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St-Severin, Paris

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Named after Séverin of Paris, a devout hermit who lived on the banks of the River Seine during the first half of the fifth century, St-Severin sprang up over his tomb in the 13th century. Over the years, priests commissioned several additions to the Gothic church, offering visitors a kind of tour through architectural history. Today, the site boasts the oldest bell in Paris, cast in 1412. It's also known for its flamboyant rose window above the west entrance, as well as several other ancient stained-glass windows. Be sure to see the church's unusual pillar, crafted to look like a palm tree. Plan to visit St-Severin during your Paris vacation using our convenient Paris vacation route planner.
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  • Don't miss it ! Gargoyles are fearsome! Set in a medieval district full of shops and restaurants ... Authentic historic ambience with wonderful gargoyles and stained glass and very peaceful. Really no...  read more »
  • I felt big church new impression when it came to the rue Saint-Jacques and René Viviani Park, seen from the back-end side appearance of the Church of St. Severin. However, Tower was impressive around the chancel not ambulatory surrounds around roof of small festivals. Narrow road before turning to the façade, couldn't fit the whole façade of photos could not back down. In Romanesque Tympanum was moved around the door and I heard is something simple, like. We look distinctive style is the shape of the flame is "flambouyant style" stained glass and rose Windows on the facade turns into the temple style, appeared in the late Gothic style,. And bundled pillars and stand are bundled in the back of the altar apse and ambulatory, stand in the middle of them and even twisted in a spiral. Per the spotlight in this column and enter the temple looks like floating right in front. Seemed to also have discomfort in the balance, unlike other traditional stained glass and stained glass Windows surrounding the ambulatory has an abstract design, or the floating impression not blend into a whole. Wasn't the impression that first started in the Romanesque style, then burned and the majority was rebuilt in the Gothic style, was further renovated in "flambouyant style" church history is odd parts jumble. What attracted much of the tranquil atmosphere, and feel the history there.
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  • This church is very hidden from the most thunderous tourist circuits. The rose is very special, you will come across by accident.
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  • Disrespectful service, never seen such a service before. Very expansive prices and very low qualities. Not recommended at all!!
  • Service de merde
  • Great view - best for drinks only. Not the best meal we had in Paris all week...It's all about the atmosphere. Expensive - food was not good value. Have a drink, enjoy the view elsewhere.
  • Very poor quality food. Will not visit again.
  • Good crepes
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