The American Cathedral in Paris (Cathédrale Américaine de Paris), formally known as the Cathedral Church of the Holy Trinity, is one of the oldest English-speaking churches in Paris. It is the gathering church for the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, and is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

The church is located in central Paris (France) between the Champs-Elysées and the River Seine at 23 avenue George V in the 8th arrondissement.

The closest Paris métro stations are Alma – Marceau and George V .

The current building was designed by English architect George Edmund Street, who had also designed the American Church in Rome, in the Gothic Revival style. He subscribed to what he called “ethical architecture,” such that if something seems to be a column made of marble, then it should be an actual column, needed for a structural reason, made of marble.

While the main part of the church was completed by 1886, construction on the tower and other work continued for more than two decades. The stained-glass windows were designed by James Bell and constructed between 1883 and 1893. Forty-two in number, their theme is the words of the Te Deum. The tower, at 280 feet (85 m) among the tallest in Paris, was dedicated on Easter Sunday in 1909.

Address: 23 Av. George V, 75008 Paris, France.

Working Hours:

Saturday 5:30–6:30 PM
Sunday 11 AM–4 PM
Monday 11 AM–3 PM
Tuesday 11 AM–3 PM
Wednesday 11 AM–3 PM
Thursday 11 AM–3 PM
Friday Closed

Phone: +33 1 53 23 84 00
Founded: 1859
Height: 85 m
Architects: George Edmund Street, Arthur Blomfield
Architectural style: Gothic Revival architecture
Opened: 1886.

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