St. Charles Church

Monaco, Monaco

Saint-Charles Church was built between 1879-1883. It is dedicated to Saint Charles Borromeo, the 15th-century Italian cardinal and archbishop. The church was restored and its facades renovated in its centenary year of 1983 by Prince Rainier III, he subsequently oversaw exterior renovation work at the church in 2003.



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Founded: 1879-1883
Category: Religious sites in Monaco

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She Fazz (12 months ago)
Very beautiful place to stop and say a rosary.
Sergei Glinka (13 months ago)
pretty church but too loud for Rim and I :(
komon sermboonkrong (2 years ago)
Sergey Ishkhanov (3 years ago)
Beautiful Church of Monaco, prime location, pleasure to be!
Me Rodriguez (3 years ago)
Father Marc is a lovely and very helpful man. We always feel like home there whenever we go to mass (that's not very often)or when the children attend communion classes.
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