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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de la Sede, Tarbes
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Édifice intéressant qui a l'air d'une forteresse mais qui réunit avec harmonie différents styles. Voir en particulier le damier du chevet caractéristique de l'architecture locale.Interesting building that looks like a fortress, but that brings together different styles with harmony. See, in particular, the checkerboard of the bedside characteristic of the local architecture.show original
The cathedral is built on top of the cave where Bernadette apparently had her vision. There were lots of people but it wasn't overcrowded. It is a wonderful building which is huge and has a spiral dri... read more »
Le plus ancien édifice de la ville. Édifiée à partir de la fin du 12ème siècle, la cathédrale dédiée à Sainte-Marie de la Sède a connu, au cours des siècles suivants, des ajouts, des réparations et no... read more »The oldest building in the city. Built from the end of the 12th century, the Cathedral dedicated to Santa María de la Sede has experienced, over the centuries, additions, repairs and number of changes: thus, the nave, while the Tower lantern, date from the 14th century; the facade and the Western porch of Mugron stoneware, are constructions of the middle of the 18th century. Its plan is novel, with a single nave, vaulted on vaults ending at the bedside by a central apse surrounded by semi-circular apses, and all vaulted c.l - de-four. Notice the vaults, all painted in tempera. Inside: the high altar, sumptuous canopied marble; many stained-glass windows to characters; many paintings on biblical subjects; many statues; Chair; Confessionals; at the podium, buffet organs. The "sede", from the latin "sede", i.e. "seat", means the cathedra, Chair or throne highback, reserved to the Bishop. Classified historical monument, by order of October 30, 1906.show original
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