Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, Avignon

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World heritage site · Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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See a famous gilded statue of the Virgin Mary on the western tower of the Roman Catholic Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms. Built in the 12th century, this French national monument is one of the Romanesque buildings still standing in the country. Step inside to view several works of art, including the mausoleum of Pope John XXII, a 14th-century masterpiece of Gothic carving. Put Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms and other Avignon attractions into our Avignon holiday maker tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I have to admit for such an emblematic and important building, I was expecting a much more ornate Cathedral. Despite being somewhat underwhelmed by its interior, it’s still worth visiting. Make... 
    I have to admit for such an emblematic and important building, I was expecting a much more ornate Cathedral. Despite being somewhat underwhelmed by its interior, it’s still worth visiting. Make...  more »
  • Surprisingly non-flashy place considering it must have been frequented by popes for centuries, and indeed hosting a pope tomb (Benedict xx). Beautiful angel statues at the altar; altogether, the... 
    Surprisingly non-flashy place considering it must have been frequented by popes for centuries, and indeed hosting a pope tomb (Benedict xx). Beautiful angel statues at the altar; altogether, the...  more »

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