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Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont

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Identification

Église Saint-Étienne-du-Mont
Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, Eglise Ste-Geneviève
258145

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Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
masonry
limestone
gothic

Usages

church (roman catholic)

Facts

  • The portal of the church was completed in 1610, and lastly the bell tower in 1624.
  • The church is located on the Place Sainte Geneviève directly opposite the Panthéon.
  • It took 133 years to complete all of the parts of the church. The vaults were completed in 1491, the chancel in 1537, the gallery in 1545, and the vaults of the nave and transepts were completed in 1580.
  • This church is one of Paris's more unique churches in that it is largely Gothic in style, but also includes rare Franco-Italian motifs.
  • The church has a seating capacity of 500 persons.
  • The church nave rises to a height of 25 metres (82 feet).
  • The nave of the church is 67.97 metres (223 feet) long, and 29 metres (91.14 feet) wide, and includes five different chapels.

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Location

1 Place Sainte-Geneviève, 30 Rue Descartes
Place Sainte-Geneviève
75005
Sorbonne
Paris
Île-de-France
France

Technical Data

164.04 ft
164.04 ft
1491
1610
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