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St. Geneviève was responsible for saving Paris from the Huns in 451 and her shrine in the church has been a popular place of pilgrimage ever since.
St. Geneviève was responsible for saving Paris from the Huns in 451 and her shrine in the church has been a popular place of pilgrimage ever since. The church as it stands dates from between 1492 and 1626 and is a mix of Gothic and Renaissance architectural styles. A unique feature is the Renaissance rood screen, the sole survivor in the city.
Place Sainte-Geneviève, 75005 Paris, France
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The Pantheon in Paris was originally conceived by Louis XV as a grand neo-Classical church honoring St
A controversial church serving as de facto headquarters of the arch-traditionalist Society of Saint Pius X, who occupied the church in 1977 and have ignored subsequent eviction orders
This charming scientific museum preserves the offices and laboratories of Pierre and Marie Curie, pioneers in the discovery of radioactivity, their instruments, equipment and furniture arranged as it was during their critically important research
An ancient Roman theater, the only surviving above-ground ruins of the Gallo-Roman era in Paris (ancient Lutetia, French Lutèce) apart the nearby Thermes de Cluny
Experience the glitz and glamor of the Parisian cancan at the Paradis Latin, the world’s oldest French cabaret
The majestic Cathédrale de Notre Dame (Cathedral of Our Lady) is the seat of the Archbishop of Paris, and one of the most famous churches in the entire world
It is a Melkite Greek Catholic parish church
The Île de la Cité is an island in the Seine River that is considered as the cradle of Paris, having been settled by the ancient Parisii tribe as far back as 250 BC