Saint Matthieu Church, Montpellier

Saint Matthieu Church, Montpellier

Saint Matthieu Church is one of the oldest churches in the city. It used to be a Dominican Chapel, with a facade of the Corinthian order, that dates from 1829. It was built in 1624, but some of the artifacts, furnishings and paintings that decorate the interior of the building, have a much longer history, some of them dating from the seventeenth century. It is not a working church, but it still is a wonderful monument of art. An exception is the holiday of Saint Matthieu. On this grand day, the doors of the church are open and a ceremony is held.

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Sight Name: Saint Matthieu Church
Sight Location: Montpellier, France
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Montpellier Religious Tour  

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