Église Saint-Maurice Tower in Annecy, France

This is the imposing stone bell tower of Église Saint-Maurice, a Roman Catholic church. It was built in the early 15th century as part of a Dominican Order convent. Saint Maurice was a third century Roman who, as a leader of the Theban Legion, converted to Christianity and then chose martyrdom versus renouncing his faith. Thousands of soldiers were similarly executed. Saint Maurice is the patron saint of Annecy and Savoy.

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Rue Saint-Maurice, 74000 Annecy, France

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