Gothic Architecture of Paris: Église Saint-Laurent

St. Laurent church

The Church of St. Laurent (French: Église Saint-Laurent) is a Roman Catholic church located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, France.



Five interesting facts about the church of St. Laurent:

  • It was founded in the 6th century as the chapel of an abbey.
  • The present church dates to 1429, but was not completed until the 19th century.
  • The organ, the work of François and Hippolyte Ducastel, was built in the 17th century.
  • The tower was erected in 1860.
  • It has been listed since 2016 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

     Gothic Architecture of Paris: Église Saint-Séverin
     Neo-Gothic Architecture of Paris: Basilique Notre Dame du Perpétuel Secours
     Neoclassical Architecture of Paris: Église de la Madeleine


St. Laurent church
Archivolts surrounding a tympanum of the church of St. Laurent, Paris

St. Laurent church
Interior of the church of St. Laurent, Paris

St. Laurent church
Interior of the church of St. Laurent, Paris

St. Laurent church
Interior of the church of St. Laurent, Paris

St. Laurent church
Interior of the church of St. Laurent, Paris

St. Laurent church
Interior of the church of St. Laurent, Paris


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Find more information about opening times for visiting the church of St. Laurent on the official website: https://www.asaintlaurent.com

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