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Basilica of Our Lady, Nice: Overall view
Neo-Gothic basilica designed by Louis Lenormand; it is the largest church in Nice, but is not the cathedral. Inspired by Angers Cathedral and motivated by a desire to emphasize French historic architecture at a time when the County of Nice was annexed to France from Italy. Its most prominent features are the two square towers 65 m high, which dominate the east front together with a large rose window featuring scenes of the Assumption of Mary.