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Eglise Saint Merri

76 rue de la Verrerie | Rue St Martin, 75004 Paris, France
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Impressive art installation by Alejandro TOBON

We found this nice church by coincidence. Because it was raining we looked for some place to stand... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Passioncookress
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Schweinfurt, Germany
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Beautiful church + Free concert

stumbled on this church as we walked by from the Centre Pompidou. it si definitely not in as good a... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
nemagem
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Seattle, Washington
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76 rue de la Verrerie | Rue St Martin, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We found this nice church by coincidence. Because it was raining we looked for some place to stand under and attracted by the artwork we entered the building. We were quite impressed how beautiful this church is inside. On the right-hand side is a nice...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2017

stumbled on this church as we walked by from the Centre Pompidou. it si definitely not in as good a shape as some of the more popular cathedrals but it is gorgeous and has an air of reverence once inside. it is still actively used...More

Thank nemagem
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful, the church is beautiful and undergoing some renovations. If you're in the area, worth a stop for the art and architecture.

Thank eb_cope
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We found this church literally across the plaza from the Pompideau Center Inside it was not crowded. It is an active church so you do need to be mindful that there are services that go on. Smaller than the cavernous Notre Dame and Sacre Coeur,...More

Thank Twywn
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I stumbled upon this church as it is in a side street very near the Pompidou Centre. OK, it is secondary attraction in Paris, but well worth a visit if you're passing. This summer (2016) is doing free classical music concerts on certain evenings.

1  Thank FTMDave
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This beautiful church has a dusty and forgotten air, and certainly lacks the money that keeps its near neighbour Notre Dame going, but it is obviously well used and well-loved by its own community. Right by the Pompidou Centre and the local shops, with beggars...More

Thank Sosmall07
Reviewed 19 April 2016

I had read about the historic Eglise St. Merri, of Gothic architecture and with one of the oldest church bells in Paris (1331). Built in 1520 - 1612 with wonderful church acoustics, St.-Merri possesses a beautifully sounding organ that had been rebuilt by noted Francois...More

3  Thank Kusel
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Sorry for the late post. I visited July 2014. It's a very old gothic church which is under renovations. It looks like many of the old churches in Paris. The organ is large and magnificent. My highlight of my visit was sewing a small patch...More

1  Thank LittlePampu
Reviewed 14 August 2015

I had the honour of performing a concert in this beautiful church in Paris. They have an active concert programme with free (donations only) events on a Wednesday and a Saturday. It has a wonderful acoustic and I would recommend it to any performer. From...More

2  Thank robgcross
Reviewed 19 July 2015

This small gothic church is in the La Marais distrcit. From the windows of the Pompidou Center you can see it. It is a hidden gem. We got in just by chance, after visiting Pompidou Center.

2  Thank 545medva
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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris,
Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but
the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it
houses the main shopping mall, which nestles
underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and
international restaurants coupled with beautiful
churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to
it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and
...More
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