Cathedral of Notre Dame and St Castor

Nimes cathedral was built in 1096, suffered major damage during the Wars of Religion and was almost entirely rebuilt in the 19C. Its façade has nonetheless retained a frieze, part of which is Romanesque, depicting scenes from the Old Testament. Inside the cathedral, the Chapelle du Rosaire behind the chancel dates from 1669. Beautifully renovated, the chapel is an excellent example of Baroque art in Nimes.

Useful information

Address : 

Place aux Herbes, 30000 Nîmes

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Hôtel de Régis
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The building has a lovely 18C façade and
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Rue de la Madeleine
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Running from Boulevard Victor-Hugo to
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Rue de Bernis
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At N°3 Rue de Bernis, the hôtel of the
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Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Musée du Vieux Nîmes
Musée du Vieux Nîmes
The Museum of Old Nimes contains objects
1:00
Chapelle des Jésuites
Chapelle des Jésuites
The interior of the beautifully
0:15
Nîmes Natural History Museum
Nîmes Natural History Museum
Nîmes Natural History Museum houses an
1:00
See all