The Church of Sainte Jeanne d’Arc of Nice was consecrated no sooner than 1965, though the construction works completed in 1933. It is, architecturally speaking, one of the most controversial places of worship in Nice, the result of the design work carried out by Jacques Droz, a Parisian architect.

This entirely white reinforced concrete structure strikes by its three large ovoid domes sustained by eight other smaller cupolas, overtopped by a slender 65 meters high tower. The church is, without a doubt, a strange architectural presence, which gives rise to both favorable and unfriendly comments and attitudes.

As such, it is a tourist must-visit, and, despite the fact it does not enjoy an even remotely central location in Nice, it is worth the detour.

Name:
Church of Sainte Jeanne d’Arc (Eglise Sainte Jeanne d’Arc)
Address:
86, Avenue Saint Lambert, 06100, Nice, France

86, Avenue Saint Lambert, 06100, Nice, France

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