Abbey of St Germain des Prés

Local nameÉglise Saint-Germain des Prés
Location6th arrondissement of Paris, France

One of the oldest churches in the city and the burial place of Merovingian kings of Neustria. Beautiful frescoes highlight the interior. The church is a nice example of Romanesque architecture and its bell tower is one of the oldest in France. You can find some interesting tombs inside, for example, the one of René Descartes.

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Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 8 am - 7:45 pm
Sun: 9am - 8pm


Free admission.

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +33 1 55 42 81 10

Address 3 Place St-Germain des Pres, 75006 Paris, France

Coordinates 48°51'14.256" N 2°20'4.079" E

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