Cathédrale Sainte Réparate's calm green façade belies its astonishingly luxurious interior. Marble columns, furnishings decorated by mosaics in colored stone (marquetry), gold moldings, and massive murals combine to create true baroque splendor. This church Built by architect Jean-André Guibert, one of baroque art's greatest supporters in honor of Saint Réparate (the city's patron saint) consists of three naves and a magnificent chancel. The bell tower was added almost a century after the cathedral was completed. Relics abound, as several interesting paintings line up the walls of the church, including a masterpiece by early 19th-century local artist Hercule Trachel.
Attractions & Landmarks, Religious