Saint-Eustache, Paris

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Although Lister did not mention Saint-Eustache in his pocketbook or memoirs, his fellow traveler Philip Skippon laconically noted:

S. Eustace is a fair and large church.

Indeed it is.  Saint-Eustache is one of the most beautiful churches in Paris. Built from 1532 to 1637, it is a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture with Renaissance touches and a neoclassical facade.  The young Louis XIV received Holy Communion here, and there are burial memorials to the composer Jean-Philippe Rameau, and to finance minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert.


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