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Nîmes Cathedral, Nimes

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3.6/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web
Nîmes Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Nîmes, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and to the local saint Castor of Apt.It was the seat of the Bishops of Nîmes until 1877, when the name of the diocese was changed, and is still the seat of their successors the Bishops of Nîmes, Uzès and Alès.The cathedral is believed to stand on the site of the former temple of Augustus. It is partly Romanesque and partly Gothic in style.Sources Catholic Hierarchy: Diocese of Nîmes
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  • Massive with age, right in the the middle of the old city. Wonderful music from time to time; check tourism office (if you can find it) for concert schedule. A deeply restful place, if you are in need...  read more »
  • Went to Mass at the Cathedral and found the liturgy traditional and reverent; it included sung Kyrie and Latin Credo, Sanctus and Agnus Dei, and the sung Gloria in French but with Latin refrain, which...  read more »
  • Visited around 10 o'clock on Sunday morning. While ringing bells have been the local people attend mass next walked into the next. Was poking a little bit inside the Cathedral, but did not want to disturb your prayer times, so did flee immediately. From the outside of the Cathedral building was slowly we observed. In the light I could see if the top is found the facade at the top during part left 1 scene of Adam and Eve's forbidden fruit.
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  • Date: 24 / 08 / 2016 place of visit: Cathedrale Notre-give me-Et-Saint Castor of Nimes to be a cathedral is of them more small that I have visited. Its construction dates back to the 11th and 12th centuries and is the fourth most important building built in Nimes after La Tour Magne, the Maison Carrée and Arènes. Outside of it, we have a small square with a fountain overflowing and the Musee de Vieux Nîmes.
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  • Very pretty
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