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EGLISE ST- ROCH / CHURCHES OF PARIS

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Louis XIV laid the first stone for the new church to be built upon this site, which was the location of a chapel dating from the 1500s.

Today, it is worthwhile coming here to see the beautiful collection of religious art and to visit the tombs of Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), the French dramatist whose contemporaries included Racine and Moliere, and the tomb of Andre le Notre (1613-1700). Le Notre was the fabled landscape architect, whose work includes the Jardin des Tuileries in Paris and the gardens of the chateaux of Fountainbleau, Chantilly, Vaux-le-Vicomte and Versailles.

EGLISE ST-ROCH
296 rue St-Honore
1st Arrondisement
Metro: Tuileries



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