Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption church in Paris

Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption (Église Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption de Paris) is a Roman Catholic church in the 1st arrondissement of Paris (France).

Since 1844 it has been the main Polish church of Paris, situated at 263, Rue Saint-Honoré.

Built between 1670 and 1676, the church depends on the Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption convent founded in 1622. Abandoned during the Revolution, it reopened for worship in 1802 as the church of the Madeleine parish. Disused as a parish church, it was assigned by the Archbishop of Paris Denys Affre to the Polish Catholic Mission in 1844.

In 1907 the church was listed as an historical monument.

The facade includes a peristyle with six Corinthian columns topped by a triangular pediment. It has a certain resemblance to the north facade of the Sorbonne, which was built earlier. With its centered plan, the church is a rotunda 24 m in diameter, with simple pilasters in its lower part. It is topped by a dome, pierced by eight bays with, alternating, statue niches. Its facade is decorated with the bust of Pope John Paul II.

Address: 263 Rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 Paris, France.

Working Hours:

Saturday 7:30 AM–7:30 PM
Sunday 7:30 AM–8:30 PM
Monday 7:30 AM–7:30 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM–7:30 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM–7:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM–7:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM–7:30 PM

Phone: +33 1 55 35 32 25
Architect: Charles Errard
Architectural style: Classical architecture.

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