The old church of Saint-Eustache is an admirable example of Gothic architecture and still enchants with its interior enriched by its stained glass windows and beautiful paintings.
The Church of Saint-Eustache is one of the oldest and most fascinating in Paris with its imposing and superb appearance.
It has an illustrious and important past: Richelieu and Moliere were baptised here, Voltaire is buried here and Mozart had a funeral mass celebrated for his mother here, as well as attending the communion of Louis XIV.
This church dates back to 1532 and is a splendid example of Gothic architecture although a neoclassical façade was added later.
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The magnificent stained glass windows inside.
The Rubens paintings in the side chapels.
The altarpiece by Keith Haring.
The sculpture by Henri de Miller
The gigantic organ from 1854, which with its 8000 pipes is one of the largest in France.