L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville, Libreville

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#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Gabon
L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville stands as the city's spiritual center and an artistic masterpiece. Reportedly carved by a blind man, the 31 tall carved columns welcome visitors to the local place of worship. The wooden carvings on the pillars depict religious imagery that combines Christian tradition and African artistic style. Visit during mass to hear the mix of gospel songs and traditional African rhythmic music, and feel a part of the congregation's vivid atmosphere. With our online itinerary creator, Libreville attractions like L'Eglise St-Michel Libreville can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I wasn't terribly impressed by the church; nevertheless, I think that it's amazing that it was created by a blind man. It's a good example of African syncretism.  more »
  • St. Michel is a fascinating church, with mosaics in front and amazing carved columns that illustrate Bible stories, and I'm told, local legends as well. It's a huge space, open to the air, of...  more »
  • worth seeing traditional painting and carvings on the church. except now a man with mental health issues is always at the church - he is quite aggressive. he doesn't like white people esp french. so....  more »

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