Church of St-Pierre-aux-Nonnains
Rue de la Citadelle, 57000 Metz Route Planner
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de end Jun-end Sep: daily except Mon 2pm-6pm; rest of year: weekends 2pm-6pm


The oldest church in France, Saint-Pierre-aux-Nonnains dates from 390. It was originally a lay basilica that was transformed into a chapel around 615. This is when the splendid chancel with carved panels was added (kept in the Cour d'Or museum). In turn a Benedictine chapel and a military depot in the 16C, it is a significant part of Metz's heritage.


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