Jesuit Braoque church

Église du Gesù (Église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur Nice, or Church of Jesus) is a Baroque church built between 1607 and 1650 for the Jesuits of the city. The church was designed by Santi Martiri de Turin, inspired by the Église du Gesù in Rome.

Église du Gesù has a Corinthian facade. The bell tower is made of bricks and measures 42 meters in height. The dome is covered with polychrome tiles. The inside of the church is decorated with motifs depicting the life of St. Jacques le Majeur.

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