Poitiers Baptistery Poitiers, France

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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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318797
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Street Address
Rue Jean-Jaurès
Coordinates
46.579509° N, 0.348617° E
Phone
05 49 41 21 24 (Poitiers tourism office)

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Poitiers Baptistery (Poitiers, France)
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April 11, 2015