Located on the Montagne Sainte- Geneviève, next to the Panthéon, Saint-Étienne-du-Mont represents early Gothic church architecture, with its vertical emphasis and intricate tracery. Notably, the shrine of St. Geneviève, the patron saint of Paris, resides here. On the façade’s tympanum, sculptor Gabriel-Jules Thomas depicted The Stoning of Saint Stephen. Currently an active Catholic church, be sure to examine the rod screen of its spiral staircases and the radiant 16th century stained glass that illuminates the church’s interior.
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