Église Saint-Cannat (Saint Cannat Church), Marseille

Église Saint-Cannat (Saint Cannat Church), Marseille

The Saint-Cannat Church is a Roman Catholic church in Marseille, located in the 1st arrondissement of Marseille. This local church was founded by the Dominicans in the 16th century and it stands today in the very center of the city. The main architectural design of the building is late Baroque.

Take a peek inside to admire the richly decorated interior and the works of art. Two paintings by Michel Serre (1658-1733) are displayed in the church: La vierge à l’enfant et le purgatoire and La purification de la Vierge. There is also a painting by Pierre Parrocel (1664–1739), representing the baptism of Christ. Additionally, one can see a sculpture of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873–1897) designed by François Carli (1872-1957). The pipe organ, designed by Jean-Esprit Isnard (1707-1781), dates back to 1747.

The church building has been listed as a historical monument since 1926.

Operation hours: Monday & Thursday 9 am - 1 pm, Wednesday 9 am - 7 pm, Tuesday & Friday 9 am - 12 pm.
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Église Saint-Cannat (Saint Cannat Church) on Map

Sight Name: Église Saint-Cannat (Saint Cannat Church)
Sight Location: Marseille, France (See walking tours in Marseille)
Sight Type: Religious
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