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Notre Dame de la Guerison
This is the first, emblematic, image you can see entering the Val Veny, just along the road, at Berrier.
On the left side there is the small and historical Sanctuary of Notre Dame de la Guérison, built in 1792 and destroyed in 1816 by the glacier (the only thing remained miraculously safe was the statue of the Madonna)
This small Church is worth to be visited as inside there are some pages of the Mont Blanc climbing history : the internal walls are full of photos of climbers dead on Mont Blanc and of the "ex voto" coming from the ones who got back ...

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Gabriele RothSubmitted by Gabriele Roth
on Aug 24, 2007 11:24 am

Image ID: 328250
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Lat/Lon: 45.80679°N / 6.93212°E
Object Title: Notre Dame de la Guerison