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Visiter JARDIN DU ROCHER DES DOMS

JARDIN DU ROCHER DES DOMS

Garden

Dominating the plain of the Rhone with its 30m height, it is the first place of occupation of the City since the...

Visiter VERTICAL GARDEN OF THE HALLS

VERTICAL GARDEN OF THE HALLS

Garden

The vertical garden of Les Halles is a creation of Patrick Blanc, botanist and researcher at the CNRS, inventor of ...

Visiter CATHEDRAL NOTRE-DAME-DES-DOMS

CATHEDRAL NOTRE-DAME-DES-DOMS

Church - Chapel

Today it is a metropolitan basilica, built according to tradition on the site of a 4th century Christian basilica....

Visiter CHURCH OF SAINT-SYMPHORIEN LES CARMES

CHURCH OF SAINT-SYMPHORIEN LES CARMES

Church - Chapel

Church of the former Convent of the Carmelas until the Revolution, it receives in 1803 the title of the parish...

Visiter COLLEGIALE SAINT-PIERRE

COLLEGIALE SAINT-PIERRE

Church - Chapel

Cited as early as the 10th century, it was rebuilt under the papacy of Avignon by Cardinal Pierre des Prés, and erected...

Visiter COLLEGIALE SAINT-DIDIER

COLLEGIALE SAINT-DIDIER

Church - Chapel

Built in 1355 at the expense of the estate of Cardinal de Déaux (remains of the tomb in the choir), it was erected as ...

Visiter COLLEGIALE SAINT-AGRICOL

COLLEGIALE SAINT-AGRICOL

Church - Chapel

Tradition attributes its foundation to Saint Agricol, bishop of Avignon, in the 7th century. The excavations practiced...

Visiter CHAPEL OF THE ORATORY

CHAPEL OF THE ORATORY

Church - Chapel

Begun in 1713, several architects succeeded each other until its consecration in 1750. Preceded from a monumental...

Visiter CHAPEL OF THE GRAY PENITENTS

CHAPEL OF THE GRAY PENITENTS

Church - Chapel

Built on the site of the oratory of St. Croix where, according to tradition, King Louis VIII made his devotions in 1226...

Visiter CHAPEL OF THE BLACK PENITENTS

CHAPEL OF THE BLACK PENITENTS

Church - Chapel

Founded in 1586, the brotherhood is placed under the name of St. John the Baptist, intended to help the prisoners and...

Visiter CHURCH OF NOTRE-DAME-THE-PRINCIPALE (CHAPEL OF THE WHITE PENITENTS)

CHURCH OF NOTRE-DAME-THE-PRINCIPALE (CHAPEL OF THE WHITE PENITENTS)

Church - Chapel

One of the old parishes of the city, enlarged by several lateral chapels during the fourteenth century during the...

Visiter CHAPELLE DES PENITENTS VIOLETS

CHAPELLE DES PENITENTS VIOLETS

Church - Chapel

After having seceded in 1662 with the Penitents Bleus, the brotherhood of the Penitents Violets newly created is placed...

Visiter CHURCH OF THE CELESTINS CONVENT

CHURCH OF THE CELESTINS CONVENT

Church - Chapel

On the site of the tomb of Cardinal Peter of Luxembourg, died in 1387 in the odor of holiness, Pope Clement VII granted...

Visiter CHURCH OF SAINT-MARTIAL (TEMPLE REFORM)

CHURCH OF SAINT-MARTIAL (TEMPLE REFORM)

Church - Chapel

Ceded by Pope Urbain V to the Benedictines of Cluny, the building became in 1378 a monastery-college under the name of...

Visiter CHAPEL OF THE CONVENT SAINTE-CLAIRE

CHAPEL OF THE CONVENT SAINTE-CLAIRE

Church - Chapel

The Poor Clares settled in Avignon about 1230 shortly after the foundation of their order. Rebuilt in the 14th century...

Visiter CHURCH OF THE CORDELIERS CONVENT

CHURCH OF THE CORDELIERS CONVENT

Church - Chapel

From the important Convent of the Cordeliers, established as early as 1233 on the banks of the Sorgue, only a part of...

Visiter CLOCK OF THE AUGUSTINE CONVENT

CLOCK OF THE AUGUSTINE CONVENT

Church - Chapel

The Augustinians settled in the second half of the 13th century not far from the Carmelites. The church, one of the...

Visiter CHAPELLE SAINT-LOUIS

CHAPELLE SAINT-LOUIS

Church - Chapel

The chapel of the Novitiate of the Jesuits was begun as early as 1601 on a Greek cross plan, and blessed in 1611 under...

Visiter CLOITRE OF THE NOVICIAT OF THE JESUITES SAINT-LOUIS

CLOITRE OF THE NOVICIAT OF THE JESUITES SAINT-LOUIS

Church - Chapel

The work began with the west wing, in 1627, with F. Royers de la Valfeniere, and continued in the following century...

Visiter CHAPEL OF THE VISITATION

CHAPEL OF THE VISITATION

Church - Chapel

Built between 1631 and 1638 by F. Royers de la Valfeniere, the church of the convent of the Visitation took advantage...

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