The Church of St. Lawrence (French: Église Saint-Laurent) is a beautiful Roman Catholic church located in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, France.
Five historical facts about the church:
- It was founded in the 6th century as the chapel of an abbey.
- The present Flamboyant Gothic church dates to the beginning of the 15th century but was not completed until the 19th century.
- The organ, the work of François Ducastel and his son Hippolyte, was built in the 17th century.
- The tower was erected in 1860.
- In 2016, it was listed as a historic monument by the French Ministry of Culture.
Lawrence (225/Spain–258/Rome), a Christian martyr and saint in both the Catholic and Orthodox Churches, is the patron of librarians, chefs, comedians, and tanners.
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Address: 68 Boulevard de Magenta, 75010 Paris, France
Official website: Paroisse Saint-Laurent à Paris