Cathédrale Saint-Maurice

Architecture & Buildings

Europe, France, Maine-et-Loire

Angers Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Maurice d'Angers), in the city of Angers, was constructed on the orders of bishops Normand de Doué and Guillaume de Beaumont after the original building burnt down in 1032. The transept's stained glass window of Saint Julian is considered a masterpiece of French 13th century glasswork. The cathedral is the seat of the diocese of Angers and a national monument of France.