Sunday, September 16, 2012

Église Saint-Étienne du Mont - le perron



The side door steps of Saint-Étienne du Mont

I wondered if I came back at night, would the car come for me...
(Midnight in Paris)


bon dimanche


Église Saint-Étienne du Mont
1, Place Ste Geneviève
75005, Paris
(across from the Parthenon)

16 comments:

Randy said...

Beautiful looking exterior.

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Beautiful!

Hana de Prague said...

Ohlala, if the car comes, I will go also with you, í would like to meet Picasso and Hemingway too much :-)
Bises de dimanche Hana

Joe said...

Now that is what I call a grand entrance. Nice to catch up on your photos. I have been up on the north eastern coast of Australia on a break.

Leon and Sue Sims said...

Not a minute past or before midnight thought.
We took a similar photo May this year as we stumbled upon the steps and had lunch just a little down the hill to the left.
Brings back memories for us.

Forest Dream Weaver said...

Genie,I love being greeted by your red blog,especially on Sunday morning! Somehow the colours in this image go beautifully with the surrounding red.

Bon dimanche,
Ruby

Sketchbook Wandering said...

Oh, yes, I hung out on those steps for awhile in April, looking down St Geneiveve, Genie. That film was such a gift...and your photo is too...Rita

M said...

I will wait for the car with you ... And until then, enjoy all the gorgeous details Paris has to offer!

Jane and Lance Hattatt said...

Hello Genie:
We have not seen Midnight in Paris and suspect we must be the last people alive who have not. But, if waiting on this marvellous flight of steps would whisk us into a great adventure, then we should be more than content to be there at midnight with you!

Kristie Franklin said...

I tried to watch Midnight in Paris but could not seem to get into it. Maybe it was just me because everyone I spoke with seemed to love it.

Beautiful door, almost an eggplant color. :)

Vreni said...

I never really noticed this church until I saw "Midnight in Paris", then I took a very similar photo.

Angelsdoor * Penny said...

Hi Genie,
Thank you so very much for your beautiful comment about my little lamb.. I am truly taken back by your words.. Such praise.. You have made my day!
bisous, Penny

Mary said...

Divine. :)

Starman said...

Make sure you'rte there at midnight.

Harriet said...

It's this church that has set in motion a trip for me to Paris in October...nothing to do with the film, but everything to do with a beautifully descriptive article in the WSJ that a friend saw. I verified that it is indeed a beautiful church and tickets were purchased for the flight!

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Actually I have never been to these steps at midnight, but I imagine that there are those who do, just on the chance that the car would whisk them away to another time in Paris.

This church is almost ignored in the guidebooks although I think that the movie may have changed that. The history is rich and the lighting and details will take your breath away. I have probably posted this church more than any other in my two years of "Churches on Sunday."

May you all have a wonderful week ahead, productive, but taking time to enjoy your surroundings.

Bises,
Genie