The Aix Cathedral was created with the intention of helping those planning to tour the cathedral or visit the Aix-en-Provence to find their way around. The Aix Cathedral is a living part of history dating back to the 5th century when its first foundations were laid. A lot of renovation works has been done on the cathedral over the years to enhance its integrity.
The basic structure of the cathedral has remained unaltered over many centuries. The Aix Cathedral is both a place of worship by Christians as well as a national monument. There are many amazing facts about this cathedral and some of them can be seen from afar.
The Aix Cathedral was built over many centuries and for this reason, it combines the predominant building elements from the different centuries. The three dominant building elements which can be observed from the three naves of the cathedral are the Romanesque, Gothic, and Baroque. The façade of this piece of history is not only thrilling to behold but it also presents Christians with a serene place of worship.
We believe that the Aix Cathedral is one of the few remaining gifts of history and we should guard it jealously. The cathedral has several artworks that are more than 400 centuries old and we believe it is our responsibility to keep preserving these artworks so that we will have something to show the future generation.
We also believe that the Aix Cathedral will have more visitors if its art collections an history is widely talked about. The Triptych of the Burning Bush by Nicolas Froment, for example, is over 400 years old. It is also one of the prized possessions of the cathedral. Art enthusiasts or those looking for motivation for their next artwork can find loads of inspiration when they visit this cathedral.
We believe that the Aix Cathedral is capable of increasing the influx of tourists to this area which will in no small measure have a positive impact on the economy of this area as well as the nation at large.
Our landscape, historical buildings, and wildlife are an integral part of our identities and that of the community we live. Aix Cathedral and the surrounding historic buildings have become part of the identity of the Aix-en-Provence. Protecting these historical buildings is not only a noble thing to do but a debt we owe ourselves and the future generation.
We urge potential tourists who are planning a visit to France to include a trip to the Aix-en-Provence in their itinerary particularly exploring the Aix Cathedral. There is so much that can be learned from exploring the inside and outside of this cathedral and it will give you a broader view of France.
At Aix Cathedral we are committed to presenting the history and other interesting facts about the cathedral. There are a lot of legends surrounding the location of the cathedral and we are also committed to bringing to you the different sides of the story to help you decipher which is true and which is false. By broadening people’s knowledge about the cathedral, we also hope to attract new tourists from English speaking parts of the world to this area.
We also take up the responsibility of promoting other interesting locations in the Aix-en-Provence like the Musée Granet which is a museum with over 12,000 art masterpieces as well as the Atelier Cézanne which was the studio where Paul Cézanne carried out most of his works.
Aix Cathedral envisions a world where there is no segregation based on religion, where everyone irrespective of their religious affiliation can visit this historic cathedral to have a feel of its historic architecture and art collection.
Religious affiliation should not stop anyone from exploring the historical architectures around the world. The Aix Cathedral has the potential of uniting the world and promoting peace across the globe by bringing Christians and non-Christians to explore the architectural masterpiece.
We also believe that the serene nature of the cathedral will also provide the perfect environment needed for inner devotion and communicating with the supernatural. By interacting with the region, tourists will be able to drop any stereotype they had about the French nation.