Poitiers Baptistery, Poitiers

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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.

Go Historic ID
318797
Short URL
gohist.co/318797
Names
Poitiers Baptistery
Address
Rue Jean-Jaurès
Poitiers, France
Coordinates
46.579509° N, 0.348617° E
Phone
05 49 41 21 24 (Poitiers tourism office)
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Timeline

July 14, 2008