St. Epvre Basilica

Nancy, France

Built in the 19th century in gothic revival style by Prosper Morey, Saint-Epvre’s Basilica is decorated with stained glass and wood panelling and was in-part made in Bavaria. It was richly endowed by Napoleon III, Emperor Franz-Joseph, Ludwig II of Bavaria and Pope Pius who donated the beautiful stone paving in the choir that came from the Appian Way.

The market square and general trading centre in the Middle Ages, the fountain in the middle has a statue of Duke René II of Lorraine, who defeated Charles the bold, Duke of Burgundy, at the Battle of Nancy in 1477.

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Founded: 1864-1874
Category: Religious sites in France

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Mattaniah lioness (21 months ago)
Visit it if you are around town!
Varghese John (21 months ago)
Attended mass on Sunday. Very happy to be there.
Jocelyne Duchaud (2 years ago)
Monumental
Nashu - (2 years ago)
Beautiful church, surrounded by big trees. Situated in the center of the city near lots of other turist attractions, it's easily identified by its massive tower (87 m). The neogothic style is impressive and blends in with the rest of the historical places in Nancy.
Michel Boks (3 years ago)
Looks beautiful from the outside, wasn't able to get in unfortunately (was there outside opening hours). You could have a drink on the opposite terrace and gaze at the details ;-)
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