Moulins Cathedral

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Moulins Cathedral
Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Moulins
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Moulins Cathedral
Basic information
Location Moulins,  France
Geographic coordinates Coordinates: 46°34′0″N 3°19′54″E / 46.56667°N 3.33167°E / 46.56667; 3.33167
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Province Bishop of Moulins
Region Allier
Country France
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Cathedral
Status Active
Architectural description
Architectural type church
Groundbreaking 15th century
Completed 19th century

The Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Moulins (French: Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Moulins), commonly known as Moulins Cathedral Basilica, is a Roman Catholic church located in the town of Moulins, Allier, France.[1]

Stained glass window inside the cathedral, end of the 15th century.

It is a national monument and is the seat of the Bishop of Moulins.

The Moulins triptych by the Maître de Moulins inside the cathedral.

The cathedral contains two distinct building phases constructed four centuries apart, the collegiate church was constructed in the Flamboyant style at the end of the 15th century. It was made a cathedral in 1822. To this a neo-Gothic nave, designed by the architects Lassus and Millet, was added at the end of the 19th century.[citation needed]

The treasury contains the famous triptych by the Maître de Moulins, which was commissioned around 1500 by the Duke of Bourbon.

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