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Œuvre de la cathédrale, Metz

#1 of 71 in Historic Sites in Moselle
Must see · Architectural Building · Historic Site
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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  • Nearby university and waterways are better places to spend your time. Stained glasses are a feature here.  more »
  • We visited Metz in May 2019 during our research for our upcoming book "Flavour with Benefits: France". The cathedral has a beautiful and peaceful ambience. The light from the stained glass is soft...  more »
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