The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel

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  • Address: Place de l'Eglise, 06500 Menton, France
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-493358163
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

One of the most revered sites in Menton is the Basilica of St. Michael, the Archangel located in the heart of the town. The construction of the church began in 1619 as per the wishes of the Prince of Monaco. It took 34 years to complete. Designed by Genoese architect Lorenzo Lavagna, the church has been renovated numerous times. The current façade was completed in 1819 with two storey towers and terraces. It was granted the title of basilica in 1999 by of Pope John Paul II.

The church has been constructed in baroque style. The interior has stucco marbles and wooden statues. The side chapel are adorned with baroque altarpieces. The Parvis was completely redecorated to its 17th century glory in 2006. The church also hosts the annual event of Classical Music Festival every August.

The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel Travel Tips

  • The church is popularly known as Basilique St-Michel Archange.

How to Reach The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel

  • Train No: No Information, Nearest Railway Station: Menton-Gravan station
  • Bus no 98, Bust stop: Cathedral, Menton

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  • The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel Address: Place de l'Eglise, 06500 Menton, France
  • The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel Contact Number: +33-493358163
  • The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Menton include The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel in their plan

  • 70.15% of people start their The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

91.23% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel

People normally club together Bastion Museum and Casino Barriere De Menton while planning their visit to The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel.

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The Basilica Of St-michael The Archangel Reviews & Ratings

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  • Under construction. Not much to it really, pretty basic.

  • The church is truly divine.

  • Beautiful Basilique to visit and beautiful Vue from the Basilique entrance x

  • beleiver or not, must see in menton

  • A beautiful experience

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