Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul, Tunis

#2 of 21 in Historic Sites in Tunis
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Opened in 1897 on the site of an 17th century Christian church, Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul represents a colonial era Roman Catholic cathedral and an iconic building of the Tunisian capital. The custard-colored structure with white edges has a triple arch entrance topped by a shimmering portal mosaic, a large Latin cross, and tall twin bell towers. Blending neo-Gothic, neo-Byzantine, and Moorish revival styles, the cathedral holds regular masses in French and Italian. The building is an active seat of the Archdiocese of Tunis. Start your trip to Tunis by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Wonderful cathedral in which I had the chance to go in and see. They had mass which of course is in French and to get in there is security to make sure you don’t have weapons which I assume to...  more »
  • As Tunisia once was under French Protectorate Catholic Religion played an important roll in this Muslim country. The cathedral is a very interesting place to visit and for free.  more »
  • This is the beauty of Tunisia....right next to the populous old city of Tunisia, here is St Vincent Cathedral, refreshing memory of the impact of old colonial era on the society here......
  • Beautiful cathedral in front of the french embassy in the most popular street in a muslim country, you should visit it when you come to tunisia
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