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Hotel Dieu, Paris: 2 reviews and 8 photos

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The Hôtel-Dieu is regarded as the oldest hospital in the city of Paris. It is located on the next to Notre-Dame. In France the main hospitals where called "Hostel of God" (Hôtel Dieu) because they were placed next to the Cathedrals.

It was founded by Saint Landry in 651 and after this the hospital still resides on the Île de la Cité, but it has change its place and its building severals time, dating the current one from 1877. Notable physicians, researchers, and surgeons practised at the hospital. The Hôtel-Dieu has acquired a reputation for excellence in many fields, including oncology, ophthalmology, as well as dietary and nutrition studies.

El Hôtel Dieu es el hospital más antiguo de París. Se encuentra junto a la Catedral de Notre Dame. En Francia los principales hospitales se llamaban "Hotel de Dios" porque se encontraban junto a las catedrales.

Fue fundado por San Landry en 651 y tras esto el hospital continua en la Isla de la Ciudad, pero ha cambiado de lugar y edificio varias veces en todo este tiempo, hasta la actual construcción que es de 1877. Destacados físicos, investigadores y cirujanos han practicado en este hospital. El Hotel Dieu tiene fama en varios campos, incluyendo la oncología, oftalmología y endocrinología.

Address: Metro - Cite - line 4
Phone: +33 1 42 34 82 34
Website: http://www.aphp.fr/hopital/hotel-dieu/

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  • Updated Sep 15, 2008
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