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It is in 1856 that this small chapel was opened. Roman and Byzantine in style, it is dedicated to Saint Eugenie as a tribute to the wife of the Emperor Napoleon III. When, in 1884, it became a parish church, a larger building was considered. The final church, built on a crypt where exhibitions are now held, was open in 1903. Influenced by neo-gothic, its ribbed vault rests on twelve round columns, each with a carved capital. Once you enter the building, you are taken aback by the unity of the plan, which converges towards the main altar and tabernacle. All around the altar, there are magnificent stained-glass windows depicting various periods of Jesus's life. Choirs come regularly to perform here for the church's fine acoustics.