Pontoise Cathedral

Pontoise, France

Pontoise Cathedral, raised to the status of cathedral in 1966 when the Diocese of Pontoise was created, is dedicated to Saint Maclovius (Maclou). Construction began in the 12th century on the site of an ancient chapel of Saint Eustace and the building was enlarged and completed in the 15th and 16th centuries. Thus the central and eastern parts of the cathedral are 12th century, while the tower and the central portal are in the Flamboyant style. There are Renaissance additions flanking the central structure, and a north portal of the same period.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Renz L (2 years ago)
Amazing structure. This is a gothic style cathedral with an amazing organ! Awesome site in pontoisse
Oksana Sukhenko (2 years ago)
It's really beautiful building, nice interior for wedding ceremony. The vitrages make unbelievable light
Imama Karim (4 years ago)
A beauty at night.
Elena Adaryukova (5 years ago)
AMAZING!!! I'M IN LOVE ❤❤❤
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