St Teresa's Basilica of Lisieux

Interesting
The imposing basilica of St Teresa, consecrated on 11 July 1954, is one of France's largest 20C churches. In addition to its 45m/148ft-high belfry, there is a door by Robert Coin, an immense colourful nave adorned with marble, stained-glass windows and mosaics, a reliquary containing the bones of the right arm of the Saint, a crypt entirely decorated with mosaics illustrating St Teresa's life, a monumental way of the Cross and the tomb of the Saint's parents.

Useful information

Address:

Avenue Jean-XXIII, 14100 Lisieux

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