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American Cathedral of the Holy Trinity

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Address: 23 avenue George V, 75008 Paris, France
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Welcoming and elegant

Impressive and tranquil adjacent to two grand hotels and a short stroll to the Champs Elysse. A place to collect one's thoughts and repair for the continuance of one's... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
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Paris, France
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57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful neo-gothic church (Episcopal) in the heart of Paris, with a wonderful choir. We've visited here many times. A great place to visit for English speaking services while in Paris. Informative tours of the Cathedral every Sunday after the 11 a.m. service.

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Impressive and tranquil adjacent to two grand hotels and a short stroll to the Champs Elysse. A place to collect one's thoughts and repair for the continuance of one's exploration. 19th century architecture, but extensive and peaceful.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Went to the cathedral on Christmas Day for the service and it was beautiful. We arrived there a little late but we were still let in and joined the congregation. The cathedral was decked out with poinsettias which complemented the stained glass windows. The flags of every state of the US are placed around the top part of the cathedral... More 

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1 Thank sophierose23
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103 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

What a great experience we had at this wonderful church and I would highly recommend a visit to anyone, but not just for mass. There was apparently some construction on the front entrance so we entered through one of the side doors and were actually shocked that, other than a lone priest in the pews, we were the only people... More 

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I had the pleasure of joining this church to feed the homeless during last year's Christmas season. If you're in Paris over Christmas, this is truly a rewarding experience... and you might learn some wonderful culinary skills :)) But, the other amazing thing... this church has a wall dedicated to honor American soldiers that fell on foreign soil. As an... More 

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Irvine, California
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72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Was looking for an English Sunday service and found this church. Was a bit surprised that it was presided by a female pastor (dean), but she was passionate and welcoming. Since I am Catholic, the service is somewhat familiar, but again also more modern and less restrictive (they allow anyone who wishes to receive the Eucharist, which is a bit... More 

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Connecticut
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714 reviews
387 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I was happy to see several people wandering into this beautiful cathedral for a moment of peace. Close to the Champs Elysee and smack dab in the middle of the ultra expensive hotels it brings you back to connecting with God.

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Thank JillConnecticut
Palermo, Italy
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965 reviews
828 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Super central church not to be missed because of its beauty. Nice from the outside, amazing in the inside!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I always enjoy attending Church while on the road in historically significant churches. This one is significant as the home of many American Expats. Great architecture, friendly people. The music was beautiful - in the Episcopal tradition. A great way to start Sunday morning.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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81 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

The American Cathedral is similar to many other churches in Paris, but has one difference for Americans: find your state's flag and embroidered kneeler (with the state flowers). This is not the place for a tourist break, but if you would like a reverent moment of quiet with a bit of a different story or if you would like to... More 

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