Basilique Saint Michel, Menton

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Historic Site
Rich in Franco-Roman history, the Gothic Basilique Saint Michel was built between the end of the 14th century and the 16th century. Visit this French historic monument for a look at the architecture and artwork within, such as the pulpit, which represents St. Michael slaying the dragon. The separate bell tower, which is 114 m (nearly 400 ft) tall, was built in the 15th century. An 1881 exploration revealed a Gallo-Roman cemetery and catacombs under the tower. The church's stained-glass windows were destroyed during the bombardment of 1940. Arrange to visit Basilique Saint Michel and other attractions in Menton using our Menton vacation route planner.
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  • In old town. Really interesting and historic. Also as bonus you will have good view on bay from there. Thats what i liked the most because cathedrals are not romantic.  more »
  • It's a quaint little church. Quiet place to relax, pray if you have to, take a look at your phone's camera to see why it is not working.  more »
  • If you love visiting churches home & abroad for cultural, historical or religious reasons then St Michel's would be no exception.  more »
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  • It's beautiful during sunset to see the amazing colors and better to see it from the beachside to have a great view over the city and the church.
  • Place, great view of the beach and the old port. In the month of August festival of Chamber music.
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  • Beautiful staircase and Parvis. clean restrooms and accessible. Too bad all those cars and motorcycles parked in such a beautiful place
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  • Magic square with its pavement and colorful walls
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  • Gorgeous views! Attention stairs its monte :-)
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