Tour St-jacquesCurrently Open [Closes at 09:30 pm]
- Address: 39 Rue de Rivoli, 75004 Paris, France
- Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +33-144547504
- Ticket Price: 6 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Tour, Family And Kids, Tower, Architecture
Tour St-jacques - Review
The Holy Jacques Tower or Tour Saint-Jacques is a landmark found in the fourth province of Paris, France, on Rue de Rivoli at Rue Nicolas Flamel. This 52-metre Flamboyant Gothic tower is all that stays of the previous sixteenth century Church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie, or the renownedSaint James of the butchery, which was leveled not long after the French Revolution.The tower was encompassed by framework and clouded by sheeting for a few years as surveyors explored the state of the stone. Later discoveries show that the vast majority of the stone and its ornamentation starts from the late-medieval period of the tower's development, and was not included by the nineteenth century restorers. Lamentably, the overview additionally shows genuine splitting. The top seventy five percent of sheeting was brought down in March 2008, uncovering a revamped upper segment of the tower. From October 2008 to February 2009, the platforms and sheeting were totally evacuated and the encompassing park's finishing was being restored. At long last, on the 18 April 2009, the recreation center was re-opened to people in general.
Tour St-jacques Information
- The interior of the tower is closed to public.
- Open only on Heritage Days in September.
Tour St-jacques Ticket Prices
- Adults: €6
- Students, job seekers, disabled people: €3
How To reach Tour St-jacques by Public Transport
- Chatelet M1, M7, M4, M11, M14
Restaurants Near Tour St-jacques
- Cafe Shronshe
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Things to Know Before Visiting Tour St-jacques
2.53% of people who visit Paris include Tour St-jacques in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
71.43% of people start their Tour St-jacques visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Tour St-jacques
50% of people prefer walking in order to reach Tour St-jacques
Tour St-jacques, Paris Reviews
It is possible to climb the tower in the New Year, but only with a pre-booked guided tour. Even if you’re not planning to climb the tower, you can still admire its beauty from below, while relaxing in the park, which is like a small green oasis in the middle of a busy city centre. It's a 52 meters gothic tower. It's all that remains from church saint Jacques that was demolished during the French revolution. The tower is well decorated and it's in the middle of a park. You can buy a ticket to go to the top of the tour to see Paris from the top for 10€. Previous reservation is needed . You can save your money and view Paris from the top for free from other spots.
Nice garden surrounding the tower. You can bring your towels and some food or wine in a sunny day. If you're visiting around, have a rest in the garden with plenty of benches, or just seat in the grass! it's quite.
Nice place to relax and rest your legs. Plenty of benches and grass space.
It is nice to take a tour around the place, you can see the magnificent sculptures, around it there are restaurants and cafes, the people are friendly and there is a good atmosphere, highly recommended.
Lovely little park to stop and rest aftet walking around the central arrondissements. Plenty of clean benches to sit upon. Hugely tall remains of a church tower (most was reportedly destroyed during the revolution) sits in the centre. Interesting history mixed with some peaceful greenery.