St. Genés Church

Châteaumeillant, France

The Romanesque style church fo St. Genés was built between 1125-1150. The interior is exceptionally airy, due not only to its great height, but also to its very wide chancel and six apsidal chapels and side passages.

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Founded: 1125-1150
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Thierry Gicquel (18 months ago)
Very good to visit
liliane cheri (19 months ago)
Needs a big refresh. Of course I understand that it has a blow
nathalie barit (19 months ago)
A heritage treasure nestled in lush greenery with murals that have survived the centuries and in particular a superb calendar! To see during a stopover in the region.
Maryse Perrot (2 years ago)
This church has superb frescoes, some of which represent the calendar with representative drawings of each month. The staff present at the Heritage Days were very knowledgeable and interesting.
Franck M (2 years ago)
A jewel that deserves to be discovered in a pretty little village.
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