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Adresse :
Place Franklin Roosevelt 82000 MONTAUBAN

Cathedral Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

Built at the highest point of the city and built partly white stone, The cathedral symbolizes the omnipotence of the Catholic kingdom over the former rebel city ... Consecrated in 1739, it is the work of three royal architects "Francis of 'Orbay", "Jules Hardouin-Mansart" and "Robert de Cotte".
Classical facade wears the statues of the four evangelists, led by the king's arms listed on the pediment. The interior reveals a building with harmonious lines, enhanced by a delicate dome on pendentives. The cathedral houses a remarkable furniture: stalls (XVIII), organ carved walnut (XVII) and a canopy of Napoleon III style. In the north transept throne one of the major works of Ingres, The 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)