L'église Saint Jean-Baptiste / Church of St. John the Baptist (Bonifacio, Corsica)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
N 41° 23.204 E 009° 09.499
32T E 513236 N 4581701
Quick Description: Small, but intersting church of St. John the Baptist (L'église Saint Jean-Baptiste), is one of examples transition Baroque-Empire religious architecture of Corsica...
Location: Corse, France
Date Posted: 9/2/2009 7:17:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM74WX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
Views: 18

Long Description:

The church of St. John Baptist was built in transition Baroque-Empire style in 1775 and still houses the brotherhood of the same name. This brotherhood celebrated August 29 of each year, "The decapitation" (Beheading) of St. John the Baptist by a procession through the city of Bonifacio.

The church is noted for its 2 vaulted naves and his wood-carved statuary representing the "The decapitation" and its separate small bell tower.

Style: Baroque

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Date of origin:: 1775

Architect(s): unknown

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Address:
L'église Saint Jean-Baptiste rue Saint Jean-Baptiste 20169 Bonifacio Corse France


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