Cathédrale Saint-Maurice

Located on top of shale rock, on which the city of Angers was born, the Cathedral of St. Maurice d'Angers overlooks the river Maine, it is separated from the castle by the streets of the city ", former canonical neighborhood, walled city once inhabited by the canons of the Chapter of St. Maurice.

Built in the twelfth century, the cathedral has the shape of a Latin cross with a single nave. Vaults, called Angevin, have school in the great western France. The west front decorated with a portal-type columns with statues, was crowned in the sixteenth century, two large arrows and a central lantern tower which gives it its sleek appearance.

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