Saint-Gaudens Collegiate Church

Saint-Gaudens, France

With its cloister and Chapter House, Saint-Gaudens Collegiate Church was one of the most important religious buildings in the Comminges area. It was home to a College of Canons Ordinary, a community founded by Bishop Bertrand.

The 11th century Romanesque church, built on the typical Pyrenean plan as a basilica with three naves, stands on the site of an earlier construction. It was extended in the 12th and 13th centuries with the construction of the cloister and Chapter House. The lateral North Door was added in the 16th Century.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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www.tourisme-stgaudens.com

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Elena RIVIERE (2 years ago)
A pretty stone-built collegiate church. The cloister is very charming. Too bad, however, to have to pay to see the interior lit. Without paying you cannot admire the frescoes hanging on the wall.
Firestars1106 (2 years ago)
Very beautiful collegiate church which changes from the rest of the city with a magnificent organ. Adjacent to the collegiate church is a small cloister next to it.
Cindy Vida (2 years ago)
Passing by, we took the time to have a look around: very beautiful and stands out with its environment. A great discovery
Yvan West Laurence (2 years ago)
A preserved place of worship steeped in history
allstars marques (2 years ago)
Mass important in the life of Christians, the branches. Great time. God is with us ?
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