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Antibes Cathedral (Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Platea d'Antibes) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, and national monument of France, located in the town of Antibes on the French Riviera. From the 5th or 6th century a cathedral was built on the site where a pagan temple had been, The remains of which can be seen in the Chapel of the Holy Spirit. It is said that St Paul was arrested here on a journey to Spain in 63 AD. Destroyed by the barbarians in 1124, the church was rebuilt in the early 13th century. The plan is with 3 naves. The church has undergone many tranformations over the centuries. The current facade is in Italian style from 1747 rebuilt after a heavy bombardment. Interior, some masterpieces from the Reaissance and Modern times: A crucifix from the middle of the 15th century in the choir. The transept chapel is a masterpiece paintet by Provencal artist Louis Brea in the 16th century: it represents The Virgin with Rosary. Do not leave without admiring the carved portal by Jacques Dole from the beginning of the 18th century.
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