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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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  • This church very close to the boucherie quarter, is not very famous, but it is really beautiful. The glass windows are richly coloured, the architecture is delicate gothic and it is quite with a devot...  more »
  • This church is accessible from a lot of different doors and once inside it is beautiful, calm and the stained glass is superb from pictures of people to an abstract of tongues around the font.  more »
  • A lovely plce to visit and an even better one for a concert! Truly my favourite church! This is a beautiful place where you can enjoy peace and tranquility amongst the history steeped stones! It's a v...  more »
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  • Beautiful cathedral!
  • Very beautiful church, has both inside and outside.
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  • In my opinion the most beautiful church of Limoges. Original with its inclined pillars and its totally open altar
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  • Beautiful church has both inside and outside.
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  • In France we have tbm beautiful churches, are among the most beautiful in the world.
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