Built at the height of the city and partly built of white stone cathedral symbolizes the absolute power of royalty in the ancient city Catholic rebel ... Consecrated in 1739, it is the work of three royal architects: Francis of Orbay, Jules Hardouin-Mansart and Robert de Cotte.
The facade is classical statues of the four evangelists, dominated by the royal arms inscribed on the pediment. The interior reveals a building harmonious lines, enhanced by a delicate cupola on pendants. The cathedral houses a remarkable furniture: stalls (XVIII), organ carved walnut (XVII) and a canopy style of Napoleon III. In the north transept throne one of the major works by Ingres, Vow of Louis XIII (1824).
Hours purely illustrative:
- Monday to Sunday from 8.00 am to 7.00 pm (On sunday church service at 11am)