Baroque jewel hidden behind simple street façade

The Chapelle de la Miséricorde is on the Nice leg of the baroque route

The architecture of Nice is the result of several very different periods of art.

The city is famous for its belle époque and Art Deco buildings, but many of its greatest treasures are Baroque – the period from the early 17th century to mid-18th century, with an ornate, embellished style.

Vieux-Nice breathes the Baroque – and the Palais Lascaris is the jewel in the crown for lovers of that era. This beautiful building, in the heart of Vieux-Nice, has not changed since the 17th century.

It was owned by ...

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