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Cathédrale Notre Dame de L'Assomption

Cathédrale Notre Dame de L'Assomption Review

The 16th-century baroque cathedral where Napoléon was baptized is at the end of rue St-Charles. The interior is covered with trompe-l'oeil frescoes, and the high altar, from a church in Lucca, Italy, was donated by Napoléon's sister Eliza after he made her princess of Tuscany. Eugène Delacroix's The Triumph of Religion hangs above the Virgin of the Sacred Heart marble altar from the 17th-century.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rue F.-Conti., Ajaccio, 20000
  • Phone: 04–95–21–41–14
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 9–11 am.
  • Website:
  • Location: Ajaccio
Updated: 11-18-2012

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