Chapelle de l'Immaculée Conception

Chapel of the white penitents / Chapel of the Immaculate Conception

Historic site and monument, Religious heritage, Religious site, Town of Art & History, Baroque in Menton

  • Chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary and also called Chapel of the White Penitents.A fine example of the art of the Catholic Reformation, was the seat of the Brotherhood of White Penitents.

  • The Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, or White Penitents, was built between 1680 and 1687, in the neighborhood of the "Capitol", on land located outside the walls of the medieval city, offered by Prince Louis1er and the family of Monléon.
    Witness of the opening of the city towards the West, it is open to worship in 1687, it is the seat of the Confraternity of White Penitents.
    Listed as a historic monument in 1947, it was completely renovated and transformed in 1987.
  • Environment

    • Town location
    • Pedestrian area
  • Spoken languages

  • Accessibility

    • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • All year
  • Wednesday
    2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Guided tour only
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