Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, Avignon

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See a famous gilded statue of the Virgin Mary on the western tower of the Roman Catholic Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms. Built in the 12th century, this French national monument is one of the Romanesque buildings still standing in the country. Step inside to view several works of art, including the mausoleum of Pope John XXII, a 14th-century masterpiece of Gothic carving. Put Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms and other Avignon attractions into our Avignon holiday maker tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It looks nice from the outside, next to the imposing papal palace. Nice view of the papal palace and the square below from the space outside the cathedral. The interior is rather modest. Entry was fre...  more »
  • You should look at the Cathedral Notre de Dame in any case. It is just like so many of its kind. The tapestries are very impressive. Until 1859, the impressive statue of the Holy Virgin from gold-plated cast iron over the Bell Tower is attached. A crucifixion created in Romanesque style is located on the square in front of the Church.
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  • Looks like an interesting building but inside lacks anything outstanding, unless you have a particular interest in old churches not worth a visit  more »

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