Choisy Cathedral, otherwise known as the Church of St. Louis and St. Nicholas, was the first cathedral of the diocese of Créteil, from 1966, when the diocese was created, to 1987, when the present Créteil Cathedral was inaugurated.

The church was built by the architect Ange-Jacques Gabriel under commission from Louis XV to provide a suitable place of worship for the court when the king was staying at his newly purchased residence at the Château de Choisy. The first stone was laid, by the king himself, on 4 July 1748, and the church was dedicated in the presence of the king, the court and the Archbishop of Paris on 21 September 1760.

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Founded: 1748-1760
Category: Religious sites in France

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Jocelyne Motard (16 months ago)
Authentique...
malick sissoko (17 months ago)
Très belle
Miko Bondée (18 months ago)
Endroit sympa et cool
Christophe Petion (2 years ago)
Belle cathédrale. Calme et silence. Lieu de prière et plein centre ville.
Rachel Ahoyo (2 years ago)
Une église remplie d'une grande paix au coeur de Choisy le Roy
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