Poitiers Baptistery Poitiers, France

Poitiers Baptistery
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Poitiers Baptistery dates from around 360, making it the oldest church in France and one of the oldest in the world. Enlarged in the 6th century and decorated with frescoes in the 12th century, it is now a museum.

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Poitiers Baptistery
Full Name
Poitiers Baptistery
Also Known As
Baptistère Saint-Jean
Baptistery of St. John
Temple de Saint-Jean
46.579509° N, 0.348617° E  (map)
Rue Jean-Jaurès
Poitiers, France
Poitiers Vienne, France
Europe continent
France Europe
Vienne Poitou-Charentes, France
05 49 41 21 24 (Poitiers tourism office)