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Libreville, Gabon

Among the many places of worship Libreville, it is a remarkable church of Saint Michel Nkembo. Its construction began in 1967 because

it was necessary to replace the old church became too small. Its bell tower was nevertheless retained. If the architecture part is relatively

simple against its originality lies in the sculptures. Located not far from the bus station to PK3 on the national one, it has the distinction of having been

built with local materials. its pillars, friezes above the lintels and the altar of the Blessed Sacrament on summers carved by a deaf-mute artist

originally from Gabon Lambaréné, Zephirin Lendogno. Completed in the 2000s, it now offers a capacity of over 1000 seats in the main part and 2000 in the

amphitheater. The kévasingo, one of the hardest woods of the Gabonese forest, was used for the doors of the facade. All panels are adorned with traditional

decorative motifs carved columns and 35 fully describing the Old and New Testament surround the building.

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