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Saint-Sulpice

#80 of 1,068 things to do in Paris
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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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Address: 2 rue Palatine, 75006 Paris, France
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+33 1 42 34 59 94
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With the fountain out front and the nuns walking the grounds, I have to say that Saint Sulpice was one of my favorite churches. A lot less mainstream that Notre Dame but seriously... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the fountain out front and the nuns walking the grounds, I have to say that Saint Sulpice was one of my favorite churches. A lot less mainstream that Notre Dame but seriously worth it. Right in the middle of the Saint Germain neighborhood. Overwhelming beauty and history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just love this fountain in spring or summer, it's in a nice surrounding near the Luxembourg park and where you can find many shops and the famous Pierre Hermé. Be sure to have and ice cream by the fountain on a sunny day 😀

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second in size only to Notre Dame Cathedral in the Paris area. Magnificent architecture inside and out. Much history here. The pipe organ is renowned as one of the best in the world. And, the position of Organ Master is one of the most sought after positions for an organist. On Sunday after the 1100h Mass an organ concert is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the church, it looks very nice. A fountain outside is nice too. If you are nearby and if you like a history, you will propably like it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

It is an interesting designed church from outside. The great things about this church are the paintings in the chapels, the high ceilings, the chapel of the virgin Mary with its dome and fresco, and a great wooden organ. At the moment there is a nativity scene. There is some good stone work, though some parts of the chapels need... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon Saint Sulpice church while walking around. It's a beautiful old church where Victor Hugo got married and where Marquis De Sade was baptised.worht going to see. There's no entrance fees

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

First, The Church of St. Sulpice contains a grand pipe organ. If possible, check to see if the Sunday Organ Concert will be held while you are in Paris. if so, this is a wonderful experience. One of the best organs in Europe, and a free concert. I would also suggest a visit during the day. You can see the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It's something you will remember for a long time. Not crowded as not as famous as the other cathedrals. We found it a great place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely peaceful square. Great to sit and relax before checking out the church, which you should absolutely do!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Most people visit this square because of the church, I guess. But, if this isn't your cup of tea, there's also a lot of shops to browse and other things to see.

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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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