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French Architect Hector Guimard encapsulates the short lived Art Nouveau style in his distinctive building, Castel Beranger. Completed in 1898, the structure's daring asymmetrical design still stands out today. This is of special interest to students of architecture. What Gaudi brought to Barcelona, Guimard brought to Paris in this must see landmark. If you can't get inside the building for a special viewing of the interior, the engaging exterior is worth a visit too.
The beautiful, articulate facade of the Saint Pierre Church in Neuilly sur Seine forms the symmetrical construction at one end of a traditional, Roman cross-shaped place of worship. It houses an active Catholic parish in majestic architecture, surrounded by vegetation although it is centrally located (not far from La Défense) and serves an urban population. For enthusiasts of religious music, the organ is as impressive as the architecture.
Église Notre-Dame d'Orry-la-Ville is a catholic church situated on Place de l'Abbé Clin. Built in Gothic style between 1160 and 1170, this historic church is still standing strong as the cultural landmark of Orry-la-ville. Simple, quaint and beautiful, Église Notre-Dame d'Orry-la-Ville is the perfect place for lighting a candle and offering prayer in a completely divine atmosphere.
Issy-les-Moulineaux is a municipality on the bank of River Seine in Paris, France. Over the years, the village has grown into a very well established town with and has the headquarters of several television networks. Known known as Issy, meaning ‘estate’ until 1893, the town is one of the entrance-ways to the city of Paris. Some tourist sites in this municipality include the Île Saint-Germain and the Musée Français de la Carte à Jouer.
Perched atop a terrace, the Collégiale Saint-Martin keeps a watchful eye over the beautiful commune of Montmorency. The church opened its doors to worshippers sometime during the 17th Century, however its construction began in the early 15th Century. It was built following the Gothic style of architecture; it has two bell towers and a series of stained-glass windows line its exterior. The interior of the church is vast with several ornamented columns holding the gigantic dome-shaped roof of the church. Owning to its history and heritage, Collégiale Saint-Martin is frequently used for many local weddings. It's also a venue for cultural events that are centered around music.