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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. With our online itinerary creator, Avignon attractions like Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This is a really historic building, with many significant changes to the use and occupancy. Sadly much of the history is just touched upon and not explored in depth. Worth a visit if you are in Avigno...  more »
  • She is of Provençal Romanesque style, it was built in 1150 and enlarged in the 14th and 17th centuries by side chapels. The Cathedral is closed on the first list of historical monuments in 1840.
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  • The cathedral is overshadowed by the Palais des Papes, and is easy to miss. Nevertheless, you should take a look at its interiors, unusual. Don't miss the oldest part of the church, in pure Roman styl...  more »