Cathedrals and Churches in Paris France
Whether you are visiting Paris on a pilgrimage or you love the idea of impressive architecture and history, then there are numerous different Cathedrals, Chapels and Churches in Paris you can visit while on holiday, not forgetting probably the most famous of all these, the Notre Dame Cathedral, that is now over 800 years old.
The Ile de la Cite is an island that lies in the middle of the River Seine where people have resided for centuries, and it is here that you will find this famous and impressive cathedral in Paris called the Notre Dame de Paris.
- Photos Of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral
You can see the Sacre Coeur Basilica, which has a full name of Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmarte, from virtually everywhere in Paris as it is located on the top of a hill in the Montmartre area 129m above sea level.
Located on the Ile de la Cite island on the River Seine, the Sainte Chapelle has become one of the renowned historical monuments in Paris with some very unique features that makes it an ideal place to visit when on holiday in Paris.
Located in a square in the 8th Arrondissement of Paris, this small chapel is one of the relatively unknown monuments in Paris that was built in remembrance of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, but is well worth a visit if you are near hear.
There are many different chapels and churches like the Chapelle Notre de la Medaille Miraculeuse,which is run by the Sisters of Charity and dates back to 1813.
The Eglise Saint-Pierre de Montmartre is one of the oldest churches in Paris constructed back in the 1100s, and is just behind the Sacre Coeur Basilica.
The Saint Jean de Montmartre Church is located in the Montmartre area of Paris and was constructed in an art nouveau style by Anatole de Baudot.
The Saint-Jacques Tower is classified as a historical monument in Paris, yet is all that remains of the a Gothic church that was constructed in the 1500s.
- Photos Of Evangelists statue
- Photos Of statue on Tour Saint Jacques
The Church of Saint Joseph Carmelite in Paris has tours along with masses, and with its crypt, there is a fascinating history waiting to be discovered.
This historical priory Saint-Martin-des-Champs was founded back in the 1100s and is now home to the Musee des Arts et Metiers that holds an unusual collection.
Discovering the Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont in the 5th Arrondissement of Paris which is a historical Catholic church open daily to visitors and pilgrims.
- Photos Of Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont