Religious Places

Val-de-Grâce a magnificent church

Val-de-Grâce This magnificent church was commissioned by King Louis XIII’s spouse, Anna of Austria, out of gratitude for the birth of her firstborn son (who would become King Louis XIV, the Sun King). The domed church, designed by François Mansart and Jacques Lemercier in splendid Baroque style was completed in 1667 after 22 years of construction.

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