A listed building since 1982, construction work on Sainte-Anne church began in 1857 and was completed in 1863.
With the arrival of Father Georges Daubenberger in 1921 the small church was altered, and a little chapel built in honour of Sainte-Thérèse, who was canonised in 1925. The church of Sainte-Anne became baroque, decorated with mouldings, statues, and concrete gargoyles.
The wedding scene of Catherine Deneuve and Jean-Paul Belmondo in François Truffaut’s film ‘Mississippi Mermaid’ was shot in the church in 1969.
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Cette église est splendide et je trouve que c'est l'une des plus belles de l'île !
Très belle eglise
Très belle église construite par le père Daubenberger, un alsacien venu à la réunion au XX siècles.