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

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Svitlana Matiash (12 months ago)
Very beautiful places
David L. Brooks (12 months ago)
I first discovered the Montpellier Cathedral because of one of the frequent organ recitals held there when I was an exchange student back in the 70's. When I found out that Nostradamus was part of its history, I came back again and again, hoping for some psychic or spiritual inspiration.
Jennifer Carrow (17 months ago)
Interesting little cathedral to visit. At times it was quiet enough to hear the birds outside chirping which was really pleasant and provided a tranquil atmosphere.
Bryan Allen (17 months ago)
The most unusual feature of the cathedral is the supporting structure at the west entrance with its two towers. Inside there are some beautiful stained glass windows and a huge organ. Fairly peaceful.
Harsh Mighlani (19 months ago)
Usual church with unusual structure outside..it is at quite a good location with parks all around.. accessible via both tram and bus
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