Cathedral of Saint Julian of Le Mans
2 Place Saint Michel, 72000 Le Mans, France
About Cathedral of Saint Julian of Le Mans
Le Mans Cathedral is known for its architecture and its rich collection of stained glass and the striking bifurcating flying buttresses. Its construction was completed in the 14th century. The cathedral is dedicated to the first bishop of the town, Saint Julian of Le Mans, who founded Christianity around the beginning of the 4th century in the city.
Attractions near Cathedral of Saint Julian of Le Mans
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