Choisy Cathedral

Choisy-le-Roi, France

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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Marie Godard (12 days ago)
Every time I go in I recharge my batteries
Andrefaite Nelson (30 days ago)
It is a very beautiful church.
paoul (3 months ago)
A lot of work to do, it's a long time, there's no money I think
Carole Juliette (2 years ago)
This Cathedral is well located in the center of the city, close to the market, shops, and the RER, easy to access parking.
Maryse Dufag (3 years ago)
The choir and the organization
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