Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en-Provence

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Built on the site of the first-century Roman forum of Aix, the Roman Catholic Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence is a French national monument. The house of the seat of the Archbishop of Aix, transformations to the church from the 12th century on are reflected in patches of Romanesque, Gothic and Neo-Gothic architecture. Take note of the bell tower, Roman columns, baptistery from a sixth-century Christian church, and the facade's four walnut doors. The doors feature four figures of the major prophets of the Old Testament. To visit Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence on your trip to Aix-en-Provence, use our Aix-en-Provence sightseeing tool.
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  • When you know you can actually see that the church is built over a long period of time because you can see many different expressions in the church. It is really impressive and definitely a visit... 
    When you know you can actually see that the church is built over a long period of time because you can see many different expressions in the church. It is really impressive and definitely a visit...  more »
  • This is a beautiful cathedral with lots of varied artwork. I loved that you were able to see how it changed over time with elements from the 6th century visible, as well as Gothic elements. Lovely to....  more
    This is a beautiful cathedral with lots of varied artwork. I loved that you were able to see how it changed over time with elements from the 6th century visible, as well as Gothic elements. Lovely to....  more »
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  • Beauuuutiful cathedral! I definitely loved it! There's also a great cloister you can visit every 30 minutes guided by a really kind guide.
  • This beautiful French church feels holy from the moment you walk in. This amazing structure captures and preserves its history to share with its guest from the present.

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