Fodor's Expert Review Ancienne Cathédrale St-Nazaire

Toulouse and the Languedoc Religious Building

Rebuilt over several centuries after the sack of Béziers, the cathedral's western facade resembles a fortress for good reason—it served as a warning to would-be invaders. Note the medieval wall along Rue de Juiverie, which formed the limit between the cathedral precincts and the Jewish quarter. Inside the cathedral, look for the magnificent 17th-century walnut organ and the frescoes representing the lives of St-Stephen and others.

Religious Building

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Plan des Albigeois
Béziers, Occitania  34500, France

04–67–28–22–89

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