Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms, Avignon

#6 of 19 in Historic Sites in Avignon
World heritage site · Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
See a famous gilded statue of the Virgin Mary on the western tower of the Roman Catholic Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms. Built in the 12th century, this French national monument is one of the Romanesque buildings still standing in the country. Step inside to view several works of art, including the mausoleum of Pope John XXII, a 14th-century masterpiece of Gothic carving. Put Cathedrale Notre-Dame des Doms and other Avignon attractions into our Avignon holiday maker tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • I ducked in here to avoid the rain at the end of a long day and was captivated by this small church. It was the first church we had been in in France which had wood panelling lining the altar. I...  more »
  • Having seen the Cathedral from the square and Popes Palais, it was disappointing that it wasn't open when we were there. It is a pristine looking building from the outside and has a beautiful gold...  more »

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