Basilique de la Visitation, Annecy

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Standing as a tribute to an ancient monastery, Basilique de la Visitation holds the remains of two saints. Two bronze sarcophagi celebrate the life of François de Sales, a well-loved bishop, and Jeanne de Chantal. The church was built by renowned architect Alfred-Henri Recoura from 1909 to 1930. Pick up an explanatory leaflet, available in multiple languages, for information on the stained glass windows. Stop by the well-stocked gift shop for souvenirs. Note that if you're coming on foot, the walk up can be a bit strenuous. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Basilique de la Visitation and many more Annecy attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Annecy travel route planner.
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  • the Basilica of the visitation is a place to visit, for l Gorazd and the point of view of the city, the Lake and its mountains.
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  • In the middle of the Hill when it comes to the city, the cathedral here. The Interior seemed very new and recently deleted items, marble pillars, the color is beautiful very lumbering. An example of a cross behind the altar to torch and altar contemporary yen and Yang side of the ashes of a minutes for each adult and JPY irmina is enshrined.
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  • Great monument of this place we have a great view on annecy it is nice of to Baladerla can reach the forest of the semnoz until Sainte-Catherine Lacroix
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  • Amazing architecture. Stunning view.
  • Nice church but not as beautiful as some of the churches downtown or Fourviere in Lyon.
  • Impressive church building
  • Nice place to have a good view of the town and exercise a bit the legs going uphill
  • It is a beautiful place of prayer. Feels good. You can also buy all that is part of the religion: Rosary, CD, DVDs, books. And there is also an exhibition
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