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


This chapel of a brotherhood devoted to the theme of Beheading honours John the Baptist, whose head is depicted on the façade. Fine wood panelling and marble feature in the sumptuous Baroque interior and, of course, paintings by Mignard and Parrocel.


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