Pamiers Cathedral

Pamiers, France

Pamiers Cathedral is dedicated to Antoninus of Pamiers. The oldest part is the entrance dating from the 12th century with some carved capital stones depicting biblical characters. The remainder of the cathedral is more recent having been reconstructed and modified over the centuries - for example, the outer part of the entrance (the stone arches) and the belltower were added in the 14th century, the main body of the cathedral was rebuilt in the 17th century after being damaged during the Wars of religion, and the gallery at the top of the belltower was only added in the 19th century. The decorative belltower with its arched windows is notable element.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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G nicolas (3 years ago)
Magnifique
Jean Louis Lassus (3 years ago)
Très belle cathédrale
francis COTTES (4 years ago)
Très beau monument
bodha jac (4 years ago)
magnifique cathédrale, j'ai eu la chance d y être lors de répétitions d Orgue....un pur bonheur, d 'autant que l interieur est superbe.
Talat Gorani (4 years ago)
It's quite and free place
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