L'église Sainte Marie Majeure / Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary (Zonza, Corsica)
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N 41° 44.931 E 009° 10.279
32T E 514243 N 4621906
Neo-Gothic parish church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary (L'église Sainte Marie Majeure) is dominant building of pictoresque village Zonza in Alta Roca region of Corsica...
Waymark Code: WM7534
Location: Corse, France
Date Posted: 09/03/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 8

The massive Neo-Gothic, from grey granite constructed, church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary (L'église Sainte Marie Majeure or Santa Maria Assunta) was build in XIXth century is very different from another churches in Alta Roca region and also in whole Corsica, where is this architectural style relatively unusual...

The parish church serves as the main centre of the religious life in Zonza, also is often used for concerts of classic music and Corsican chants. Its white-creamy interior is very puristic and simple, more similar to the protestant churches.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Dominant Architectural Style: Neo-Gothic

Archdiocese: Marseille

Diocese: Ajjacio

L'église Sainte Marie Majeure
Place de Eglise
Zonza, Corse-du-Sud France

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Date of building construction: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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