Chapelle des Pénitents Noirs
57 rue de la Banasterie, 84000 Avignon Route Planner
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Apr-Sep: Fri-Sat 2pm-5pm, Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine) Sat 10am-noon, 2pm-7pm, Sun 2pm-7pm; rest of year: Sat 2pm-5pm - closed Bank Hols, religious ceremonies


The head of John the Baptist adorning the exuberant façade is a reminder that this brotherhood was founded with the emblem of beheading. The Baroque interior features a fine array of wood panelling and marble, as well as paintings by Levieux, Nicolas Mignard and Pierre Parrocel.


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