Nîmes Cathedral

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Nîmes Cathedral
Cathédrale Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Castor de Nîmes
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Nîmes Cathedral
Basic information
Location Nîmes,  France
Geographic coordinates Coordinates: 43°50′18″N 4°21′38″E / 43.83833°N 4.36056°E / 43.83833; 4.36056
Affiliation Roman Catholic Church
Rite Roman
Province Bishops of Nîmes (–Uzès and Alès)
Region Gard
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Cathedral
Status Active
Architectural description
Architectural type church
Architectural style Romanesque, Gothic

Nîmes Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame-et-Saint-Castor de Nîmes) is a Roman Catholic church in Nîmes, France. The cathedral is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary and to the local Saint Castor of Apt.

The cathedral was the seat of the Bishops of Nîmes until 1877, when the name of the diocese was changed. It is still the seat of their successors the Bishops of Nîmes (–Uzès and Alès).

The cathedral is believed to stand on the site of the former temple of Augustus. It is partly Romanesque and partly Gothic in style.


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