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Dombes Parliament

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Fresco/wall painting, Palace, Classified, Most beautiful detours of France, 17th C, 19th C, 20th C in Trévoux
  • The former Dombes Parliament has amazing paintings on the themes of Justice and Peace in the hearing room. It's still a place where justice is done as it's district court. Guided tour from Tourist Information.

  • In 1523 King François I took control of La Dombes and set up its parliament in Lyon.

    In 1696 Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, Duke of Maine, moved the parliament from Lyon to Trévoux which became Dombes’ capital. The duke had a new court built whose hearing room still stands today.

    The hearing room has a ceiling and walls painted in the late 17th century that were restored in the 18th-20th century. The paintings are dedicated to the sovereign prince on the themes of Justice and Peace. They...
    In 1523 King François I took control of La Dombes and set up its parliament in Lyon.

    In 1696 Louis-Auguste de Bourbon, Duke of Maine, moved the parliament from Lyon to Trévoux which became Dombes’ capital. The duke had a new court built whose hearing room still stands today.

    The hearing room has a ceiling and walls painted in the late 17th century that were restored in the 18th-20th century. The paintings are dedicated to the sovereign prince on the themes of Justice and Peace. They were listed as a Monument Historique in 1920.
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  • From March 31, 2024 to September 29, 2024
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