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 to visit Eglise St. Michel des Lions during your Limoges vacation using our convenient Limoges sightseeing tool .
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  • A beautiful set of stained glass windows in this church that honors Saint Michael and him dedicate a few beautiful panels. The baroque altarpiece is remarkable.
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  • This church would pass almost unnoticed so it fits perfectly into its surroundings... But once penetrated in this place of worship, we are really impressed by the beauty of stained glass... but by the quality of the furniture, columns and sculptures... A great surprise!
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  • very pretty Church in the city centre. the stained glass windows are very representative and illuminate the interesting statutory Church
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  • Nice doors. Lovely light interior.
  • Beautiful cathedral!
  • In my opinion the most beautiful church of Limoges. Original with its inclined pillars and its totally open altar
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  • Very beautiful church, has both inside and outside.
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  • Beautiful beautiful church in the heart of Limoges
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