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Church of Saint John the Baptist
Church of Saint John the Baptist
Church of Saint John the Baptist
Church of Saint John the Baptist

Church of Saint John the Baptist

Credit : OT Pays de Nemours

The church Saint Jean-Baptiste is founded by Gautier 1st of Nemours in 1170 to receive a relic of the saint. It is composed of a 12th century tower-porch and a nave raised in the 17th century.
It now houses the neo-Gothic high altar dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, a Piétà sculpture made in 1869 by Sanson (local artist of the 19th century), an organ dating from 1653 and the bell "Philippe" dedicated in 1672 to Philippe Duc d'Orléans, brother of Louis 14th, became Duke of Nemours.

The church is classified as a historical monument since 1977.

Infos techniques

Place de la République
77140 Nemours
Lat : 48.2671Lng : 2.6965
0 m
177 d

5 informations complémentaires

Contact

Phone : 01 64 28 02 58

Updated by

Office de Tourisme du Pays de Nemours - 13/10/2019

Open period

All year round, daily.

Price(s)

Free entry.

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