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The Cathedral

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Want to get back to the important things? Push open the door of the 12th-century cathedral: it was the first Gothic religious building in the North of France, and its solemnity, its light, and the purity of its lines will delight you, while in contrast, one of the chapels, in flamboyant Gothic style, or the classic, 18th-century high altar, will surprise you.

During its construction, the cathedral was surrounded by a remarkable group of canonical and Episcopal buildings, today the best preserved in the North of France: to the north of the cathedral the canonical buildings were established (the refectory, the cloister, the library) and to the south, the Episcopal area (the Bishops’ chapel and the palace, today transformed into a museum).

  Tour sud (accès à la charpente et aux cloches, panorama sur la ville)   Tour nord (accès au dépôt lapidaire)   Nef caractéristique du 1er art gothique   Chapelle du Saint-Sépulcre, armoire à pentures du XIIIe siècle.   Chapelle Notre-Dame de Bon Secours, décor flamboyant,XVIe siècle.   Croisée du transept et maître-autel du XVIIIe siècle.   Transept aux bras arrondis et ajourés.   Chapelle Sainte-Catherine,peinture murale du XVIe siècle représentant l'Apparition du Christ à Marie-Madeleine.   Chevet à déambulatoire et chapelles rayonnantes.   Chapelle axiale et vitraux de saint Pantaléon.
  1. South tower (access to the roof and the bells, panorama over the town);
  2. North tower (access to the “dépôt lapidaire” [stone storage area]);
  3. Nave characteristic of early Gothic art;
  4. Saint-Sépulcre Chapel, 13th-century hinged cupboard;
  5. Notre-Dame de Bon Secours Chapel, flamboyant style, 16th century;
  6. 18th-century transept crossing and high altar;
  7. Transept with rounded arms, decorated with openwork;
  8. Sainte-Catherine Chapel, 16th-century wall painting representing the appearance of Christ to Mary Magdalene;
  9. Axial chapel with stained glass windows to Saint Pantaléon;
  10. Chevet with ambulatory and radiating chapels.

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