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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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Extraordinaire, jolie ,bien entretenu , et un orgue grandiose. Une architecture immense bref un régale des yeux more »Extraordinary, beautiful, well maintained, and a Grand organ. A huge architecture brief a treat for the eyes
Auf einem Stadtbummel durch Belfort ist es kein Umweg, in die grosse Kirche einen Abstecher zu machen. more »On a city walk through Belfort, it is not a detour to make a trip in the great Church.
J'ai fait la visite guidée des grandes orgues de la cathédrale. A ne pas manquer de s'inscrire au préalable car beaucoup de monde est intéressé. Le guide nous a très bien explique tout ce qu'il fallai... more »I did the tour of the great organ of the Cathedral. Don't miss to register beforehand because a lot of people are interested. The guide we had very well explained everything he needed, then he got play us pieces from these first explanations and then we were able to ride and discover the whole. It was very interesting. He had children in the group, and all have loved and even ask questions. Do (just a few dates July August).
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