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Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms

Place du Palais, Avignon, France
+33 4 90 86 81 01
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Place du Palais, Avignon, France
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Reviewed yesterday

This big church is in the area next to the Palais so easy to stop in and enjoy. Very large and majestic - we went in while mass was being said so we didn't stay long.

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Same period as Palais des Papes but it's been extended and renovated over the centuries. There are a couple of important artworks inside.

Thank AustralianInAvignon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely, relatively small cathedral adjacent to the massive Papal Palace. Topped by a glittering gilded statue of the Virgin Mary, and with several side chapels, including one with the grave of Pope Benedict XII and the mausoleum of Pope John XXII. A steep climb...More

Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gilded statue of the Virgin Mary on top is one of the landmarks of Avignon. At first, the interior looks rather dull. But it takes some time and patience to discover the real beauty of the building. Quite a mix of different styles and...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This cathedral is surprisingly unspectacular, considering its location next to the Palais du Papes. On the plus side you can visit it, most major churches I attempted to visit were closed.

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The cathedral is in the vicinity of the Pope's palace. The building itself is impressive and also the interior is worth seeing. There are two tombs of popes inside and quite a lot of statues and paintings.

Thank Mira V
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Another European church, I know....but this one stands next to the papal palace on a rise, so the views are stunning of the river and bridge on one side, and the palace on the other. The adjacent park is a good place to relax and...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The facade and the small square in front of the cathedral are very interesting and beautiful. The interior is the regular french cathedral, prerry but nothing out of the ordinary.

Thank Andre A
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a really historic building, with many significant changes to the use and occupancy. Sadly much of the history is just touched upon and not explored in depth. Worth a visit if you are in Avignon, make sure you get the ticket that allows...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is overshadowed by the Palais des Papes, and is easy to miss. Nevertheless, you should take a look at its interiors, unusual. Don't miss the oldest part of the church, in pure Roman style with the period baptismal font as you enter.

1  Thank Guillaume R
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