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Œuvre de la cathédrale, Metz

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The seat of the Bishop of Metz, Œuvre de la cathédrale is a historic Roman Catholic cathedral. Locals call it the Good Lord’s Lantern, perhaps in reference to its huge stained-glass windows. Constructed in Gothic style from yellow limestone, the cathedral dates back to the 12th century. Don't miss the spectacularly high nave, and seek out the Metz bishopric’s rich collection of items used during Holy Communion. To visit Œuvre de la cathédrale and get the most from your holiday in Metz, create itinerary details personal to you using our Metz tour itinerary builder tool.
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  • The building itself is maybe not so impressive as in Reims, but it's stained-glass windows are really impressive. Besides the Roman bath museum, the best attraction. It is a bit labyrinth type of... 
    The building itself is maybe not so impressive as in Reims, but it's stained-glass windows are really impressive. Besides the Roman bath museum, the best attraction. It is a bit labyrinth type of...  more »
  • I am so glad that I read something online about Metz and this cathedral. It is amazing. It has the third tallest nave in France, so when you enter the doors, it actually takes your breath away. It... 
    I am so glad that I read something online about Metz and this cathedral. It is amazing. It has the third tallest nave in France, so when you enter the doors, it actually takes your breath away. It...  more »

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