Place de la Cathédrale

73300 Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne

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The big bell tower

This 11th century tower was the bell tower of the Notre-Dame church.

In the 15th century a gallery was composed of four small bells and a spire taking the height of the building up to approximately 80 metres. This part was pulled down by French revolutionaries in 1794, destroying, at the same time, a part of the Notre-Dame church now separated from its bell tower by a road. The scar can still be seen on the side of the bell tower.
Its state does not allow to open it to the public, it accommodates however from time to time exhibitions since shop windows situated on the bottom.


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In centre of town

Town location


Gorgeous day ! Suncream today !

The trend of the day: 1800m at noon

Saturday 20 October 2018

1450 2700
3 °C -1 °C

Avalanche risk : Unavailable

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