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Basilique Saint Seurin

UNESCO world heritage, Registered monuments and sites

The Saint-Seurin Basilica is probably the Bordeaux's cradle Christianity. The vast Romanesque building (11th century) still exist porch, bedside, the crypt and the base of the tower.

From the 11th century, the return of peace facilitates the renewal of the Church and marks the beginning of a great monastic momentum evidenced St. Seurin Basilica.

Founded in the 6th century, she sat near the Church of St. Stephen, the first Bordeaux Cathedral, and the vast necropolis of the same era. This is the 11th century company that was building the Romanesque church, which was a stage of the pilgrimage of Saint-Jacques de Compostela, then in its infancy. From this first college, it remains the crypt and the bell tower. It was rebuilt from the late 12th century and chapels were added between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries.

Historic Monument and World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1998 as well as the St Michael's Basilica and St. Andrew's Cathedral

Closed following a fire in the sacristy. Opened for church services : on Wednesday and Friday at 7 pm and on Sunday at 9 and 11 am.

Basilique Saint Seurin
Place des Martyrs de la Résistance

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