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St Jean-Baptiste Church of Taninges

Historic site and monument in Taninges

Free
  • A monumental church by its size but also by its history !

  • Built between 1824 and 1834 by the architect Prosper Dunant, the St Jean-Baptiste church is from the last architectural style of the States of Savoy : neo-classic Sardinian. Before, it was the biggest of the diocese of Annecy : 58 m length, 27 m wide and 18 m height.
    The facade of the building looks austere with few ornaments, but inside there is a profusion of decoration : paintings on the vault and pillars, stalls, carved wood and multicolored stained glasses.

    The visitor will visit a...
    Built between 1824 and 1834 by the architect Prosper Dunant, the St Jean-Baptiste church is from the last architectural style of the States of Savoy : neo-classic Sardinian. Before, it was the biggest of the diocese of Annecy : 58 m length, 27 m wide and 18 m height.
    The facade of the building looks austere with few ornaments, but inside there is a profusion of decoration : paintings on the vault and pillars, stalls, carved wood and multicolored stained glasses.

    The visitor will visit a religious building and will discover how the jacquemarde population was decorating its churches there during the XIXth century.
  • Environment

    • In the town centre
  • Spoken languages

Services
  • Equipment

    • Picnic area
    • Public toilets
    • Car park
    • Parking nearby
    • bus parking
  • Rates
  • Free
Openings

Openings

  • All year
    Opened Everyday
    * Entrée sur le côté