Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Bonsecours

(4.6/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
On a site dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours dates from the 1840s. However, pilgrims have come to this site to venerate her since the Middle Ages--first through a chapel here and later through a parish church that was destroyed in 1473 and again during the French Revolution. Eugene Jacques Barthélemy designed the current basilica in the Neo-Gothic style--the first example of this style in France. Its nave is flanked by aisles without a transept, and a tower is topped by a spire above the western portal. In front of the west facade, you'll find a monument to Joan of Arc. The interior of the basilica has the distinction of being fully painted, following the example of the Ste.-Chapelle. A visit to Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bonsecours tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Nice monument with a beautiful panorama in front of. A very beautiful emblem with his Angel. Beautiful interior
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  • Superb outside Basilica as interior overlooking Rouen with the Joan of arc monument at its foot. Essential during a visit in this sector.
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  • J go at least once week. I live nearby and I love this place. Only regret: when will there be it sealing work and when the Virgin can t it be back on the roof? Funds are missing and the old lady s damage. ...!!
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  • Pretty church to visit if you are up near the Panorama for Rouen. There is also a nice monument for Jeanne d'Arc
  • Wonderful place to visit, the Basilique has heaters inside so its quite warm and comfortable, the glass paintings are masterfully painted.
  • You must visit the inside! It's beautiful
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