Boulevard Saint-Germain - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Boulevard Saint-Germain

The Boulevard Saint-Germain is a boulevard of the left bank of Paris, named in honor of Bishop Germain of Paris (496-576), and due to the proximity of Saint-Germain-des- Meadows dedicated to him. It is a nice spot if you are on a lookout for fashion boutiques and food shops. you can also explore some marvelous bookshops which are surrounded by exclusive fashion stores. It is a wonderful area and is perfect for a tourist destination.

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Église Saint-Sulpice

Église Saint-Sulpice

0.28km from Boulevard Saint-Germain

The Eglise Saint-Sulpice is one of the biggest churches in Paris which was built in the 17th century. The building was constructed from the mid-seventeenth century on the site of an earlier Catholic church. Major restoration works have recently been completed to the exterior of the north tower and to the interior of the c. 1730 sacristy. Its neoclassical facade, the forecourt fountain, the Great Organ are some of the main attractions here.

Pont des Arts

Pont des Arts

0.58km from Boulevard Saint-Germain

Pont des Arts were situated between the Institut de France and the Louvre. Built between 1801 and 1804, it was the first iron bridge in Paris. Reserved for pedestrians, the footbridge makes for a pleasant stroll with family and friends. The bridge has sometimes served as a place for art exhibitions and is today a "studio en Plein air" for painters, artists, and photographers who are drawn to its unique point of view.

Luxembourg Palace

Luxembourg Palace

0.61km from Boulevard Saint-Germain

Luxembourg Palace was originally built to be the royal residence of the mother of Louis XIII of France, Marie de’Medici. It currently serves as a popular tourist attraction as well as the seat of the Senate of the Fifth Republic. Construction began in 1715 for this architectural gem built for Marie de' Medici. Its magnificent heritage is visible throughout its hallways.

Pont Neuf Paris

Pont Neuf Paris

0.63km from Boulevard Saint-Germain

The Pont Neuf is considered to be the oldest stone bridge in Paris. Henri IV ordered it to be constructed in 1578. It was designed by Baptiste Du Cerceau and Pierre des Illes, who may have made use of an earlier design by Guillaume Marchand. the Pont-Neuf was the only bridge to span the whole width of the River Seine. It was the only bridge and the first causeway to feature pavements, thus protecting pedestrians from horses and mud.

Cluny Museum - National Museum of the Middle Ages

Cluny Museum - National Museum of the Middle Ages

0.76km from Boulevard Saint-Germain

A huge museum which was built in the middle ages in Paris at 6 Place Paul-Painlevé. It was formerly the townhouse of the abbots of Cluny, started in 1334. The structure was rebuilt by Jacques d'Amboise, abbot in commendam of Cluny 1485-1510; it combines Gothic and Renaissance elements. In 1843 it was made into a public museum. The museum itself actually consists of two buildings: the frigidarium, where the remains of the Thermes de Cluny are, and the Hôtel de Cluny itself, which houses its impr

Sainte-Chapelle

Sainte-Chapelle

0.79km from Boulevard Saint-Germain

A beautiful cathedral which was built on the Ile de la Cité in the heart of the French capital, which was a gem of the Gothic style. Built-in seven years, an impressive feat, the Sainte Chapelle was intended to house precious Christian relics, including Christ's crown of thorns, acquired by Saint Louis. It was one of the earliest surviving buildings of the Capetian royal palace on the Île de la Cité. You will be wondered while seeing this majestic cathedral and its architectural intelligence.

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Île-de-France

Île-de-France

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The most populous of the 18 regions of France. It is located in the north-central part of the country and often called the Paris Region because it includes the city of Paris. Île-de-France is densely populated and economically important: it covers only about 2% of France's territory, but has an official estimated population of 12,213,364 (18.2% of the population of France) and accounts for nearly 30% of the French GDP.

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