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Eglise St. Michel des Lions, Limoges
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Named for the two majestic stone lions guarding its entrance, Eglise St. Michel des Lions was constructed between the 14th and 16th centuries, resulting in an iconic example of Gothic architecture. The church features a bell representative of the Limousin region and a metal ball crowning its highest peak. Relics of St. Martial, St. Loup, and St. Valerie are contained in a decorative altar that depicts the life and miracles of St. Martial. The church’s rich furnishings include two pietas, two windows depicting the lives of St. John the Baptist and the Virgin Mary, and a statue of St. Valerie. Plan your Eglise St. Michel des Lions visit and explore what else you can see and do in Limoges using our Limoges vacation generator.
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  • An oasis of serene tranquility in this ain't broke restored Church full of medieval art with crooked pillars.
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  • For pilgrims and others, to do absolutely: Cathedral St Etienne, Church of St. Peter a side Gallery Lafayette and St. Michael's Church of the lions in the high street of the Bell Tower, this course goes in ascending as to be closer to enlightenment. The most courageous will go discover of the Joan of arc "surprise" Church
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  • Most high and most beautiful church of Limoges, she deserves the detour for travelers as for Limoges
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