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Eglise St. Gervais - St. Protais

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Very Old Church

A very old parish church near City Hall. It was bombed during the war but successfully re-built... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Thomas V
Oakland, California
Daily sung service by nuns and priests

I couldn't find info on when the best time to hear the singing would be. The website had various... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Littleton, Colorado
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This 16th-century Gothic church, named for two men killed by the Roman emperor Nero, stands on the site of the original seventh-century church.
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Rue de Barres | Se trouve dans le quartier du Marais Pres de la place de l'hotel de ville., 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

A very old parish church near City Hall. It was bombed during the war but successfully re-built. Worth a quick visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I couldn't find info on when the best time to hear the singing would be. The website had various times as did other tourists. I walked in around 11:15 on a weekday and walked around the church. Yes, you have to go in the back...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank travelgal0re
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A little hidden gem in the St. Gervais, very nice church with a sad history. Very nice and evocative to visit. Be sure to stop by.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Located in the 4th district. This church looks beautiful on the outside and nice on the inside too..

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

After crowded yelling masses of people who just came to the churches and cathedrals because it's in brochures and so called must see place, this kind of places are perfect for take a silent moment to see beauty not only look

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank fisupeksu
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This church is near Notre Dame, yet much less visited, it has a quiet ambience. Located at the place of St. Gervais, this magnificent church was THE basilica of the right bank when first built in the IVth century; its current version dates from the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Monastic orders and convents have been declining for decades in France. This community represents the future. Once called the Lion of Judah and the Immolated Lamb, they wisely took a more manageable name. They have two divisions, one men and one women, who work together....More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

After coming out of Notre Dame with its background hubbub, it was nice to go into a church with complete silence. We had entered through the rear entrance which was not easy to find, and were surprised to come out at the West end on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David H
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Go to the 11 AM Sunday mass here. You won't be disappointed. Great organ playing and a congregation who sings the mass. Not being Catholic nor French detracts from the beauty and sanctity of the services here.

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank 188DavidM188
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We found this church by accident and is not as well known as other cathedrals but certainly very calm and worthwhile visit.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank sunrisetacos_1
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15 September 2016|
Response from aagcon | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know they perform at most evening masses