Laval Cathedral

Laval, France

Laval Cathedral (Cathédrale de la Sainte-Trinité de Laval) was founded around 1070, but the current exterior dates mainly from 1855 when it was promoted as a cathedral. The cathedral has been enlarged several times during centuries. There were originally dozen altarpieces, but only one survived from the French Revolution. It was built in the 17th century. The pulpit was made in 1803 and marble font in 1554.

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Rue Renaise 35, Laval, France
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Founded: c. 1070
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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tomkolle (13 months ago)
Beautiful church
guillot jeanpierre (5 years ago)
A mix of styles. Interesting but hardly an unforgettable experience
pete nash (5 years ago)
Very cool on a hot day, a welcome retreat from the heat walking around the Saturday Market. Beautiful inside and worth spending time to look around, just sit or reflect. Nice statues, beautiful windows, peaceful.
Yves Surmont (5 years ago)
Nice church, but not exceptional.
Marilyn Lawrence (5 years ago)
I loved the history of this cathedral.
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