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Cathedrale de Belfort, Belfort
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Belfort Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Belfort, and has been a national monument of France since 1930.The building that is now the cathedral was built as a church between 1727 and 1750 by the businessman Henri Schuller to plans by Jacques Philippe Mareschal, king's engineer at Strasbourg. It was built of red sandstone excavated from the quarry at Offremont, three kilometres from Belfort.Although the church opened for worship in 1750, the north tower was not completed until 1845.It contains an organ by the organ-builder Joseph Valtrin, installed in 1752 and now classed as an historic monument in its own right.On 3 November 1979 the Diocese of Belfort-Montbéliard was created from part of the territory of the Archdiocese of Besançon. The seat of the bishop was established at Belfort, and St. Christopher's church was elevated to the status of cathedral.Plan to visit Cathedrale de Belfort during your Belfort vacation using our convenient Belfort trip itinerary planner.
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Pas très grande mais bien faite et bien située. On en ressort avec des impressions de rose et d'or, la pierre et les feronneries. Sa visite complète parfaitement celle de la citadelle et de la vieille... read more »Not very large but well made and well located. You come out with impressions of pink and gold, stone and the then. His visit perfectly complements the Citadel and the old city.show original
Très jolie cathédrale dont on ne soupconne pas, depuis un extérieur en travaux, la beauté des voutes gothiques à l'intérieur ! Je recommande !Beautiful Cathedral which we don't suspect not, since an outdoor work, the beauty of the gothic vaults inside! I recommend!show original
De kathedraal van Belfort staat gedeeltelijk in de steigers maar de rest is zeer fraai. De kerk is niet enorm groot maar wel mooi. Ons beviel hij.The Cathedral of Belfort is partly in the scaffolding but the rest is very fine. The Church is not huge but beautiful. He gave birth to us.show original
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