Nîmes Cathedral

Nîmes, France

Nîmes Cathedral is believed to stand on the site of the former Roman temple of Augustus. It is partly Romanesque and partly Gothic in style. The first cathedral was consecrated in 1096. The current appearance dates mainly from the 17th century. In 1822 the original Romanesque portal was demolished. The organ dates from 1643.

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Founded: 1096
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Natalie Daz (3 months ago)
The Romanesque cathedral, built on older buildings (from Roman times), was consecrated in 1096. Some parts of the facades are preserved from this period. On the left side you can see a set of bas-reliefs from the Old Testament.
Selvanathan Sarankan (5 months ago)
Yes its just Wonder full.
Vytautas Bucinskas (18 months ago)
Nice food, friendly personal, average price
Ryan B (2 years ago)
Cool place but not worth going out of your way compared to other places in the city
Laslo CESAR (2 years ago)
Recently renovated. Very very nice to see and visit. Great with family They rent baby carriers (backpacks), and you can visit VR mode
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