Portail Saint-Martin

Historical sites and monuments

Place Hugues Plomb

51200 EPERNAY

The Portail Saint-Martin gate is a remnant of the Church of Notre-Dame, one of the oldest structures in Epernay. This Renaissance structure designed by Reims sculptor Pierre Jacques and built in 1540, became a listed historic monument in 1908. Worth noting are its charming stone garlands, intertwined with motifs depicting love, Hercules and a variety of animals, among which those of salamanders unquestionably identify this gate with the Francis I period.

km

Last update : 05-11-2019

You might also like ...

Climbing the towers of Reims cathedral allows a unique view of a masterpiece of Gothic architecture, its high statuary and 20th century structure. ...
Cathedrale---Reims-E
Notre-Dame de Reims is one of the major creations of Gothic art in Europe. Included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage sites, this 13th century c...
Espace « Châlons, Ville d’art et histoire » - Châlons-en-Champagne (2)
In a beautiful modern space at the heart of a 19th century mansion, come and discover the history and architecture of Châlons-en-Champagne, city of...