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Église St-Bénigne

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This church (17C) was damaged in the 1736 fire. This explains the postiche façade, which was an attempt to fit in with the new square. The bell tower-porch is an imitation of those of mountain churches, which had to be protected against the snow. Inside: two paintings (Christ Surrounded by Angels and The Lactation of Saint Bernard), a statue of the Black Madonna of Einsiedeln (much loved in the Haut Doubs) and superb 1975 stained-glass windows by Alfred Manessier, on the subject of the pastoral symphony.

Useful Information

  • Address : Rue Tissot F - 25300 Pontarlier25300Pontarlier
  • Phone : 03 81 39 00 37

Opening hours :

  • 9am‑8pm - closed Sun

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