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A little bit of History of Saint Germain des Prés !

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The Saint Germain des Pres neighbourhood takes its name from the abbey Sainte Vincent founded in 543 by Childebert the first, son of Clovis. He asked advices to the bishop Germain. The Abbey was renamed church of Saint Germain des Pres after he died at the 7th century.

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