Gothic Architecture of Paris: Église Saint-Laurent

St. Laurent church
St. Laurent church, Paris

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.


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

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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

Have you ever visited the church of St. Laurent in Paris? Do you like Gothic architecture? Feel free to post a comment below.

2 comments

  1. Beautiful shoot! Stunning church!

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  2. I visited this church when it was under renovation. Even then, it was a hidden gem among the churches of Paris. Enjoyed visiting and praying there.

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