as the fourth century, though it assumed its present appearance in the 16th century. The church is best-known for employing the Couperin family--one of the most famous dynasties of French musicians--for more than two centuries. The organ used by Louis and François Couperin still sits inside the church today, built by the most famous organ building family, the Clicquots. That fact is remarkable, considering that on March 29, 1918, a German shell fell on the church during a Good Friday service. It collapsed the roof, killing 88 and wounding 68 others. This was the worst single incident involving a loss of civilian lives during the German bombardment of Paris in 1918. The church was rebuilt and refurbished after the war. Use our Paris trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to St. Gervais - St. Protais and other attractions in Paris.
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One of my favorite places in Paris. Go at 6 pm for the evening vespers (which are I think from Wed to Saturday). The Vespers are sung by a group of nuns clothes in white, and if the sun is out, stream... read more »
Chiesa non molto famosa, si trova nella zona del municipio. L'interno è un po' spoglio, bella solo esternamente.Church is not very popular, is located in the Town Hall. The inside is a little bare, bella only externally.show original
南側にはパリ発祥の地であるシテ島が目の前にあり、パリ市庁舎や4区の区役所がほんの傍にあって行政の中心の場所にありながら、静かな雰囲気が教会の周りには漂っていました。 教会のファサードの前にあるサン・ジェルヴェ広場はクルマの駐車場になっていますが、人通りも少なくて寂しいくらいです。西正面のファサードには下層・中層・上層にそれぞれ二本の対になった柱が等間隔で並んでいて、あまり見かけませんが装飾的なもの... read more »Cité Paris the birthplace in the South in front of ward 4 ward of Paris City Hall is just by the side and administrative central location and quiet atmosphere and the ambiance around the Church. It is much less crowded car parking is located in front of the façade of the Church Saint-Gervais-square, but a sad. Facade facade became a two pair on the lower, middle and upper pillars at regular intervals, lined kwei decorative stuff is like. Madeleine Church in temple surrounded by pillars around the pillars that had become popular? And filled with silence and enters the temple nave ceiling pillar high chancel until very thick and stout, and admire the stained glass windows of the apse are in this very settled on the heart. Footsteps coming inside the next visitor to return and went back to the rest of the world.show original
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