Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, Clermont-Ferrand

4.6
#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Clermont-Ferrand
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The medieval Gothic cathedral, Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, was built in the 13th century entirely from black lava stone making it highly distinctive and visible from great distances. A step inside reveals beautiful medieval stained glass windows, many Gothic frescoes, and a crypt from the 10th century with two remarkable sarcophagi from the 4th and 5th centuries. Striking architectural features, include its 96.2 m (315 ft) tall twin spires and the blue rose and the orange stained glass windows made in the 14th century above the ambulatory chapels. Make Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption part of your personalized Clermont-Ferrand itinerary using our Clermont-Ferrand vacation planning website.
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  • this is a huge cathedral made by Volcanic stones which represents the importance of the Clermont-Ferrand City. it worths visiting at least once  more »
  • Well worth a look beautiful cathedral with interest for an array of different crafts, metalwork, stained glass and ancient fresques...if you like churches you'll .love it..  more »
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  • The cathedral looks so gloomy but don't let it freak you out. Beautiful decorations inside and don't miss the windows ;)
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