Saint-Matthieu church


This former Franciscan church, dating from the 13th and 14th centuries, is characterized by a typical basilica architecture. It is distinguished by its stained glass window made by Pierre d’Andlau in 1480, as well as a jube that separates the chancel from the nave. After it had been made available to the Protestants in 1575, the church was given a bell with a cockerel. In 1715, the chancel was given to the Catholics for their services, by order of the king of France and the arch between the nave and the chancel was bricked up. In 1937, the chancel was given back to the Protestants, but the wall of separation was only destroyed in 1987, 50 years later.


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