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Basilica of Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume
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It was after the discovery of the tombs of St. Mary Magdalene and St. Maximin in the 13C that Charles d'Anjou built this basilica, a remarkable example of Gothic architecture. The exterior blends northern influences and local traditions. The interior contains a remarkably tall nave. Note the chancel screen (17C); the 17C stalls; the pulpit with its sculptures illustrating the life of Mary Magdalene; and above all the (16C) painted wood altarpiece by Ronzen. Also of note is the crypt, with the sarcophagus of Mary Magdalene (4C).

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  • Address : Place de l’Hôtel-de-Ville F - 83470 St-Maximin-la-Ste-Baume83470St-Maximin-la-Ste-Baume
  • Phone : 04 94 78 00 19
  • E-mail : info@lesamisdelabasilique.com
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Opening hours :

  • 8am-7pm (except offices)

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