This Carolingian oratory near Orléans was built in 806 by Bishop Theodulf, Charlemagne's adviser. Containing rare Byzantine mosaics, it is one of the oldest and most unique churches in France.

Facts & Stats on the Germigny-Des-Pres Oratory

Go Historic ID
318215
Names
Germigny-des-Pres Oratory
Oratoire de Germigny-des-Prés
Carolingian Oratory
Germigny-des-Prés Parish Church
Dates
806

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Germigny-Des-Pres Oratory - Germigny-des-Pres, France