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Saint-Sulpice Church

Local name: Église Saint-Sulpice

The church of Saint Sulpicjusz is a classicist temple rising on the left bank of the Seine. It is the second largest church in Paris. It has an impressive two-tower facade with a column portico. The interiors are decorated with frescoes made by Delacroix in the early 19th century. There are powerful, eighteenth-century organs that have the status of a French national monument.

The construction of the church began in the second half of the 17th century. Due to numerous difficulties, it lasted almost 100 years. During the French Revolution, the temple was destroyed. Its interior was devastated at that time, hence today's equipment is, above all, altars and equipment moved from other churches throughout the city.

The church of Saint Sulpicjusz has a symmetrical, harmonious, classicist facade. Its central part is the Ionic colonnade, behind which the entrance is hidden. The arched barrel nave and the presbytery are decorated with frescoes by the famous French painter Eugene Delacroix.


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    Rue Palatine 275006 Paris , France