Churh of Saint-Dominique Porto Vecchio, Bonifacio

Towns | Bonifacio | Corsica

The church is located within the walls of an old Dominican convent, now defunct, in the western part of the historic center, next to City Hall of Bonifacio.

The church was built from the late XIII°century. The building was classified as a Historic Monument in 1862. This church is the largest on the island. It has elements of style Gothic architecture, although the simplicity of its exterior architecture is reminiscent of the Romanesque. The presence of elements of Gothic style is particularly rare in Corsica. Its bell tower has a unique structure: a square base, then it becomes octagonal and is crowned by battlements. The plan consists of a nave with six bays and two square chapels on the sides.


Porto Vecchio, Bonifacio


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