The north-façade of the cathedral
Bordeaux Cathedral ( Cathédrale Saint-André de Bordeaux) is a Roman Catholic cathedral, seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux-Bazas, located in Bordeaux.
The cathedral was consecrated by
Pope Urban II in 1096. Of the original Romanesque edifice, only a wall in the nave remains. The Royal Gate is from the early 13th century, while the rest of the construction is mostly from the 14th-15th centuries. The building is a national monument of France.
In this church in 1137 the 13-year-old
Eleanor of Aquitaine married the future Louis VII, a few months before she became Queen.
A separate bell tower, the
Tour Pey-Berland, is next to the cathedral.
The site is served by
line A and line B of the tramway de Bordeaux at Station Hôtel de Ville.
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Door of Arrows (Portail des Flèches) of Bordeaux Cathedral
Detail of the Door of Arrows (Portail des Flèches)
Royal portal (Portail royal)
Pey-Berland tower next to the cathedral
St Augustin - St Blaise - St Macaire
Pey-Berland tower near Saint-André Cathedral (northeast view)
Top of the tower (southeast view)
Pey Berland tower (east view)
Front view of the cathedral
Interior view with huge pipe organ
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Coordinates: 44°50′16″N 0°34′39″W / 44.83778°N 0.57750°W