Enjoy the incredible artwork of the bygone era and dive in the wonderful legacy of glorious churches in Paris. A stronghold of the catholic church, the city is home to more than 100 notable churches and basilicas.
Notre-Dame Cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, is one of the most stunning cathedrals in the world and is the most visited monument in Paris.
Built in the 16th century, Saint-Etienne allures the visitors with its distinct style, this church is a mixture of French Gothic and French Renaissance style.
One of the most visited churches located in the historic district of Les Halles, this magnificent Gothic church offers you an interesting architecture both inside and outside.
Saint Sulpice Church
Put this magnificent and embracing church in your list of places to visit in Paris. It is one of the largest churches in Paris and its amazing architecture will leave you in awe.
Saint-Paul Saint-Louis Church
Worth a stop if you are in the Marais vicinity. The church is quite attractive, consisting of Italian Baroque and French Gothic sculptures, paintings, 180 feet high dome, with many other features adorning the walls and floors of the church.
Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis
Saint Denis, a patron saint of France, who was believed to have walked through Paris carrying his own head to the site of the current church. this church is the birthplace of Gothic architecture, developed in the 12th century.
Sacre Coeur Basilica
Perched atop the Montmartre hill, this church is a popular landmark, the second most visited monument in Paris. From the top of its dome, you can get a breathtaking panoramic view of Paris.
Not far from Notre Dame, Sainte-Chapelle is the finest royal chapel and a gem of French Gothic architecture. This one is no exception and has nice interiors. Definitely a must see, for the exquisite stained glass work.
Dedicated to Saints Gervasius and Protasius, this church is indeed a treasure and the oldest in the north of Paris, with remarkable medieval carved choir stalls, magnificent stained glass and 17th century sculpture. It took almost 150 years to build this church.
"Church is not something you go to, it's a family you belong to." - Anonymous