2. Quais – Hotel de Ville


Hotel de Ville, Paris

Hotel de Ville

We continue along the bank and arrive at the town hall of Paris, Hôtel de Ville.

A town hall has been on this spot since the 14th C. The present palace is from the latter half of the 19th C., an imitation of an

Saint-Gervais, Paris


earlier Renaissance palace which was burned down in the 1871 revolt. The palace is full of art.


We continue and soon see the Saint-Gervais church on our left.

Built 1494-1657 in late Gothic style. Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais is the full name of the church, named after two Roman martyrs. Is has the oldest Classical façade in the city. The famous organ of the church is used for religious recitals.

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