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St Jean-Baptiste Church of Taninges

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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 religious building and will discover how the jacquemarde population was decorating its churches there during the XIXth century.
Equipements/Services
  • Equipment :
    • Public WC
  • Tour language(s) :
    • French
  • Parking :
    • Car park
    • Parking
    • Coach parking
  • Leisure facilities :
    • Picnic area
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Directions to :
74440
Taninges
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 46.107398
Longitude : 6.591754
  • Environnements :
    • In centre of town
    • Riverside
Free of charge.
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Contact
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste de Taninges
74440
Taninges
Phone : +33 4 50 34 25 05
Phone : +33 4 50 34 20 22
Fax : +33 4 50 34 83 96
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French