"Saint-Séverin (Inside - Interior)" Saint Severin Church - Eglise Tip by spanishguy

Saint Severin Church - Eglise, Paris: 22 reviews and 90 photos

  The turning column - La columna enrollada
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  • The turning column - La columna enrollada - Paris
      The turning column - La columna enrollada
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  • The nave - La nave - Paris
      The nave - La nave
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  • he column and its ribs - La columna y sus nervios - Paris
      he column and its ribs - La columna y sus nervios
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  • Ribs in the vault - Nervios en la bóveda - Paris
      Ribs in the vault - Nervios en la bóveda
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  • Stained glass windows - Vidrieras - Paris
      Stained glass windows - Vidrieras
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One of the most remarkable things in Saint-Séverin are its fantastic columns and baults. The rounded space behind the choir is formed of a double ambulatory delimited by concentric semi-circles of columns. The central coiled column is the most dramatic feature of the circular passageway, but this striking shaft is surrounded by a veritable forest of others, each column differing from its neighbor while stamped by its own specific design, terminating in a spray of ribs that spread out to form the vaults. This visual effect of the columns led to imaginate as it is a "palm grove" with its crowd of vertical shafts and overhead arched branches.

Una de las cosas más destacables de Saint-Séverin son sus fantásticas columnas y bóvedas. El espacio redondo que hay detrás del coro está formado por un doble ambulatorio delimitado por columnas en semi círculos concéntricos. La columna central del ábside es la más dramática del recorrido, pero está rodeada por otras columna vecinas que forman un verdero bosque, donde cada columna es diferente de la otra, con diseńos específicos, culminando en unos nervios que se expanden por las bóvedas. Este efecto visual hace imaginar en un bosque de palmeras lleno se formas verticales que sobrepasan los arcos.

Mass schedule / Horario de misas

Monday to Friday / Lunes a viernes: 12:15, 19:00
Saturday / Sábado: 12:15, 18:30
Sunday / Domingo: 10:30, 12:00, 18:00, 19:30

Address: 1 Rue des Prętres Saint-Séverin, 75005
Phone: +33 1 42 34 93 50
Website: http://www.saint-severin.com

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 14, 2008
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