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Eglise St-Jean Baptiste

Eglise St-Jean Baptiste Review

Wander narrow streets lined with Ajaccio's oldest houses built around 1492, when the city was founded. At the intersection of rue du Roi-de-Rome and rue Saint Charles, you can visit the confrérie, or religious brotherhood, of St. Jean Baptiste. On June 24, the patron saint is honored with a solemn mass conducted by the city's bishop and Corsican music concert. Follow the ancestral religious procession from the chapel to the Old Town and Place Charles de Gaulle, where the celebration ends with traditional fire lighting in the evening.

Updated: 12-05-2012

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