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Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste

Rue Gambetta, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 08 81
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Rue Gambetta, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
+33 5 59 26 08 81
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not over impressive from the outside as you stroll down the main pedestrian precinct but it soon becomes,apparent you are stepping into history. The site of the wedding of Louis XIV the ' Sun King. ' Fresh from the grandeur of Versailles. For diplomatic reasons...More

Thank eonaLondon
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This church is nothing much to look at from the outside but WOW when you enter the church the interior is a different matter. The photos tell it all.

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Perhaps the more beautiful of the Basque churches. Interior in wood, with several balconies, magnificent high altar, boats suspended from the ceiling. Different from the tradional Catholic churches.

Thank FernandoAlmeida2013
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The church of St John the Baptist is a normal looking church from the outside. But as we walking inside we were very surprised to see that it had 3 rows of galleries and an amazing golden altarpiece. We learnt afterwards that these galleries were...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 20 November 2016

for Duma and french history lovers! that's the curch where Louis XIV married spanish princess! very beautiful and unusual inside

Thank Baran69
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This was the church that Louis XIV was married in although at the time only the bell tower and a small part was built. the church is unusual in that there were balconies built where the men could be for mass and the women stayed...More

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We arrived just in time to view the interior alive with light. Gorgeous altar. Very intricate and should not be missed.

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely place to visit. The Church is beautiful with a lovely galleried section. When someone tops up the electric meter and the lights go on it is wonderful.

Thank Jonesfamily00
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Very nice church. While we were visiting the organist had rehearsals and I must say, this instrument is impressive! If you want some spiritual time, I highly recommend to spend some time inside.

Thank 799kjo
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Better on the inside this church has multiple galleries, a superb Oregon and a baroque altar. Lucky for us the organist was limbering up on a Bach Prelude and Fugue when we visited

Thank Mike P
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