Avignon Cathedral

Local nameCathédrale Notre-Dame-des-Doms
LocationAvignon, France

Avignon Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located next to the Palais des Papes in Avignon, France. The cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Avignon.

The cathedral is a Romanesque building, constructed primarily in the second half of the 12th century. The bell tower collapsed in 1405 and was rebuilt in 1425. In 1670–1672 the apse was rebuilt and extended.The building was abandoned and allowed to deteriorate during the Revolution, but it was reconsecrated in 1822 and restored by the archbishop Célestin Dupont in 1835–1842. The most prominent feature of the cathedral is a gilded statue of the Virgin Mary atop the bell tower which was erected in 1859. The interior contains many works of art. The most famous of these is the mausoleum of Pope John XXII, a 14th-century Gothic edifice. It was moved in 1759, damaged during the Revolution, and restored to its original position in 1840. The cathedral was listed as a Monument historique in 1840.

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Opening hours

Mass:
Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 8:30 am (winter), 8 am (summer)
Sun, holidays (Jul - Sep): 10 am - 11:30 am

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avignon_Cathedral

Official website http://www.cathedrale-avignon.fr/

More information http://www.avignon-tourisme.com/Monuments-et-Patrimoine-culturel/AVIGNON/fiche-PCUPAC084CDT0000398-2.html

Email bienvenue@cathedrale-avignon.fr

Phone +33 4 90 82 12 21

Address 1 Place du Palais

Coordinates 43°57'5.703" N 4°48'27.687" E

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