Cathedrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, 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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  • Roughly in the center of town it's not difficult to find because of it's tall steeple. It really is a magnificent Gothic style of Cathedral both inside and out. The numerous stained glass windows are....  more
    Roughly in the center of town it's not difficult to find because of it's tall steeple. It really is a magnificent Gothic style of Cathedral both inside and out. The numerous stained glass windows are....  more »
  • This is just awwww.I have visited this place multiple times and it still has the same charm on me.You Will different vibe depending on the time you visit.I have been in the night when it was... 
    This is just awwww.I have visited this place multiple times and it still has the same charm on me.You Will different vibe depending on the time you visit.I have been in the night when it was...  more »
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  • Black volcanic stone standing for centuries, you must hand it to the French for dedication and craftsmanship. Very powerful Holy Place where you can sit be still and pray.
  • It has an amazing view i Was here very early but seems everything is closed i had to Come back later

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