Saint Pierre's Cathedral.
Saint Pierre's Cathedral is situated at a height of 404m above the sea level (it's the highest place in the ancient part of the city), where by one of the versions the Roman temple used to be located. Starting with the 4th – 6th centuries small Christian basilisk started to appear there. During one of the greatest archeological dig under the cathedral they found the remains of the previous temples, the baptismal chapel of the 4th century and the mosaics of the 5th century. Saint Pierre's Cathedral was built in 1150-1232 in the Roman style with gothic elements. Its capitals were made in the style of late Romanism and early Gothic.
From the 13th century the outlook of the cathedral has been changed a lot. Its two unfinished towers date the 13th century. In 1749-1756 the former front was changed for the portico with six Corinthian columns. In 1895 the pointed metal tower replaced the bell tower of the 15th century. Inside the cathedral id decorated in an austere Calvinistic style, that's why it's extremely unpretentious. In the north aisle there is a three-cornered chair, which belonged to theologian, founder of Calvinism John Calvin (1509-1565). In Rohan chapel in 1889 they placed the monument for Anri de Rohan (1579-1638), the leader of French protestants in the times of Louis XIII.
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