Basilica of St. Michael, Bordeaux

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Basilica of St. Michael.

The Basilica of St. Michael, Bordeaux, is a Flamboyant Gothic church in Bordeaux, France, built between the end of 14th century and the 16th century.

The pulpit represents Saint Michael slaying the dragon. The stained-glass windows were destroyed during the bombardment of 1940. The separate bell tower, which is 114 meters tall, was built in the 15th century. In 1881 a Gallo-Roman cemetery and catacombs were discovered under the tower, with several naturally mummified bodies. The church is a listed historical monument. The tower can be visited every day from April to October. [1]


  1. ^ Flèche Saint-Michel, Bordeaux

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Coordinates: 44°50′04″N 0°33′54″W / 44.8344°N 0.5649°W / 44.8344; -0.5649