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#1579: View from South

Photo 1579: View from South - Poitiers Baptistery

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Photo ID
1579
Credit
Title
View from South
Caption
South exterior of narthex of the Baptistère Saint-Jean in Poitiers, with the cathedral in the background. The baptistery dates from c.360, making it the oldest church in France. However, it was significantly modified in later centuries. The rectangular main building is 4th century, but the polygonal narthex and small side apses date from around 1000.
Geotag
46.579509° N, 0.348617° E
Uploaded
November 16, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
100