St-Germain-Des-Prés Paris, France

Exterior from South
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Built to house a relic of the True Cross brought from Spain in 542, this church was so powerful in the Middle Ages that it became a town within a town. It is one of very few Romanesque churches in Paris.

Facts & Stats on St-Germain-Des-Prés

Go Historic ID
318459
Names
Church of St. Germain des Pres
St-Germain-des-Prés
Categories
Street Address
3 Pl. St-Germain-des-Prés
Postcode
75006
Coordinates
48.853950° N, 2.334477° E
Phone Number
01-55-42-81-33

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St-Germain-Des-Prés (Paris, France)
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Holly Hayes
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March 29, 2015