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Church of Our Lady in Versailles

  • Versailles, France
  • Sainte-Genevieve street 9, Versailles, France 
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    Church of Our Lady - the first parish church of the city of Versailles. The first time it was served, even the Palace of Versailles - King Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI with members of the royal family. It was built in just two years from 10 March 1684 to 30 October 1686. The author of the project was made by the French architect Jules Hardouin Mansart - court architect Louis XIV. He was with a small marble monument.

    The main facade looks too massive, it is caused by disproportionate to the restrictions on the height of buildings the city of Versailles. But even this does not spoil the beauty of this building was completed as a perfect example of French classicism. Above the main The entrance is located the clock, and on its sides in the recesses sculptures of "Religion" and "Mercy", performed by Pierre Mazelinom and Noel Zhuvene.

    The interior was not without traditional colorful stained-glass windows with images of various saints. There is also a statue of the Mother of God, standing on the globe with a baby in her arms. Angels flying around them. Also found crucifix white marble. Not without authority, established in 1890 in the choir behind the altar.
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Sights nearby

Statue of Lazare Hoche
The Palace of Versailles
Versailles gardens and park complex
Fountain of Latona
Petit Trianon Le Chesnay
Grand Trianon Le Chesnay
Gardens of Versailles Rocquencourt
Arboretum Chevrel Rocquencourt
Velizy Villacoublay air base, Velizy-Villacoublay
Airport Tusyu-le-Noble Toussus-le-Noble
Museum of Ceramics Arrondissement de Boulogne-Billancourt
Malmaison Rueil-Malmaison
Garden Albert-Kahn Saint-Cloud
Park Rothschild Saint-Cloud
Замок Монте-Кристо Le Port-Marly
Longchamp Racecourse Suresnes
Roland Garros Stadium Auteuil
Pierre de Coubertin Stadium Boulogne-Billancourt
Parc des Princes Auteuil
Tower TF1 Boulogne-Billancourt
Jardin des Serres d'Auteuil Auteuil
Bois de Boulogne Suresnes
Water entertainment center "Akvabulvar" Issy-les-Moulineaux
House la Roche Auteuil
Auteuil Hippodrome Auteuil

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