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Eglise du Gesu (Jesus)

Historic site and monument, Religious heritage, Church in Nice
  • Located on Rue Droite in the heart of Le Vieux Nice, the Saint Jacques Le Majeur Church, commonly known as the Église du Gesù, is an imposing historic monument in the Baroque style, the construction of which dates back to the seventeenth century.

  • Originally a chapel belonging to the Jesuits, who turned it into a monument testifying to the art of the Counter-Reformation for the entire County of Nice, which had an influence on the re-building of the region's main religious buildings in baroque style.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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