Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur d'Aix

Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur d'Aix


Aix-en-Provence, France (FR)
Aix Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur d'Aix) in Aix-en-Provence in southern France is the seat of the Archbishop of Aix.

The present structure is the result of several successive buildings on the same site, including a Romanesque cathedral; a Gothic church built from 1285 to 1513; and several chapels from the late Middle Ages.

Among famous works of art in this cathedral are the Aygusi altar dating from 1470, the Burning Bush triptych by Nicolas Froment dating from 1476, and 16th century Brussels tapestries.

The church is a national monument of France.
Aix Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur d'Aix) in Aix-en-Provence in southern France is the seat of the Archbishop of Aix.

The present structure is the result of several successive buildings on the same site, including a Romanesque cathedral; a Gothic church built from 1285 to 1513; and several chapels from the late Middle Ages.

Among famous works of art in this cathedral are the Aygusi altar dating from 1470, the Burning Bush triptych by Nicolas Froment dating from 1476, and 16th century Brussels tapestries.

The church is a national monument of France.
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By: DonMartini

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