Montpellier Cathedral

Montpellier, France

Montpellier Cathedral was originally attached to the monastery of Saint-Benoît, which was founded in 1364. The building was elevated to the status of cathedral in 1536, when the see of Maguelonne was transferred to Montpellier. After the building suffered extensive damage during the Wars of Religion between Catholics and Protestants in the 16th century, it was rebuilt in the 17th century.



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Founded: 1364
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Valois Dynasty and Hundred Year's War (France)

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Levon Alyanakian (Levon's Travel's) (17 months ago)
Very impressive and looks massive in person. Must see when in Montpellier It’s adjacent to the school of medicine and it’s medicine gardens
fadi Gaber (17 months ago)
Unique architecture for an old historical cathedral
Kalléo Hipolito (18 months ago)
I’ve been walking around it but it’s a huge cathedral with a beautiful architecture.
Beat A. Schwendimann (2 years ago)
Enormous cathedral with unique architectural features. Back in the middle ages, the cathedral was fortified by the catholics against protestant attacks. Remnants of this fortification are the three huge towers (one collapsed) and the two rocket-like pillars. Beautiful stained glass windows. Beautiful and large organ.
William Haun (2 years ago)
Interesting architecture. The organ looks amazing. I’d love to attend a concert there.
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